Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar, Buenos Aires

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Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar is considered a national treasure for its six Baroque altars, including one coated with Peruvian engraved silver. Built in 1732 by Franciscans, the church features a whitewashed classical exterior with a simple bell tower, which stands in contrast to the gleaming gold and silver nuances of the richly decorated interior. The gallery windows provide views of the cemetery with many statues of angels, while the museum, which occupies the quarters of a former cloister, boasts a collection of manuscripts, liturgical objects, paintings, sculptures, and photographs. During the weekends, a handcraft fair occupies the park and the plaza surrounding the church. For Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar and beyond, use our Buenos Aires trip planner to get the most from your Buenos Aires vacation.
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  • The church Our Lady of the pillar is in the neighborhood of Recoleta next to the Cemetery. Inaugurated in 1732, is the second oldest temple in the city of Buenos Aires. In spite of her age both your interior, as your outside, is quite preserved. Next to the Church runs a small museum. Worth knowing, and to do some prayers!!!
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  • Visit the Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar. Very beautiful images, the construction. Well preserved
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  • An old church, but very well preserved and has beautiful monuments inside. The site is very busy. Recommend meet.
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  • Beautiful interior, and a wonderful place to stop into! One of my favorites.
  • Extrior looks so simple but the interior is stunningly detailed. Gold color dominates the details but its really pleasent.
  • Very impressive old church. Check out the catacombs.
  • Beautiful Church in a great setting. Visit when the market is open in the park, and you can purchase a beautiful painting of the scene to remember your trip.
  • Often ignored by tourists just rushing past on their way to Evita's grave nearby, this church is one of the few remaining Spanish colonial buildings in the city and its richly adorned interior more than merits a short look around

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