Basilica Catedral Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia, Higuey

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View the modern architectural style of Basilica Catedral Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia, a cathedral dominated by a pattern of triangular shapes. The Roman catholic cathedral, which was completed in 1970, is almost completely built from concrete. Its nave features a towering ceiling that meets at a point, almost like a pyramid, while light pierces stained glass windows to illuminate the interior in soft colors. According to legend, the cathedral was built on the place where a little girl kept finding her portrait of Mother Mary, after repeatedly placing it by her bedside. Put Basilica Catedral Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia and other Higuey attractions into our Higuey sightseeing app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Beautiful Cathedral seen from all points of the city. Very nice inside also. Wide Esplanade to its entry for the pilgrimage day of the national holiday. Highly recommended to visit it
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  • At Higuey in the land - to discover the market that works every day (as often in the Dominican Republic) - this church is very curiously built but hey I think it's worth the glance from the inside
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  • It is a basilica located in higuey. One of the most important cities of the Dominican Republic! This basilica draws attention from far away, and it's very elegant. One of the shrines is also most visited the Caribbean and Latin America and the truth is that mu deserved it. Also another relevant piece of information is that it was last century Pope Juan Pablo II, precisely to bless this basilica. Highly recommended the building.
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  • Anyone interested in architecture should visit this church. It's even more interesting inside. Catenary arches supported by concrete airplane wings?
  • Lovely place to stay with the family plus the grest views of the same
  • The most beautiful church on the entire island. This is a must see if you are a local or tourist. It is free of charge but donations are welcomed
  • A trip necessary and cozy
  • Huge park around the church! Enormous beautiful and rare building!
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