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Basilica Higuey

La Basilica de Higüey is the most important religious monument of the Dominican Republic. Located in on the main street of the province of Salva Leon de Higüey. The Basilica was inaugurated on the 21st of January 1971.
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    La Basilica de Higüey is one of the most respected religious monuments in Dominican Republic.
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    The Basilica is one of the most visited monuments in Dominican Republic. Thousands visit the site on Altagracia Day, (January 21) each year to celebrate the…
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    The Basilica was inaugurated by Dr. Joaquin Balaguer January 21, 1971
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    It is 4680 square meters. There are 45 bronze bells in the tower that were donated by Mr. Joaquín Alfáu in 1864. It is said to be the largest bell tower in the…
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    The first stone of the Basilica was blessed by Archbishop Octavio A. Beras. The entire temple courtyard, porch, vestry, patio and garden covers an area of…
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    The inscription on the wall at the entrance of the Basilica