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“Must-do in BA” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Recoleta Cemetery

Recoleta Cemetery
Junin 1790, Buenos Aires 1116, Argentina (Recoleta)
54 11 4804 7040
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Ranked #15 of 626 things to do in Buenos Aires
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The most celebrated Argentineans, including Eva Peron and her family, are buried at this elaborate cemetery, where mausoleums replicate chapels, pyramids and Greek temples.
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Must-do in BA”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Excellent historical site - such variety of mausoleums - quite the experience. There was a bit of a crowd around Evita's tomb, so I skipped that part, but there was plenty to see. If you go down the little side alleys you can even escape the crowds...

Visited November 2012
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“A different tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

We were lucky to follow a special guide , who deeply knew the history of the characters buried there. Architecture and history in an unusual place.

Visited November 2012
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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“Grand ornate tombstones”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Great to have visited the large ornate tombstones of many famous people. Buy a guide leaflet only if you are really interested to have a keepsake, otherwise you can just walk around at your leisure and see for yourself.

Visited October 2012
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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Photographers Dream”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

If you like to take photos the cemetery presents many opportunities for drama and beauty. The older sites along the edges are filled with cobwebs and coffins. Watch for ghosts!

Visited November 2012
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“A must see while in BA.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Beautiful, peaceful, interesting and unlike any other cemetry I have visited. A true 'must see' for all visitors to the city.

Visited September 2012
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