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Catedral de la Plata

Calle 14 e/51 y 53, La Plata, Argentina
+34(0221)4273504
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Ranked #1 of 19 attractions in La Plata
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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140 reviews 140 reviews
27 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
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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LA PLATA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

It is a magnificent catedral. It is unique in its class.It has three distinct features: 1. It is in front of a large plaza so you have many vantage points to look at it. 2. Has a square plant rather than the traditional rectangular plant. 3. It is elevated from the ground. The interior is astonishing. It doesn´t belong to... More

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La Plata, Argentina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Is a big curch, a great work of architecture. You can climbing one of its tower with elevator and see the entire city.

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La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
3 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

La Plata was founded at the ending of the nineteenth century with a new concept of city and following the renovated concepts of the Europeans capitals. Its cathedral, placed in the middle of the city followed the new gothic tendencies. It a superb example of this style. It was finished recently by the incorporation of the towers and the needles.... More

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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187 reviews 187 reviews
116 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

What a grand cathedral with an impressive entrance off of a nice public plaza which adds to the grandness of it all. Really enjoyed stumbling around and an easy trip from buenos aires (45 minutes by car without traffic).

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Fort Worth, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

the view from the Tower is spectacular, they have a museum at the basement, it is a very impressive cathedral. the price was fantastic and the guide was very knowledgable and friendly. i would recommend it any time!!

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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

A Beautiful place to visit, this amazing building is one of the big church in South America. Cost a little money and include a lift to take to the top where you can see the city of La Plata .Also have a museum under the Cathedral where you can learn about how was build. Cross the road is the most... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

There is not much to see in La Plata except for all the parks, but it is a very pretty city and it is much more relaxed than BA. The Cathedral is really neat with a museum below that has some history and an elevator that will take you to the top of one of the towers. It is definitely... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

This Neogothic Cathedral is located in the center of the city, facing the central square and Plaza Moreno. There is a central building and eight towers of different heights, the tallest tower on the right reaches a height of 112 m. The very nice museum in the basement gives an insight into its construction, and you can take the elevator... More

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