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Basilica Catedral Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia

Higuey, Dominican Republic
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This gothic-style chapel stands in Santo Domingo's Colonial District.
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  • Average7%
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not your typical cathedral. Modern design but impressive inside. $1US entry. No problem parking as huge on site car park.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even if you're not a believer this cathedral is amazing, it's stunning from both the outside and inside. The area around the cathedral didn't inspire confidence in us but there's a huge parking lot just behind it, so you can park in safety (there's a...More

Thank Tom E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Catedral as part of a day-long Hispaniola Tour. It is both beautiful and impressive and I would definitely recommend that everyone traveling to this area visit and really take this in while you are here. One other important note: You should also...More

Thank Suzanne2375
Reviewed June 3, 2017

It is the patron saint of the Dominican Republic, and in her honor this extraordinary and beautiful building was built. It is not anymore just a simple monument, it is a place where people are making promises to Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia in order...More

Thank Salvador H
Reviewed May 31, 2017

We visited the church on our excursion with Compay. Beautiful stained glass high ceilings. If women have shorts above their knees, then they are given a wrap to cover their legs before they can enter.

Thank UKbluegrass
Reviewed May 30, 2017

I am glad I got to see it. Wish I would have bought more stuff from their gift shop and spent more time around it. Don't get fooled at the hotel for private company tours. You can easily get their from your resort, just hop...More

Thank MarlMora
Reviewed May 14, 2017

The Higuey Basilica was one of the stops on our excursion from Punta Cana. The entry was included in our package, so I do not know the fee price. Our tour guide provided information about the structure and the history of the Basilica, as well...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful gift from the country is Spain. The Basilica is visable from all points in the city. Truly the dominant structure and well worth the stop. I love Higuey as it is 'real' and not the poofy over the top resort world that most...More

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed May 4, 2017

The Basilica is gorgeous & history very interesting. Do not pay for a guide! The guides are aggressive & don't add much value. Do go visit the museum, which is well worth the price of admission for an interesting perspective on the history & a...More

Thank G F
Reviewed April 12, 2017

This the location of one of the great Christian pilgrimages. I would recommend this highly. Tourists from Punta Cana can easily take the public transit system which drops passengers directly in from of the Basilica.

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February 25, 2017|
Response from thaizros3 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I was visiting and don't know much about the church schedule. I'm sorry!!
February 7, 2017|
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Response from Sandi J | Reviewed this property |
We had a car because we flew in and out of Snto Domingo and needed the car to get to Punta Cana. We didn't want to take the bus and it was cheaper than to take a cab. We had no problems with driving. We GPS'd it before we... More