Higüey attractions

Church in Higüey

Basilica de Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia

From the outside, this basilica is a strange mixture of the sacred and profane. A utilitarian concrete facade, not far removed from a military bunker, is topped by an elongated arch reaching high into the sky. But i…
Museum in Higüey

Museo de la Altagracia

This extremely well-done and modern museum traces the history of religion and culture in the DR back to the 18th century. It is on the grounds of the Basilica de Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia, surrounded by an imp…