Mar del Plata Cathedral, Mar del Plata

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An important landmark, Mar del Plata Cathedral pays tribute to the Roman Catholic faith in Argentina. Erected in 1905, the neo-gothic church is dedicated to St. Peter the Apostle and St. Cecilia. Outside, admire the tall clock tower, which houses five bells donated from a workshop in Annecy, France. Three reliefs adorn the main façade and depict scenes from Jesus’ life, including the encounter with the adulteress. As you approach the cathedral from a distance, you’ll be able to see the glazed Viennese tiles that cover the roof. Inside, appreciate the stained-glass windows, the impressive woodwork, as well as several altars dedicated to Jesus and various saints. Plan your Mar del Plata Cathedral visit and explore what else you can see and do in Mar del Plata using our Mar del Plata trip generator.
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  • August 12, 2017
    to know and the vitrou the architecture of the building liked your towers on the outside and the furniture
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  • August 11, 2017
    For Catholics, a place to not miss beautiful, spread peace, tranquility, located in the center of the city
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  • August 8, 2017
    The Cathedral of Saints Peter and Cecilia, viewed from above is observed a cross forming its roof, declared "National historic heritage" when one enters is her beauty.
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  • July 23, 2017
    Impressive church
  • July 20, 2017
    The Cathedral is beautiful. It is not always open. The area is not very safe to visit at night.
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  • July 21, 2017
    If you go by mar del plata tenés to know
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  • March 25, 2017
    As a member of the Cathedral I am very happy to belong to a group so cute as action Catolica.amo the Cathedral gives me great peace... I love your beautiful Altar as Sagrado.simplemente architecture I love Jesus and Mary.
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  • July 31, 2017
    Beautiful Cathedral.
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Where to stay in Mar del Plata

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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