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 is the 2nd time we have visited the Basilica. The first time it was under construction. We went on our own and a tour guide came over right away. It was only $1 per person to get into the church ...  more »
  • It is one of the cathedrals most impressive of Rep. Dominican and Caribbean maybe. It has dates very visited as the 21 of January of each year.
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  • This is an architectural anomaly. HUGE spires , massive concrete structure but had no character or visually appealing external attributes. Recently constructed (about 40 years). has not developed any ...  more »

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