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This 1827 cathedral, a mixture of several architectural styles, houses the remains of Argentine Liberator General Jose de San Martin in a marble mausoleum.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Calle Rivadavia s/n | San Martin, Buenos Aires 1004, Argentina
El Centro (Downtown)
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+54 11 4331-2845
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This is a very large church with a large number of side altars that are religiously picturesque. You can see and take a number of pictures in 30 minutes or less. I would recommend to family and friends.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RickFLL
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The metropolitan cathedral of Buenos Aires. Is a great place to start a tour of the city, with a closeness to La casa Rosada, and the Cabildo from Buenos Aires, just inform of plaza de mayo. The catedral forms part of the city center and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank L8271JQmauriciom
Reviewed yesterday

This does not have the traditional appearance of a cathedral as you approach the front. Its columns suggest more of a traditional government building, but once inside you'll find an impressive old world cathedral with mosaic tile floors and wonderful architecture. The beauty and impressive...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank glennm921
Reviewed 4 days ago

Well you can't miss it as it is so imposing and in an important and popular part of town. It's the big church to come and visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

12/1/19 We three middle aged British men were exploring the free attractions of BA on a a Saturday and found the imposing columned frontage marred by the hundreds of riot shields/barriers (very sad under the circumstances). On entering the cathedral it is huge, with many...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MikeLondonSE
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning inside with vaulted ceilings etc No cost to go in and worth a view Close to the pink palace and some lovely old buildings

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank keithworkman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dear travelers, it's a nice place to visit. Helpful tips - try to go early if you can in the morning otherwise, it gets really crowded. Hope you have a great time in Buenos Aires.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful church. The architecture is beautiful as you can see in the pictures. There is inside General Jose de San Martin’s grave and there is change of guards.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ElaineTrin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very impressive cathedral behind the facade of an governmental-like building which seems much smaller than it actually is. Only when you are inside you see the impressive decorations and cathedral, including a small chapel in which the liberation of Argentina is remembered, protected by 2...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robbU6135VO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a tour with a guide who made the visit very interesting. Lots to see and all very beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Janet O
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wtraveler53
May 23, 2017|
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Response from sportz f | Reviewed this property |
sorry wtraveler, we were just passing by, it was open and we walked inside and didn't take any notice of the hours of openess. cheers
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