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A stunning example of Argentinian religious architecture

We were introduced to the history and background to this magnificent structure by our v.informative... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2019
Norman P
Chichester, United Kingdom
Hidden gem!

This beautiful Basilica is just 2 blocks behind the Cathedral. However,it is a place of great... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2019
Preston, United Kingdom
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El Centro (Downtown)
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Reviewed March 31, 2019

We were introduced to the history and background to this magnificent structure by our v.informative guide and marvelled at the wealth of its content......well worth a visit even if religious matter is not at the forefront of your mind!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Norman P
Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

This beautiful Basilica is just 2 blocks behind the Cathedral. However,it is a place of great beauty and tranquility. The interior is a baroque masterpiece and the side alters are beautiful and highly decorated. This is well worth a visit and compares favourably with the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

The Basilica is an old churh. The outer design of the building is nice. The interiour art walls and statues are beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Parvin S
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

This is small but very old church.The architecture is beautiful. The inside is more beautiful than the outside.

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed March 24, 2018

We came upon this immensely beautiful basilica while walking from the Hilton Buenos Aires to the pedestrian street, Av. Florida. The basilica was open, with some worshippers praying inside. It has an amazingly beautiful altar, comprised of many extremely beautiful works of very detailed and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

Calle Reconquista/ Defensa, in downtown/ San Telmo, BA, is blessed with 5-6, gorgeous cathedrals and Basilica is no different. Gold leaf adorns the sanctuary, as restorers work endlessly, on renewing the frescos! Gorgeous!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank DoloBlack
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

This church is the second most impressive church I've seen in Buenos Aires. It has amazing windows, incredible ceilings, and an impressive selection of sculptures and other pieces of art. Highly recommended

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting this old church. It's very small but plenty of history and extremely decorative. Worth a visit if passing.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed September 18, 2016

Persistence in our case paid off. The 3rd time was the charm since it was closed the first 2 times we were by. Very ornate interior. I'm glad we didn't give up on trying to see it.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Near Plaza de Mayo you find this beautiful church in the colonial era, steeped in history and priceless pieces of crafts as his altar.

Date of experience: July 2016
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