Los Tres Ojos

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Parque Nacional Los Tres Ojos

Los Tres Ojos (The Three Eyes) is the name given to a 50-foot open-air limestone cave located in the Mirador del Este park, in the Santo Domingo Este municipality of the Dominican Republic. A series of three lakes, or ojos, the site is currently one of the most visited tourist attractions in the country.


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The caves are fed by water from an underground river and surrounded by stalactites and stalagmites.The composition of the water varies. The two ponds are respectively made of sulphurous water and salt water, while the large lake is composed of freshwater.Their temperature varies between 20°C to 29°C and their various depths give rise to different coloured reflections, blue, green, and sometimes yellow. The fauna is also very varied and includes fish, bats and turtles. Surrounding vegetation is lush and abundant.

Cave and vegetation

Look at the TV document below. It's interesting even if you don't undertand spanish.

The raft taking to the third lake is thrilling, like the ferry of hades.

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