Puerto Plata Carnival

The Carnival of Puerto Plata is a colorful parade where the country`s cultural heritage is shown since its early beginnings, when the island inhabitants were called Taino. The masks and costumes become a sort of time machine that displays key social and cultural elements throughout the 500+ years gone by since the island was first found by Christopher Columbus on October 12th, 1492.

  • Brazilian type carnival dress

 

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