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Mar del Plata Cathedral

Address: Mitre 1780, Mar del Plata B7600DRN, Argentina
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This soaring, neo-Gothic-style cathedral was built near the turn of the century.
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This soaring, neo-Gothic-style cathedral was built near the turn of the century.

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Montreal, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
30 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful Neo-Gothic Cathedral. Very nice ornate woodwork and stained glass windows. Nice plaza in front of the Cathedral.

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Mesa, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love walking from the beach to the cathedral and once there sitting on the steps and enjoying the majesty of such an important landmark. the plaza in front of the cathedral is also not to be missed.

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
54 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Extremely beautiful Cathedral, so very ornate without being garish. Really worth a visit. Also houses the tomb of General Jose de San Martin who was the prime leader in Argentina’s successful struggle for independence from Spain in the 19th Century.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

They had services whilst we were visiting but he building is gorgeous! And what a homage to the Catholic Faith!

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Mar del Plata, Argentina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

One of the most typical and beautiful historic places of the great city of Mar del Plata. Its vitreau and gorgeous arquitecture style made this one of the most important Cathedrals in the country.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Mar del Plata's cathedral may not be the best by international standards but it is worth visiting. Much bigger than the typical town church, in a gothic style.

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Irvine, CA
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210 reviews 210 reviews
32 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Lovely Gothic style cathedral with wonderful stained glass. Unlike Italian churches the art is rather limited but overall it is beautiful.

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Brasília
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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

A typical hometown cathedral, provintial, but sympathetic. Pay attention to the flower callendar in front of this monument. Never have seen such one.

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

It's a beautiful construction, but also very common. There are many better churches in Argentina, it's good only if you are tired of beaches!

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