Basilica Catedral Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia, Higuey

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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  • This basilica is a very spiritual place to go for praying and meditating. It is located in the city of Higuey. You can also buy and light candles just outside of the main entrance. Mother Theresa and ...  more »
  • A different Basilica with a spectacular interior, its proportions called the attention as well as the stained glass windows. It can approach each other the image of the Virgin of Altagracia, is like a canvas, behind a glass. Similar to when you go to Santiago and you can embrace the Holy. A place of worship and reference for the Dominicans. Vistable 100%. There is also a museum with interesting guided tour. It can not be entered with shorts or miniskirt (women).
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  • A very nice Church new Church. Then we were in the ancient Church, 500-year-old church is very tiny and very poor, but very authentic to me personally I liked it more than the new.
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