Pozo de la Virgen

Legend has it that when a fire threatened the nearby religious building, a miraculous spout of water shot from the Pozo de la Virgen (Well of the Virgin Mary) and doused the flames. Whether the tales are to be believed or not, this is a Holy Shrine for Catholics and an often visited site for people in the region.


Pozo de la Virgen is not much more than a well, and it is its legendary history that makes it a notable visit. When visiting look for a white well with a red roof right in the middle of the street.

Staying Close

Higuey is a good option for those wishing to visit Pozo de la Virgen, because guests staying in this area of the Dominican Republic will be excited to have convenient access to the historical site for the duration of their trip. With only a few accommodations around the area within the vicinity of Pozo de la Virgen, relatively little tourist traffic should be bargained for.

Hotels near Pozo de la Virgen
Hotel Type Island Distance Direction
Hotel Don Carlos Hotel Hispaniola 0.7 mi. (1.0 km) WNW

Location and What's Nearby

The neighborhood surrounding Pozo de la Virgen isn't precisely well-known for its diversity of dining options, but tourists with an adventuresome attitude might find a place where they can eat dinner. Cotubanama, which has a menu full of Mediterranean fare, is also the most convenient dining option from this site. The restaurant is just about a short distance away from this site's location, so stop by and eat up!


Contact Information

Location: Calle Augustin Guerro, Higuey, Hispaniola


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