Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 15,000+ reviews on the web
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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  • Stunning and different! Every culture with its rituals. The giant architecture of the tombs is impressive. More like great works of art. Free entrance in spite of trying to sell a map of the cemetery for 40 pesos ($ 10.00). Some graves have glass door being able to view the coffins exposed. Explained to me that inside the coffins of wood there is another metal soldier being why not exudes odour. The grandeur of certain tombs contrasts with that of Evita Perón, simple in front of them. Only personalities and wealthy families are buried in this cemetery that bears the name of the neighborhood. Is next to the Basilica of Nossa Sra. Do Pilar.
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  • I took a walk through the cemetery saw one of the biggest beauties in landscapes of the city of buenos aires, is worth the visit to meet this classic place.
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  • I was not interested to visit a cemetery, but when I found I was pleasantly surprised! Looks more like a small town-museum, made up of narrow streets, squares and artwork! I found it really fascinating!
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  • 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.
  • Large cemetery that's free to walk through. You don't really need a map. It's pretty and cool to see the chambers of the wealthly
  • Beautifyl in its own way, its definitively a place to see more than once. Tho free to enter, you surely get a lot more from a good guide. A city inside a city.
  • One of the most interesting historical tours I've ever been on. Most places talk about the important dead people of an are, here you get to meet them and see the impressive monuments left to them.
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