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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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for a quick visit and impressed with the beauty of this cathedral. The ceiling is absolutely stunning as well as the various side chapels. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The present cathedral only dates from the mid-19th century. Pope [now saint] John Paul II visited here. It is a bit dark inside and no flash is allowed. Its interior is nevertheless ornate. You feel like you are in a place of worship. The Pantheon...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It looks remarkably beautiful inside the church and I am really happy I went. I was lucky enough to go while mass was happening and it was a really nice experience

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed October 15, 2019 via mobile

A daytime and nightime visit will give you the best appreciation of the Cathedral. Two very beautiful chapels either side of a stunning Nave. As you gaze about the interior one can imagine the humility and depth of vision that enjoined the construction . A...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed October 10, 2019 via mobile

Due to an earthquake in the mid 1800's, this pink hued church was built and finished several decades later around 1882 in a neocolonial Baroque style. The church is dedicated to Jesus and the Virgin Mary. Off to the left of the main altar, is...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed August 10, 2019

Another fabulous cathedral, but this one in Salta has a unique floor! The altar and other decoration and art are the usual, excellent church decorations that one expects.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

On the square. We were there during Saturday services. Amazing Catholic Church. Highly recommend stopping in

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

Breathtaking cathedral and artifacts. Right on main square and perfect backdrop for photos and lunch.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 26, 2019

We attended early mass though in Spanish it was delightful, I hadn't been to church in years. Make sure you visit the mummified children exhibit not far from the church well worth the visit they rotate the three children every six months we saw the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 21, 2019 via mobile

This cathedral is one of he most incredible church’s and is stunning. I fell to my knees in prayers and was so thankful I visited. The inside of the church was filled with beautiful statues and relegious art work

Date of experience: May 2019
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