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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.
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Calle San Martin 27, Buenos Aires C1004AAA, Argentina
El Centro (Downtown)
+54 11 4331-2845
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very formal and impressive building from the exterior. All of the buildings in this area are impressive and important in the history of this city. This time I did not go inside. So much to see in this part of the city, so take...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Randall K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is located right at the Plaza de Mayo where there are also other historical sites within walking distance. The outside looks not like a church, but inside it is beauiful.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ashtabulaone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see on a city tour. Cultural icon of the city. Great art works and history in the building. Former archdiocese of Pope Grancis.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 258gerryc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outside it is fairly plain, but if passing by, worth a quick visit, as the home of the current pope. Currently under renovation inside, so a lot of scaffolding up in the centre

Date of experience: October 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful cathedral. Right across from Plaza de Mayo, Casa Rosada and other sights. Well worth a visit for the architecture and paintings inside the building.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Yanougx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst it looks like a Greek temple on the outside it is the inside that you need to see. Beautiful mosaics on the floor and an ornate ceiling that must be seen. It also contains the tomb of General San Martin which is guarded by...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed 10 October 2019

The greek style Cathedral is in Plaza de Mayo, near the Casa Rosada and Cabildo. It is an interesting place where is thefuneral monument to General San Martin.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Gustavo M
Reviewed 8 October 2019

This is a cathedral not to be missed. This can be accessed easily by Metro. I was surprised to see so much in it.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank toe4
Reviewed 6 October 2019 via mobile

Outside looks like a government building, but the inside of the church is a delight. Lots of gold on the alter and the bright ceilings make a beautiful contrast with the darker lower area of the church. Beautiful mosaic floors.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Luckylibrarian13
Reviewed 28 September 2019

Beautiful Cathedral. Much more like a conventional church inside than from outside appearances. Loved seeing the guards at the tomb.

Date of experience: September 2019
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of San Nicolás is where visitors will encounter the
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streets lined with office buildings and banks. The
financial district is well-known for its vibrant
atmosphere and unstoppable rhythm during office hours.
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21 October 2019|
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Response from toe4 | Reviewed this property |
I cannot remember paying an entrance fee. If there is a fee, it is very small in Australian terms(probably why I do not remember)
24 May 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