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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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Fabulous Place!

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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158 reviews 158 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

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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52 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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Don Lorenzo
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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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Lights up well at night. As others say, it's not a unique destination but you should definitely stop by if you're already in Salta.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The Cathedral looks like it is made out of icing sugar. The pink and white facade is striking and looks lovely at sunset. I wouldn't go to Salta just to see it but it was worth visiting once there.

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