Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires

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Admire the 4,691 elaborate and varied vaults of Recoleta Cemetery. The mausoleums display a wide array of architectural styles, sculptures, and motifs, from Baroque to Art Deco, many constructed from materials imported from Paris and Milan. The cemetery serves as the final resting place for artists, actors, writers, and Nobel Prize winners, 19 Argentine presidents, and the beloved icon Eva Perón. Although some tombs are protected by the government, parts of the cemetery have fallen into disrepair. While the cemetery can be explored without a guide, having someone to recount the stories behind the different mausoleums can greatly enrich your trip. Before you head to Buenos Aires, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Buenos Aires travel route planner , to make sure you see all that Buenos Aires has to offer, including Recoleta Cemetery.
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  • Thank you thank You Thank you!!! Ariela was amazing, the driver was very very nice. Thank you so much for Ariela. We loved the tour with her.  more »
  • I had an initial bias to treat tourism as a visit to a cemetery, however went and I was fascinated. Death by itself is funestamente curious and see so many architectural works to represent her, was fascinating.
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  • Was first bit skeptical but the cemetery is really nice to look at. The grave of Evita is not very specific but one well recognized the many flowers. It is also free of charge.
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  • Gorgeous cemetery. Reminded me of New Orleans. Evita Peron is buried here and has a beautiful tomb. Spend a few moments taking pictures of the tombs and get lost among them.
  • This is one of my favourites tourists atraccions, the architecture is amazing and there's a lot of history, MUST VISIT!!
  • I have never imagined a place like this before. A great way to acknowledge great personalities. Amazing tombs.
  • Awesome place, full of cats and culture. You won't regret to be there. You don't need to pay to have access to this show of history and architecture. I will certainly come back more.
  • Interesting place to visit. If its only to see Evita Peron's tomb it might be a bit disappointing but as a whole the cemetery has some incredible tombs. Do beware of mosquitoes at the cemetery.

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