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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  • This Church is beautiful, nice place to visit hundreds travel far and wide to come here for a pilgrimage. They allow entry for any one but you must be respectfully dressed  more »
  • Truly stunning. Exceeded my expectations, and was truly moved by the history of this church and locals. Highly recommend visiting here. Either on part of a tour, or on your own.  more »
  • La basilica was so beautiful and serene with outstanding architecture. A must-see location.
  • Be very careful when going here. The church itself is in very good shape and beautiful inside and out however there are aggressive panhandlers (and worse?) that foreign visitors may not be used to seeing.

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