Catedral de la Plata, La Plata

Crane your neck back to fully appreciate the enormity of Catedral de la Plata, one of the biggest cathedrals in South America. Opened in 1902, the Neo-Gothic cathedral dominates the old town of La Plata, with its twin spires soaring 112 m (367 ft) above the ground. Step inside to appreciate the cathedral's relatively well-lit interior, as expansive windows allow light to filter into the cavernous room. Take the elevator to the top floor of the cathedral for a breathtaking view over La Plata. Use our La Plata vacation route planner to visit Catedral de la Plata on your trip to La Plata, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • August 14, 2017
    The view from the tower is not very good. It was not before glazing and you could go out to get an excellent view. Now, to be glazing it can not and have to be high to be able to appreciate the beauty of the city. I, for my height, I could only see from the pictures my spouse took out.
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  • August 13, 2017
    Monumental Cathedral, similar in its beauty to the European cathedrals. Worth seeing its construction, from the altar to the colorful stained-glass windows. It has an elevator which you can see the entire city.
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  • August 10, 2017
    with the lift, I can see the Uruguayan coast actually live in this city, so I've been on different dates, that does have to be a completely sunny day
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  • April 25, 2017
    You don't expect this kind of architecture in South America and you definitely don't expect a Cathedral with this level of detail to be made of brick. The design was incredible and the history behind the building is unique as well. The interior is just as grand as the exterior and has a holy aura to it. Definitely worth stopping in for a minimum of 30 minutes. The stain glass alone is worth it
  • July 9, 2017
    I went to a concert there. Fantastic atmosphere!
  • August 2, 2017
    Amazing, picturesque, unforgettable ❤❤❤🕍
  • July 12, 2016
    Worth a visit, when visiting this city. Quite impressive in size and design.
  • June 11, 2017
    Bellisimo

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Where to stay in La Plata

Many of La Plata's accommodation options lie within the geometric square of the city core, which plays home to a majority of the town's tourist attractions. The variety of mid-range hotels in the city center keeps prices reasonably low; many of these are located in historic buildings just a few blocks from central Plaza Morena and within easy walking distance to the museum of La Plata, the cathedral, and main road arteries. If you're on a tight budget, consider staying at one of the city center's many hostels; though you'll likely be sharing a room with others in bunk beds, the low prices make them economical options.
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