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. By using our Buenos Aires itinerary builder, you can arrange your visit to Recoleta Cemetery and other attractions in Buenos Aires.
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  • It is my place in buenos aires, I love to visit it whenever I can-don't forget to see it if they roam the city it has a rich history and is a place of peace.
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  • We did the view guidad tour amenities of 5 to 6 people and is really buenísma you have to hcaerlo with guide, since but not sabees where are the personalities and not you enyeras the stories of each is better than one would think in a cemetery
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  • He had never visited it and I regret not having done before I went through only, I found many renowned names neither imagined that they were there, I stopped especially where is Alfonsin. Then I found out that there is a guide that leads to explore the most important mausoleums, but already it was late to do so, if I have another opportunity to go, everything is very clean.
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  • Well know cemetery due to the large number of characteristic imposing and well decorated tombs of rich and influential families of the porteña society, most famous is the tomb of Eva Perón. It is not that big and worth the visit, even if quickly.
  • This cemetery reflects the Belle Epoche of the beginning of the 20th century BsAs. As a Brazilian this is pretty much different from most of the Brazilian cities of the dead. Although it can be fairly said that it is a kind of a provincian cemetery. If in BsAs it is worth a visit.
  • One of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world. Definitely a must-see in Buenos Aires.
  • Rated one of the best cemeteries in the world, you'll certainly want to spend some time if you're visiting Buenos Aires as a tourist, and it is very popular for locals too. Because of its wonderful architecture and history.
  • Very erie and tightly packed with graves, but it's super interesting to see some of the most well known names in Argentine history all in one place. It's almost a museum because of how much history surrounds the area itself and the people that are buried there.