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Salvaleón de Higüey Destination Guide

Discover Salvaleón de Higüey in Dominican Republic

Salvaleón de Higüey in the region of La Altagracia with its 123,787 habitants is a town located in Dominican Republic - some 84 mi or ( 136 km ) East of Santo Domingo , the country's capital .

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Local time in Salvaleón de Higüey is now 01:18 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " America/Santo Domingo " with a UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Siete Puertas, Santo Domingo, Santiago de los Caballeros, Santa Cruz de Barahona, and San Pedro de Macorís. When in this area, you might want to check out Siete Puertas . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Salvaleón de Higüey ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Higuey Dominican Republic * Salvaleón de Higüey

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Salvaleón de Higüey is a city in the wide coastal lowland of the southeastern Dominican Republic. Founded in 1502 by Juan Ponce de León, Higüey has long been a pilgrimage centre known for its elaborat ..

Higüey (República Dominicana 2009)

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Decoracion Globos Toy Story P1.avi

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Inside Basilica At Higuey

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Interesting facts about this location

Higüey (city)

Higüey, or in full Salvaleón de Higüey, is the capital city of the eastern La Altagracia Province, in the Dominican Republic. The Yuma River flows through the urban areas of Higüey. Higüey is also the denomination of a former native chiefdom in the east of the island at the arrival of Christopher Columbus. It is one of the economically fastest-developing cities in the country, and dubbed the Capital of Dominican Tourism and sometimes the Capital of Stockbreeding.

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Located at 18.62 -68.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: La Altagracia Province, Populated places in the Dominican Republic

Basílica Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia

The Basílica Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia is a Roman Catholic minor basilica and cathedral dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary located in Salvaleón de Higüey, Dominican Republic. The basilica is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey. The basilica was decreed on December 17, 1970. Among the many reasons that inspired its creation, there is one that highlights among the rest.

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Located at 18.62 -68.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Churches in the Dominican Republic, Postmodern architecture

Baigua Field

Baigua Airport is located in Higüey, the capital city of La Altagracia province in the Dominican Republic. It serves mostly for private aviation in the locality.

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Located at 18.53 -68.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Airports in the Dominican Republic, La Altagracia Province

San Rafael del Yuma

San Rafael del Yuma is a municipality of approximately 100,000 people, located in the La Altagracia province of the Dominican Republic. The ruins of Juan Ponce de León's residence are located on a plateau located three kilometers from San Rafael de Yuma. The municipality is located 10 kilometers from Boca de Yuma. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:18|26|N|68|40|W|region:DO_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki|| |primary |name= }}

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Located at 18.43 -68.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: La Altagracia Province, Populated places in the Dominican Republic

Altos de Chavón

The biggest attraction in La Romana, Dominican Republic, is Altos de Chavón, a re-creation of a medieval European village conceived from the imagination of Roberto Copa, a former Paramount Pictures set designer, and Charles Bluhdorn. Its construction began in 1976 when the construction of a nearby road and bridge crossing the Chavón River had to be blasted through a mountain of stone.

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Located at 18.42 -68.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 29 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in the Dominican Republic, Music venues in the Dominican Republic, Visitor attractions in the Dominican Republic