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Address: Salta, Argentina
Phone Number: +54-387-431-8206
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Description: This cathedral houses 16th-century statues of the Virgin Mary and the...
This cathedral houses 16th-century statues of the Virgin Mary and the Cristo del Milagro, which were washed ashore when the Spanish ship transporting them sank.
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Lovely Church in a Lively Square

When in Salta visit the main central square where this church is located. Nice to see the old buildings, take some pictures and relax in the square. It gets pretty busy in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

When in Salta visit the main central square where this church is located. Nice to see the old buildings, take some pictures and relax in the square. It gets pretty busy in the evening times even on week-days. Have some good food and explore the local attractions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This is really worth a visit and is the highlight of the square. There is a charming buzz and feel to this square and there are many locals here at the weekend. Avoid the cafes/eateries around the square, there are far nicer eateries away from the Cathedral. We spent 2 nights in Salta and walked around the square many times... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Beautiful Church in amazing condition. In the main town Plaza. Only downside is a bell rings every 15 minutes. After the 2nd time, you will be tired of hearing it.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Don't miss the photo op if it's night and misty or with light rain. A beautiful view! Sadly, it's right next to a modern and cheap glass building.

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Cathedral is beautiful inside and out. Be respectful of the worshippers. There are at least five services every day. After the mass ended we were able to walk around and look at the main alter and all of the side chapels. Quite impressive. Right on the main square.

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Salviac, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Do go inside it is well worth the visit, incredibly decorated baroque style, one of the most beautiful churches I have seen outside of Europe.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This centre piece in the main square has a charm and simplicity that is quite captivating as well as a very nice side garden. Morning or evening visits.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This Cathedral is well maintained and demonstrates the standard church architecture of the area. Of particular interest are the stations of the cross that show a unique artistic approach and are worth a careful look.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This remarkable construction is listed in a compendium of the Seven Most Beautiful Churches in South America. So far, I have visited 6 of the continent’s individual countries, and other than in Quito, I have not come across a more impressive example of religious architecture, as beautiful inside as it is in its exterior. This, the 3rd version, was constructed... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The main square of Salta is a treat, and the Cathedral is well worth a visit. Nicely maintained, and colonial in style

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