Catedral de los Santos Pedro y Cecilia, Mar del Plata

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#6 of 12 in Historic Sites in Mar del Plata
One of the most impressive buildings in Mar Del Plata, Catedral de los Santos Pedro y Cecilia towers over the plaza with exquisite Neo-Gothic architecture and intricate decorations. Facing Plaza San Martin, the cathedral features French stained windows, an extravagant chandelier, English mosaic tiles, and an Italian organ with 3 manual keyboards for 2,500 pipes. Walk in and absorb the peaceful church atmosphere, where at times you can catch the church choir performing hymns. The church was officially inaugurated in 1905 and dedicated to St. Peter the Apostle and St. Cecilia. Using our international travel planner, Mar del Plata attractions like Catedral de los Santos Pedro y Cecilia can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I loved it. L visit and I figured so beautiful and accessible according to the place where I was staying.
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  • Mardel Cathedral is an icon of the city. Despite his years, is very well kept and preserved
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  • In front of the pedestrian is the Cathedral Church of MdP. Very nice, simple and well-kept. Even for those who do not profess the Catholic cult is a good place to learn.
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To accommodate the masses of tourists who take a Mar del Plata vacation every summer, the city offers more than 500 hotels. Most of these cluster around the shorefront close to the city center, which boasts most higher-end options. Look a few blocks inland for less expensive alternatives. Prices vary dramatically according to the time of year, with hefty discounts available during low season and on weekdays. Reserve your accommodations in advance to beat the crowds and avoid paying a last-minute premium.
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