Cementerio de la Chacarita, Buenos Aires

Categories: Cemeteries, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
2.9/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web
Explore Cementerio de la Chacarita, the largest graveyard in Argentina founded in the 1880s. Roam the complex, rich with Argentinean history and culture, and see the tombs of local celebrities and historical figures. The cemetery no longer houses the remains of Juan Peron, but you can visit the final resting places of many actors, authors, politicians, notable British immigrants, and even a Nazi naval captain. Put Cementerio de la Chacarita into our Buenos Aires trip generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • All the cemeteries define cities, his people, his people, their culture, this is a very nice cemetery where you can see all the marked social classes and their history.
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  • An impressive place with architecture, culture and history, art Baroque in sight and that endearing power houses to be a cemetery, so visit of pure pleasure, for a different place. the trees renew air and all the sounds of the extrarios, leaving a pleasant peace are.
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  • Trying to write a review about a cemetery, probably one of the saddest places that exist, and at the same time wanting to say something beautiful about this place, we find inevitably found sensations. Trying to be the negative of the loss bereavement not avoid us describing the good thing about this place, I see the need to mark the cemetery of Chacarita is a sculptural and picturesque place. Undoubtedly, at times can be scary (more at night), but that does not mean that you can also see the other side of a place as well.
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  • It might sound strange to say about a cemetery, but I love this place and find it very relaxing to stroll around. Huge wide open spaces with a lot of trees and greenery. The initial section after going in the main entrance has a lot of grand mausoleums and some more famous historical Argentines such as tango singer Carlos Gardel and aviator Jorge Newbery, and beyond that is also a section ("rincon") with a lot of entertainers, musicians, sportspeople, artists and creative people all grouped together. There is also the Peron family tomb where Juan Domingo Peron was originally buried, although he has since been moved (interesting story that one, look it up). All in all, Chacarita is a great alternative visit to Recoleta cemetery.
  • Gorgeous, peaceful cemetery. Not very touristy either.
  • Its huge with pavement roads. A lot of trees and beautiful monuments. すごい
  • The "other" cemetery. Not as famous as Recoleta and therefore much less visited by tourists, this place is mainly noteworthy for housing the remains of famous tango singer and 1930's heartthrob Carlos Gardel. After dying in a plane crash various women were so distraught that they committed suicide. On the tomb is a lifesize statue of the late singer with his hand held out just so that you can put a lighted cigarette between the fingers. (yes, they do not mind you climbing on top of a tomb here). Legend has it that if the cigarette burns up completely, you will get to be with your secret love. Various couples have put metal plaques on the tomb thanking Gardel for his succesful intervention in their love lives, so it seems worth a shot ;-) Only a few yards away from the Federico Lacroze subway station so very easy to get to.
  • I just can't believe I sent a check on April of this year and without telling me or anything they cashed the check in December , without sending an email, calling, they go after you when you owe but then when they have to be decent they do not. I found my account with an overdraft is Christmas time and these people don't do things the way agreed and the way it should . Imagine you send a check they do not acknowledge the check, and then they cash the checked at the end of the year. Well you want my money you will have to do better next time, unbelievable
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