Basílica de la Santísima Cruz de El Seibo

This very old church dates back to 1556 when it was built to serve the El Seibo area. There are not too many fully standing building in the New World that can claim to be nearly five centuries old, so if you enjoy old architecture, be sure to take a look at this one.


The white body of the building with the red roof and curved angles clearly give away its Spanish origin.

Staying Close

El Seibo is a good option for those wishing to visit Basílica de la Santísima Cruz de El Seibo, since those staying in this region of the Dominican Republic will have convenient access to the historical site throughout their trip. With only a few accommodations around the community around Basílica de la Santísima Cruz de El Seibo, only a little foot traffic might be anticipated.

Hotels near Basílica de la Santísima Cruz de El Seibo
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Hotel San Miguel Hotel 0.2 mi. (36.3 km) SSE
Hotel Genesis Hotel 0.3 mi. (37.0 km) NW
La Casa Familiar Guest house 5.0 mi. (44.1 km) NW
Hotel Santa Clara Hotel 8.4 mi. (45.0 km) NW

Location and What's Nearby

Food and drink choices are somewhat rare in the region around this historical site, but you might find a place or two to satisfy your hunger. Panadería El Seibo is a great locale to fill up at before checking out this historical site, and will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. It's around about a hundred yards away from this landmark, so stop in and dig in! Also close-by, you'll encounter options like El Gran Taino and D'Jose Ramon where you should be sure to eat some Latin American meals and experience the flavors of the Dominican Republic.


Contact Information

Location: Avenida Manuela Diez, El Seibo, Hispaniola


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