Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires

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Admire the 4,691 elaborate and varied vaults of Recoleta Cemetery. The mausoleums display a wide array of architectural styles, sculptures, and motifs, from Baroque to Art Deco, many constructed from materials imported from Paris and Milan. The cemetery serves as the final resting place for artists, actors, writers, and Nobel Prize winners, 19 Argentine presidents, and the beloved icon Eva Perón. Although some tombs are protected by the government, parts of the cemetery have fallen into disrepair. While the cemetery can be explored without a guide, having someone to recount the stories behind the different mausoleums can greatly enrich your trip. Before you head to Buenos Aires, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Buenos Aires travel route planner , to make sure you see all that Buenos Aires has to offer, including Recoleta Cemetery.
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  • October 7, 2017
    It's not like a cemetery. The lapides seem more like work of art so hard ... They're buried great artists, politicians, among other important people of the historia Argentina. Recommend the tour, but it happens in a few times, then is cool if inform.
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  • October 6, 2017
    I have visited it in spite that I impress this type of place, is very stately, well-kept, but prefer to see it sitting in a rest or coffee shop in the area
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  • October 6, 2017
    Nice for a walk in October. But again, I only recognized Evita and Borges (whom I could not find!). Still, pretty crazy stuff.  more »
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  • June 19, 2017
    Gorgeous cemetery. Reminded me of New Orleans. Evita Peron is buried here and has a beautiful tomb. Spend a few moments taking pictures of the tombs and get lost among them.
  • July 23, 2017
    This is one of my favourites tourists atraccions, the architecture is amazing and there's a lot of history, MUST VISIT!!
  • April 24, 2017
    I have never imagined a place like this before. A great way to acknowledge great personalities. Amazing tombs.
  • March 22, 2017
    Awesome place, full of cats and culture. You won't regret to be there. You don't need to pay to have access to this show of history and architecture. I will certainly come back more.
  • May 17, 2017
    Interesting place to visit. If its only to see Evita Peron's tomb it might be a bit disappointing but as a whole the cemetery has some incredible tombs. Do beware of mosquitoes at the cemetery.

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