He Ministry of Tourism launched this Thursday the restoration work of various historical and cultural infrastructures of the Colonial City of Santo Domingowith a cost of more than RD$116 million.
The playswhich are part of a program between the Ministry of Tourism and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)will include the Alcázar de Colón and the Puerta de la Misericordia, as well as the facades of various architectural heritage sites, including the Museum of the Royal Houses and the Panteón de la Patria.
These jobs they will have an impact on the visit of national and foreign tourists to the Colonial City, said the Minister of Tourism, David Collado, when announcing the start of the works.
In it Alcazar de Colonlocated in the Plaza de España, will be corrected, for example, damage to the structure of its four facades and areas such as the patio, the interior of its two levels and the roof will be worked on, according to a Tourism note.
This project It also contemplates actions aimed at the safety and inclusion of users, such as the air conditioning with air conditioning, emergency power plant, video surveillancefire prevention and ramp construction for the disabled, among others.
Meanwhile, in the Gate of Mercythe works include the restoration of the stone wall, the walls, the garden areas, the recovery of the electrical lighting and the embellishment overview of the entire environment.