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Manzana Jesuitica

Obispo Trejo 242, Cordoba, Argentina
351/433-2075
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Ranked #2 of 33 Attractions in Cordoba
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Religious Sites
Owner description: Deemed a Cultural Heritage site by UNESCO in 2000, this block of Jesuit religious and secular buildings includes the oldest church and the oldest... more » Owner description: Deemed a Cultural Heritage site by UNESCO in 2000, this block of Jesuit religious and secular buildings includes the oldest church and the oldest university in Argentina, a school and a chapel. « less
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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Must do in Cordoba. You are in the heart of the city with plenty of shops, restaurants, and cafes. Very central to other attractions.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

The tour is worth doing. We did the English one and had a cool gentlemen with good English show us around. We learnt loads and found it very interesting.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I didn't know much about the Jesuits before we visited Cordoba so found our visit really interesting. We did the English university tour (at 5pm every day but Sunday I think and costs 10 pesos) which was great value for money and goes for about an hour. You can visit the church without a guide but for the rest of... More

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Bordeaux, France
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40 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

After the arrival of jesuits in Argentina, Córdoba was the center of their activities. You can see many buildings in the city and also in cities near by like Alta Gracia. In Córdoba, the Jesuit Sqare includes the Capilla Doméstica, Colegio Nacional de Monserrat, Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús, former headquarters of the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba and the... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is a fantastic church, and we were lucky enough to be there for choir practice. However we chose to take the university tour. Unfortunately our guide spent the majority of the time talking about herself and her opinions. She was rude at times and self righteous. I'd reccommend visiting without the tour!

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Salsipuedes, Cordoba, Argentina
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25 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

For part of the story that ended in the movie The Mission. 1986 British film directed by Roland Joffé and starring Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally and Aidan Quinn in the main, winning roles of several international film awards. You also know the first Argentina Church made by the Jesuits. Its roof (as it did a Jesuit shipbuilder)... More

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

It was very hard to find useful information about guided tours through the manzana complex beforehand. So I thought it might be helpful to share the hours of the guided tours here in case people are searching for it. Turns out that during the whole year there is a morning tour in English at 10 am and one in Spanish... More

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London, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We were in Cordoba over new year so the whole place was very quiet. On 1st Jan we ventured into town to see if any restaurants were open for dinner (there were a few) and the church in this square was in the middle of an evening service and we were able to watch from the doorway. People were taking... More

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Denver, Colorado
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I got the tour of the University of Northern Cordoba and it was very interesting. I learned a lot about the university (the oldest in Argentina and the fourth oldest in the world), and a lot about the history of Cordoba itself. The old library with the books was worth seeing. It's only a $10 peso charge.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

A 1 hour guided tour of the Manzana Jesuitical helps understand the influence of the Jesuits in this part of South America

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