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Address: Salta, Argentina
Phone Number: +54-387-431-8206
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This cathedral houses 16th-century statues of the Virgin Mary and the...

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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The altar is spectacular

A beautiful church on the main square. You really must drop in. Mass was going on when we visited, so we could not walk around. If you can, do do, because the side chapels are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary T
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is certainly a nice and impressive Cathedral. The decoration inside and around the altar is amazing. But the most amazing part certainly is the floor design, which gives you a 3D impression.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful church on the main square. You really must drop in. Mass was going on when we visited, so we could not walk around. If you can, do do, because the side chapels are lovely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pictures just cannot do this justice! We've been to lots of churches, but there is something special about this cathedral!

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Napa, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Very imposing, highly decorated. Majestically dominates the central square. Beautifully lit up at night. A must visit.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Nothing bad nothing exceptional typical cathedral facing the central plaza and parc. Good place to relax and enjoy the sun

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The cathedral of Salta is a must to see, even if your not catholic, very god architectural and in the main square with great places to eat around.

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Salta, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Although you notice it´s a very old building, they did an excellent job restauring it. It´s painted in it´s original colours and you can see a lot of art work and beautifull frescos inside. I think it´s a good idea to witness mass on sundays. You´ll get a touch of Salta´s faith.

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Croton on Hudson, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

the cathedral is part of the center of the city of salta you can not miss the place recommend also to see it at night very nice light projection

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Terrebonne, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

This is a very nice Cathedral with a very nice constructio style. It is said that they started building the place in 1858. At night we can see it all illuminated which makes it really beautiful. If you are in Salta it is worth stopping by for a few shots.

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Salta, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Probably the most beautiful cathedral in Argentina. It is also famous for having the images of La Virgen y El Señor del milagro. The images are taken out for procession during the month of September, where tens of thousands of people assit

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