Catedral Metropolitana, Buenos Aires

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Despite its undoubted importance as a religious landmark, Catedral Metropolitana is best known as the burial site of General Jose de San Martin, Argentina's celebrated national hero. You can see San Martin's sarcophagus at a mausoleum inside the church--note the statues of three women guarding the general and representing Argentina, Chile, and Peru. The somber cathedral, which looks more like a bank building from the outside, also contains the remains of other Argentinean war heroes. Add Catedral Metropolitana and other attractions to your Buenos Aires trip itinerary using our Buenos Aires online route builder .
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  • The Cathedral is located on plaza de mayo. Not to be missed and all free to visit. Beautiful bright Cathedral with various saints, and the mausoleum of a general.
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  • The Cathedral is very original Italian. It includes the mausoleum of general San Martin national hero who liberated Argentina from the Spanish as well as a beautiful shrine to the glory of the Virgin Mary.
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  • its architecture and works of art are excellent and worth knowing it some memory may be
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  • A beautiful and recently well maintained cathedral steeped in the history of Argentina. It is also an active place of worship.
  • A beautiful and historical place to visit. Awesome structure. The only downside is that every thing is marked in Spanish and there is no guide for the Tour or help. A definite must see place
  • Amazing place to visit, full of art, full of architecture and history. If you like that, if you like to sightseeing and visit its a nice place. Near the centre its a beautiful place to learn about.
  • Bardzo ładna katedra. Very pretty cathedral. Sehr schöne Kathedrale. Muy agradable catedral.
  • Beautiful! Look at the ceiling and the floor (entirely covered with Venetian mosaics). Don't forget to visit the San Martin's mausoleum

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