Hinche Haiti - In front of the old Catholic church, getting ready for Fête patronale de Hinche

Hinche Haiti - In front of the old Catholic church, getting ready for Fête patronale de Hinche

Less than two hours from the Haiti's Capital Port-au-Prince in the Centre Department is the city of Hinche, also called the city of Charlemagne Peralte, home to the oldest cathedral in the Americas.

This old cathedral you are looking at was built in 1503 by Nicolas de Ovando.

The old Catholic church In Hinche Haiti, this is the oldest cathedral in Island The old Catholic church In Hinche Haiti, this is the oldest cathedral in Island

It's December 1st, 2018, and merchants are lining up in front of the old church getting ready for Fête patronale de Hinche, la fête de l'Immaculée Conception (the feast of the Immaculate Conception), patron saint of the city of Hinche, on 8 and 9 December.

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