Parroquia de San Ignacio de Loyola, Buenos Aires

The oldest preserved church in Buenos Aires, Parroquia de San Ignacio de Loyola is a major landmark and an architectural jewel of the city. Built between 1686 and 1734, the church now serves as the seat of Buenos Aires' archbishop. View the ornate Baroque facade, or step inside to admire a large art collection and pay your respects at the tomb of Juan Jose Castelli, a local hero and one of the leaders of the May Revolution. Put Parroquia de San Ignacio de Loyola into our Buenos Aires day trip planning app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Buenos Aires.
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  • The first Jesuit Catholic Church of Buenos Aires is located next to Plaza de Mayo. Its Baroque style draws attention of who passes through it and the interior beautiful guard your sacred works. Is National Historic Monument.
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  • From the center of the city we find places like this that contain a lot of history. Number of legends passed through this parish. They fixed it and remain muybien.
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  • It is obvious that this church has great historical and architectural value and must be visited by tourists, however, I don't expect a very elaborate decoration, because it follows the colonial style, which is very stripped down.
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  • One of the important tourist places in Buenos Aires. Most people visit as they go for San Telmo market on Sundays.
  • Lovely catholic church with a good gospel
  • Beautiful church !
  • Very good but nothing great. For short time visit only
  • One of the oldest churches in Buenos Aires city. It is situated in a historical part of the cisty close to the Manzana de Luces and the Cabildo. Beautiful architecture and the inside of the church is exquisite.

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