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Recoleta Cemetery

Junin 1790, Buenos Aires 1116, Argentina
+54 11 4804-7040
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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.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“buried here” (221 reviews)
“resting place” (168 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Junin 1790, Buenos Aires 1116, Argentina
Recoleta
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"eva peron"
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"buried here"
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"resting place"
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"above ground"
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"duarte family"
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"fascinating place"
in 73 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"wander around"
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"guided tour"
in 167 reviews
"argentine history"
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"couple of hours"
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"visiting buenos aires"
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"architecture"
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Reviewed July 9, 2016

This was a beautiful as well as contemplative place and a must visit while in Buenos Aires. Make sure you check to see when certain language tours are and will be held because it looks like in the winter they cut back on the number...More

Thank Cort B
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Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I decided to visit the cemetery to take a photo of Eva Peron (Evita)'s grave for my daughter. But spent a good hour just wandering around looking at the tombs. It is like a small city with interconnecting streets and the tombs are ornate, dilapedated,...More

Thank sharon k
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Reviewed July 8, 2016

Pretty good place to roam around and see different ways to honor your ancestors. Do it earlier during the day because it gets hot...

Thank Andreja V
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Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Really cool and free Never seen anything like it and doubt I would again! Spent the morning there and was great to just walk around. They do English tours but we jus pottered

Thank Ismay20
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Reviewed July 8, 2016

A day visit to Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires will elevate your appreciation for the value of life. Here is a city compased of street upon street of elaborate tombs. One receives the imoression of visiting a silent city with a plethora of artistic statues,...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

You may be asking yourself- do I really need to see this place?! The answer is yes, yes you do. In spite of its overexposure and it being on every must see BA list- the Recoleta Cemetery is one of the great cultural heritage sights...More

Thank Silverhamma
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Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

No visit to BA is complete without a visit here. The close to 5,000 tombs, graves and burial sites is worth an hour or two of your time. We arrived to catch an 11:00 am tour (in English we were told and free!) but these...More

Thank AlanJUk
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Reviewed July 5, 2016

This cemetery is unlike anything I have ever seen. It is a definite must on your BA itinerary. It is just very unique (you can see coffins) and the crypts / mausoleums are fascinating. I really enjoyed walking around and having a look. Eva Peron's...More

Thank Kylie L
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Reviewed July 4, 2016

You have to swing by to pay homage to Evita. It won't take long. There will be a crowd so you'll know where to go. Just get in get out box checked. Now go drink wine. The Recoleta is perfect for that :))))

Thank Csaltpleez
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Reviewed July 4, 2016

Because this was just down the road from where we were staying, it made sense to have a look around. If you are looking for the testing place of Eva Peron it is on the left side of the Cemetery about half way along. It...More

Thank CraigandTania
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November 18, 2016|
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Response from robert a | Reviewed this property |
When there you can buy a pamphlet that gives a map with all you need to visit. You don't really need a guide. I had a private chauffer taxi that drove us around for the day. We paid him 150 dollars. Happy to give you his... More
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February 15, 2016|
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Response from PKyi | Reviewed this property |
There are three ways to change your money (presumably USD) to Argentinian Pesos (ARS). 1). Go to an ATM and withdraw from your checking account. Many of them are just outside banks and easily accessible. Some ATMs do... More
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You can just show up and go around on your own, or go on the days that English tours are provided free of charge. I think it was on Tuesdays at 11 am., or you can hire a guide. We really didn't need a guide at all. We... More
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