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Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar

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Address: Junin 1998, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Argentine chapel built in the 1700s.

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Magnificent and Genuine

A fascinating juxtaposition of simplicity and excess. A spiritual experience in a very special basilica beside the Recoleta Cemetary.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A fascinating juxtaposition of simplicity and excess. A spiritual experience in a very special basilica beside the Recoleta Cemetary.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's right next to the cemetery so it's convenient to just pop in for a look. It's really quite beautiful inside with the baroque style decor and they have a small museum in the cloisters area with 3 floors where you can enter to see old relics for 20 peso. It's worth checking it out as I find it quite... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church is right next to cemetery. Free admission. This church is a small one but yet has many pretty ornaments.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice ceilings, very detail Basilica, with wall painting and wood crafted , a lot of people getting in and our with their prayers

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend visiting this beautiful basilica. The interior is spectacular. Ensure you visit the cloisters and small museum, the fee is only 2 pesos.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit churches and cathedrals wherever we go. The most interesting par of this Basilica is its very impressive main altar.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this church after visiting the cemetery, while we were browsing the market on the park in front of it. It is a lovely, tiny church, with beautiful architecture - and nice break from the heat outside. Free entrance.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful small church next to the famous cemetery. The Church is quite beautiful and has an interesting history of its own.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The small cathedral is a quick visit to history. There is a small museum attached (20 peso admission). Check out the cat door. You can take pictures of the cemetery from the windows of the museum. Attend with your Roman Catholci friend and it will be more informative.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We walked through the Basilica and paid the little extra to visit the cloisters. It was worth the 30 minutes we spent to walk through it all.

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