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. A visit to Basilica Catedral Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Higuey travel itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • Very convenient, a symbol of Christianity and Catholicism in the Caribbean. It is worth to admire the contrast with her around much more sober. Built in the middle of the last century
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  • If you're Catholic, it is definitely a place that you would like to visit. I don't know its history, but it is certainly a unique church.
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  • Start to be here is a spiritual touch. I was with my family and all were very graceful with signage and the format to access the common areas, the staff inside the Cathedral was marked correctly and with the necessary information. The structure of the Cathedral is impressive and just enter and you find yourself in another world I recommend listening to the mass, and if you're devout you can devote your time to the santitisimo, and n little place on the left side of the Cathedral, where you can find to your being inside and this can feel the presence of the Holy Spirit. The image of the Virgin of altagracia is in the center of the basilica. e s a magical experience and no you can't miss if you live Dominican Republic you have to come here. the design of the Cathedral is modernist, with fresh hand-painted art bisantino sculptures and light Kit gives a unique craft spectrum, main doors have all the bulls of the basilica is wrought in bronze and when the touching... phew can't it explain don't forget encerder a candle since this will make you part of the place and buy a craft. Always there are guides that you oriented and make that maximises the delight of this trip
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