Parroquia de San Ignacio de Loyola, Buenos Aires

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Religious Site Tourist Spot
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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  • This was within 5 min from my hotel. I like old majestic buildings and the churches on foreign soil fits the bill.  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • Right next to the Recoleta cemetery, this little chapel is often shadowed by its neighbour, but it deserves a little recognition. For those who like history this is a stop you should make, the chapel ...  more »
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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.