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Museo de La Altagracia

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Address: Arzobispo Nouel, Jardines de La Basilica, Higuey, Dominican Republic
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Informative museum on Dominican beliefs

The Spanish settlers brought to the island of Hispaniola their Catholic faith. Through the years the devotion to the Virgin Mary grew and developed in the eastern region city of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 March 2016
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Roissy-en-Brie, France
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Bavaro, Dominican Republic
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Small but nice museum next to the famous La Basilica de la Altagracia. If you have some free time during your visit to the Basilica you can take a look on their exposition.

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Roissy-en-Brie, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

The Spanish settlers brought to the island of Hispaniola their Catholic faith. Through the years the devotion to the Virgin Mary grew and developed in the eastern region city of Higuey, the current home of the country’s “Basilica of the Virgin of La Altagracia.” Through the years the Basilica has turned into an icon of Roman Catholic culture. The city... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

This place have a lot of history and we can found everywhere some sign of the different period. i will like to have more time there to be able to take the time to feel the scene end the environnement. Needs to be seen.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

Really miraculous place........we would love to go back again some day............................................

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

Very clean and organize, good information from the person who gave us the tour! Volveria otra ves, Los Detalles son increibles.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014

My husband and I walked over to the Museum after visiting the Basilica of our Lady of Altagracia next door. It cost about $10 to enter the museum. It may have useful to visit the museum beforehand, particularly if, like me, you did not grow up with much exposure to Catholicism. The tour only included us (and the guide and... More 

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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2013

was very comfortable..in a nice setting with clean bathrooms and sold good snacks..the sellers were very friendly aswell

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

this space have arte sacra, memorabilia of saints, candles, saints, prayers, crucifixes. well organized. A little bit hot

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