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

Those wishing to visit Basílica de la Santísima Cruz de El Seibo may choose to book their trip in El Seibo, since guests staying in this area of the Dominican Republic will have the benefit of easy site access throughout their trip. You won't find the area surrounding the historical site flooded with tourists, particularly since there are very few places to stay nearby.

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

The neighborhood surrounding Basílica de la Santísima Cruz de El Seibo is not what you could be called known for its array of dining options, but vacationers willing to go farther afield might discover a place where they can share a meal. Panadería El Seibo is a wonderful restaurant to eat before checking out this historical site, and is very close-by, making it a great option for its patrons. Panadería El Seibo is just about about a hundred yards away from this landmark, so check it out and try something off the menu. Also near Basílica de la Santísima Cruz de El Seibo you and your party will come across options such as El Gran Taino and D'Jose Ramon where you and your companions should try out Latin American cuisine and experience the Dominican Republic culture.


Contact Information

Location: Avenida Manuela Diez, El Seibo, Hispaniola


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