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Address: Calle 14 e/51 y 53, La Plata, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 221 4273504
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La Plata city, in general, was not exactly what I have expected but this catedral really surprised me for the better. I don't remember seeing one like this in South America, it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Campinas, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

La Plata city, in general, was not exactly what I have expected but this catedral really surprised me for the better. I don't remember seeing one like this in South America, it was well worth the effort to go there from Buenos Aires. To get there from Buenos Aires, I took the bus 129 via autopista (highway) in the 9... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

No visit to La Plata is complete without a visit to the Cathedral. Locals are nicer than in Buenos Aires...and the meat is probably better.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I almost missed going to the top of the tower via elevator and tour guide. Enter in the bottom right to take a tour with a guide. Even though it was in Spanish you will learn much about this cathedral in the basement via pictures and artwork and Rocha family history. Take the tour but not on your own.

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

You don't expect this kind of architecture in South America and you definitely don't expect a Cathedral with this level of detail to be made of brick. The design was incredible and the history behind the building is unique as well. The interior is just as grand as the exterior and has a holy aura to it. Definitely worth stopping... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I had the privilege of living in La Plata back in the fall of 1980 and again about a year later. I always cherished any chance to visit this building. Back then the cathedral was lacking the two main spires. From what I've read, they had to halt construction in the 1930s when it was discovered that the building was... More 

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

A must see if you ar ever in the area. While you are there you can view the plaza across the street and some govermental buildings. Downtow is just a few block away.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I´ve seen the construction from the freeway and I´ve thought "it must be big". Plain and simple as I explain it: I was so wrong. It´s marvelous. It´s a cathedral worth seeing for anyone who ever had the chance to go and experience such an amazing building. If you are catholic, you´ll be worthless.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

built to look like a european gothic cathedral, but only completed in past few decades. it is set at the end of a huge plaza. admission to the tower includes a small "museum" below the cathedral with a nice display on the construction of the cathedral. the stained glass windows are stunning! the elevator up into one of the towers... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Visiting the Catedral doesn't need long, but the trip up the tower is definitely worth it! A great view and plenty of interesting history in the displays.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

I've grown up with this cathedral, it's only in the last ten or twenty years that the two main towers were built. Visitors to Buenos Aires rarely see this little gem. If this was Europe the place would be full of coaches carrying tourists, here there are very few. It's a wonderful building built in the late 19th early 20th... More 

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