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Basilica Catedral Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia

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Address: Higuey, Dominican Republic
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This gothic-style chapel stands in Santo Domingo's Colonial District.

This gothic-style chapel stands in Santo Domingo's Colonial District.

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Amazing place

Each time when I pass to Punta Cana I stop by to Basilica. It's amazing place, with strong energy. Good organization all around. They offer you guided tour, or even a photographer... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Each time when I pass to Punta Cana I stop by to Basilica. It's amazing place, with strong energy. Good organization all around. They offer you guided tour, or even a photographer to make for you some nice photos. Park which surrounds the Cathedral is also amazing. But inside... just uauuu. You have to get to this place and fill... More 

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Rosendale, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't go inside the Basilica, but it looks really neat from the outside. We did go into the museum and there is a lot of really cool artifacts in. Worth the $5 per person to see.

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Gdansk, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The large concrete structure with decorative elements from the front. Enough raw inside. Interesting lighting of the altar. Worth seeing. Entrance fee 1UDS / person.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous place. Would come back to visit. It is a great place to visit with the family. The mass is incredible.

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Schererville, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

$10 is the typical cost of the tour......we were quoted $15 just an FYI. Be sure to see the museum first! It gives you more information about the sites. $5 is the cost for the museum tour. Well worth the money!

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This Basilica is breath taking inside. I want to say there are roughly 13 Charles and each one have different and beautiful architecture and paintings.

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Vancouver, BC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

This place is a modern version of what a Architect think a church should look like, one heck of a lot of cement used to build this interesting amount of Palm trees planted around the large property which refers to Palm sundays the church is located in the centre of town

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Murmansk, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The authors of the project so unusual churches were the French Andre Segonzac and Pierre Dupré, won the tender in the midst of world war II in 1943. Construction began in 1954 and ended in 1971. Long, by the standards of other cathedrals. The most unusual thing about this Cathedral is an 80-meter concrete arch. In 1979, the Cathedral was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We rented a car and went there on our own. I was big, beautiful and amazing! So glad we decided to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I wanted to visit the basilica the last time I was in the DR but time didn't allow for it. I was thrilled to be able to visit this trip and it did not disappoint. The basilica is absolutely beautiful. Stunning doors, amazing stained glass, beautiful arches. Wonderful place to visit.

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