The Faro A Colón, or the Lighthouse to Columbus is a towering structure built as a memorial to Christopher Columbus, the construction for which began in 1986. The building serves as a giant lighthouse, projecting its beams in the shape of a cross, up in the sky. The beam is a sight to behold and can be seen all the way from Puerto Rico. the building is a dedication to Christopher Columbus and stands to be one of the most iconic buildings in the Dominican Republic. The monument also serves as a museum as it houses artifacts like a boat from Cuba and Colombian jewelry.