La Capilla de los Negros, Chascomus
(3.3/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
A small but interesting piece of history, La Capilla de los Negros represents a place of worship where the area's black population used to gather. Although the building calls itself a chapel, the Catholic Church never bestowed that title upon it, so mass is not held there. The small building served as a medical center dealing with outbreaks of cholera and yellow fever in the latter half of the 19th century. There are no professional guides here, but handouts and plaques provide some information--if you can read Spanish. La Capilla de los Negros is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Chascomus Edition.
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  • Worth a read the story and visit esra Chapel. His past exceeds the present and transported to other times
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  • This good go to meet the chapel because of its history very old place with dirt floors. The first church that was used as a place of asylum to the colonizers
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  • Preserved to its original rustic, with floors of packed earth, furniture of the era, with a unique simplicity. It is worth visiting it
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  • There exist very few monuments to African ancestry and slavery in Argentina, but this UNESCO church from 1862 is one of them. Unique, humble and historic.
  • somewhat hidden and des neat
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  • Did not enter never more... Ugly place, and a very heavy atmosphere. I do not recommend it.
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  • Beautiful, restored. It gives account of the tradition of Afro-descendants of our Argentina (so abused).
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  • It is a gloomy place. The only information that you provide here is the year in which it was founded.
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