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“A different tour” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Recoleta Cemetery

Recoleta Cemetery
Junin 1790, Buenos Aires 1116, Argentina
54 11 4804 7040
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Ranked #46 of 317 Attractions in Buenos Aires
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The most celebrated Argentineans, including Eva Peron and her family, are buried at this elaborate cemetery, where mausoleums replicate chapels, pyramids and Greek temples.
Sao Paulo, SP
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“A different tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

We were lucky to follow a special guide , who deeply knew the history of the characters buried there. Architecture and history in an unusual place.

Visited November 2012
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“Grand ornate tombstones”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Great to have visited the large ornate tombstones of many famous people. Buy a guide leaflet only if you are really interested to have a keepsake, otherwise you can just walk around at your leisure and see for yourself.

Visited October 2012
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Denver, Colorado
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“Photographers Dream”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

If you like to take photos the cemetery presents many opportunities for drama and beauty. The older sites along the edges are filled with cobwebs and coffins. Watch for ghosts!

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“A must see while in BA.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Beautiful, peaceful, interesting and unlike any other cemetry I have visited. A true 'must see' for all visitors to the city.

Visited September 2012
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“English tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

English tour is on Tuesday and Thursday at 11 am

It is free, but please tip your guide.
The tour is about one hour and a half
and should be included in your schedule
while in Buenos Aires

Visited November 2012
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