Basilica Nuestra Senora de la Merced, Buenos Aires

Constructed over the course of the 18th century, Basilica Nuestra Senora de la Merced represents one of the oldest and most storied in Buenos Aires. A Neo-Renaissance remodeling of the building took place from 1894 to 1900, under the direction of Argentine architect Juan Antonio Buschiazzo. Much of the interior and exterior from this period has remained the same, so visiting the church provides an excellent glimpse into an important part of Buenos Aires' history. Inside, inspect the intricate artwork of the altar, and inquire about the schedule of organ concerts held here. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Basilica Nuestra Senora de la Merced and many more Buenos Aires attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Buenos Aires trip itinerary maker website .
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  • One of the oldest churches in Buenos Aires. It is a typical Church worth enter to take a look.
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  • This Basilica is located at 200 m from the Plaza de Mayo and next to the convent of San Ramón Nonato. This is one of the most ancient basilicas of Buenos Aires and impresses with both internally and external beauty.
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  • Calle Reconquista/ Defensa, in downtown/ San Telmo, BA, is blessed with 5-6, gorgeous cathedrals and Basilica is no different. Gold leaf adorns the sanctuary, as restorers work endlessly, on renewing ...  more »

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