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The most celebrated Argentineans, including Eva Peron and her family, are buried at this elaborate cemetery, where mausoleums replicate chapels, pyramids and Greek temples.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Junin 1790, Buenos Aires 1116, Argentina
Recoleta
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All reviews eva peron buried here final resting place above ground duarte family fascinating place walk around worth a visit guided tour interesting stories argentine history visiting buenos aires couple of hours coffin burial architecture argentina
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Beautiful catholic sculptures and architecture for the final resting place of the wealthy and connected families of Buenos Aires. Can be daunting to try to see everything. We didn't go with our guide and only had 20 minutes to stop; therefore it was difficult to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank shi0sam
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was staying right across from the cemetery so had to check it out. Interesting and charming, with a lot of history and character. Get a guided tour, or the app on your phone so that you don’t waste time. It’s so big you can easily...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank andresn308
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nothing like it! Better to go with a guide as so many of the mausoleums have fascinating stories. The big draw is Eva Perons burial site, but the entire place is sensational.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ksa0409
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If in BA, you may as well visit this. It's free to enter and is something I have never seen before. Thousands of mausoleums of famous argetinian people from presidents to famous doctors You can also pay to get tours in English Will be a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Danksy21
Reviewed yesterday

I know it is an attraction spot, but make sure to have respect for the dead and their families. This place offers so many things, if you want to learn more about the history, there are graves dated older than you can imagine.You can have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

Cemeteries are not always on the tourist route but Recoleta is recommended. Of course, Eva Perón is buried here and a lot of people visit because of this. Her family tomb is not easy to find and is not sign posted but is quietly restrained...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MalcolmM1947
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Apparently the number one tourist destination in BA. I wasn’t that impressed with how well maintained a lot of the graves and mausoleums are. Disappointing

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bluemoonHerveyBay
Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful sculptures and interesting stories behind them. We went with a private guide and it was totally worth it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JetSetterBabe
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This cemetery is different from many others we've visited in Latin America. The rooms are very elaborate, and made from beautiful granite, gabbro, basalt, and other stone. The geology is almost more interesting than the cemetery itself.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Millet02
Reviewed 2 days ago

Take a guided tour or you may never find Eva Peron’s resting place. In this vast cemetery of family mausoleums, Eva Peron chose to be interred with her mother. It is difficult to find as it is not on a main path, but down a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Road258202
January 27, 2019|
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Response from carobeier | Reviewed this property |
International Airport : EZEIZA (35 mi far from Buenos Aires) Domestic Airport : Aeropuerto Jorge Newbery (within the city)
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January 27, 2019|
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Aeroparque Jorge Newbery -AEP- (mostly local and regional flights). Most of the intl flights arrive at Aeropuerto Internacional Ezeiza also called Ministro Pistarini -EZE-
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December 10, 2018|
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Take the line H (yellow one) to Las Heras. From there it is a short walk to the cementery. For further information about public transportation download the app ‘Como Llego’, it’s very helpful.
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Burlington, Canada
Names of trees (5 Replies)
I recently returned from a visit to Buenos Aires and was impressed by the horticulture aspects of the city. I'm certain someone told me the names of things when I was there but I've forgotten some aspects. Could someone please identify the trees with purple flowers that seemed to be everywhere and the large tree with spreading branches that covers most of the outdoor patio at La Biela outside the Recoleta Cemetery.
December 10, 2007|
Response fromkarmalaw|
the trees with the purple flowers are Jacaranda trees.
Louie B
Arlington, Texas
Recoleta Cemetery tours (3 Replies)
Are any tours offered in English? If so, what days and at what time? I've been unable to find any 2017 information on this. Many thanks for the help.
October 18, 2017|
Response fromlike2roam|
This tour is in English, and covers the Recoleta Cemetery. Highly recommended. https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-… Then I went back a second time on my own. https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-…
travelingfam2011
San Francisco, California
Neighborhood to stay for 6 weeks with 4 year old (6 Replies)
My husband, 4 year old son, and I are planning a nice long visit to BA in January and February of 2015. We've been pouring over everything trying to decide on where to rent a 2 bedroom apartment. We really identify with funky San Telmo and love the old renovated buildings, but we're pretty sure that's not the best place to be our base neighborhood as its a bit out of the way and doesn't have quite the same amenities that are more necessary when traveling with a kid. So, as with most...More
May 11, 2014|
Response fromScarlettO1|
Palermo has some fabulous areas with old buildings, balconies, gardens behind high walls .. cobblestone streets. It is charming, safe, family friendly and you can walk to Recoleta from there. Recoleta has Embassies, shops, restaurants and miles of parks with fenced in playgrounds, a "lake" for Sunday sailboat races, museums etc. You really can't go wrong with either one and they border each other .. I am talking about Palermo or Palermo Botanico .. not Soho .. Las Heras is a huge blvd...More