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Excursion to the Basilica of Higuey

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In this excursion you can visit, the Basilica of Higuey, and Macao Beach

Visit With Us Excursion to the Basilica of Higuey Leaving from , Santo Domingo, Boca Chica, La Romana, Punta Cana, Juan Dolió and other areas of the country.

The Higuey Basilica is a must-see in the Dominican Republic. It doesn’t matter if you are religious or not, the beauty of the basilica will leave you speechless. Also known as La Negrita, the basilica is built on a place where it is said that the Virgin of Altagracia appeared to a blind child and healed him.

The most attractive thing about the Basilica of Higüey?

From the first moment you set foot in the Basilica of Higüey, what most attracts your attention is its architecture. Although it is not the typical European-style church, it has a unique and exotic beauty that captivates all visitors. The Basílica de Higüey is also known as the Cathedral of Our Lady of Altagracia, and is the largest Marian sanctuary in the country. It is built entirely of stone and is 82 meters long by 58 meters wide. Its white façade stands out against the lush green of the surrounding landscape, and its twin towers surmounted by golden domes are visible from afar.

The interior of the basilica is equally impressive, with an enormous hand-carved and illuminated altarpiece by golden lights There are also numerous works of religious art, such as a wood-carved crucifix dating from the sig

What can we find in the basilica of Higüey?

The Basilica of Higüey is a Catholic church located in the city of Higüey, in the Dominican Republic. The basilica was built in 1936 and is dedicated to the Virgen de la Altagracia, who is considered the patron saint of Dominicans. The basilica is the most important pilgrimage site in the country, attracting thousands of visitors every year. In the basilica, visitors can see the original image of the Virgen de la Altagracia, as well as a museum and information center on the life and work of Santa María Goretti.

What to do in the Basilica of Higüey?

When you visit the Basilica of Higüey, there are a few things you can do. First of all, you can visit the chapel of Santo Cristo, which is the holiest place in the basilica. You can also visit the tomb of Juan Pablo Duarte, the father of the Dominican homeland. Another thing you can do is admire the views from the top of the towers of the basilica. And last but not least, you can buy souvenirs in the gift shop located inside the basilica.

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