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Parroquia de San Ignacio de Loyola, Buenos Aires
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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. Using our international travel planner, Buenos Aires attractions like Parroquia de San Ignacio de Loyola can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Todo porteño deberia conocerla y a los turistas extranjeros les va a gustar mucho porque el contenido de las visitas guiadas incluye un monton de cuestiones religiosas, históricas y anecdóticas que le... read more »All Buenos Aires should meet her and foreign tourists will like much because the contents of guided tours includes a lot of anecdotal, historical and religious issues that will fascinate. I will again make the visit more than safeshow original
La parroquia San Ignacio de Loyola, es parte de la rica historia de la ciudad de Buenos Aires. Tiene su frente estilo barroco iberico muy bien conservado. En el interior se observan detalles de gran c... read more »The parish San Ignacio de Loyola, is part of the rich history of the city of Buenos Aires. It has its well-preserved Iberian Baroque front. Inside are details of great care in all images. Imposing altar and choir with organ. Very beautiful and has many years of built. Next to the Colegio Nacional Buenos Aires. Block of the lights. It is worth visiting it.show original
Persistence in our case paid off. It was closed the first couple times we went by, but we got lucky and were able to get in because there was a student orchestra playing a short concert. Other than th... read more »
MARIA SILVIA VARELAPARISH MAS ANTIGUA DE BUENOS AIRES, THE CAPITAL. LOCATED 12 BLOCKS FROM WHERE I LIVE. THE RESTORATION IS EXCELLENT, BEAUTIFUL! "THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD, NOTHING CAN MISS ME. "THE ME MAKES REST IN GREEN MEADOWS, I LEADS TO THE CALM WATERS, AND REPAIRED MY FORCES!..." AMEN.show original
Guillermo Osterriethold and beautiful, I recommend a visitshow original
Fernanda BritezVery well preserved, is refreshing, highly recommended so that you don't miss know it who walked by Bs Asshow original
Hernán BrignaniBeing the current Temple of 1710, the facade is even prior to that date and the interior retains even the walls with its original appearance, being able to appreciate the arches, vaults, moldings and Blacksmithing Jesuit brothers performing in the 18th century. Also a cloister of the former school is conserved San Ignacio, then Real colegio San Carlos and later the Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires, where he was educated much of our heroes and men of letters. Its North Tower retains (unarmed) the ancient clock of the Cabildo. San Ignacio Cabildos Abiertos's headquarters, was interim Cathedral, when the building of the Church was not in conditions; There were solemn masses reconquest and the defense of the city in 1806 and 1807; they held the ceremony of Foundation of the University of Buenos Aires, the annual delivery of the prizes of the beneficence society; among other important historical events. Passed or lived here many of the Jesuit fathers whose contributions to our country were of unquestioned importance: - the father Domenico Zipoli, composer, and musician - father Tomás Falkner, medical; -Father José Sánchez Labrador, scientific; -Father Nicolás Mascardi, missionary martyr of our Patagonia; -Father Ladislao Orosz, large Professor of philosophy; -Father Pedro Lozano, first Argentine historian; -los santos Alonso Rodríguez and Juan de el Castillo, Spaniards who had (as all the Jesuits coming from Europe) to spend a few months in "big school" before be earmarked for regions of del Guayra, where he would be martyred alongside the asunceno Roque González.show original
Sofi ChiapperoHere take my first communionshow original
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