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Cathedral of Salta, Salta

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Religious Site
Known for its twin spires and charming pink facade, Cathedral of Salta cuts an iconic figure in a mid-sized Argentinean city. Built in 1856 after its predecessor was destroyed by an earthquake, the cathedral serves as the seat of the archbishop of Salta, continuing to play a leading role in the city's religious traditions. Enter the cathedral and stand in quiet awe as you admire its ornate decorations, especially the gorgeous frescoes on the ceiling. Make Cathedral of Salta part of your personalized Salta itinerary using our Salta vacation route planner.
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  • Probably the main and nicest attraction in Salta. Beautiful cathedral outside and inside. Very popular. Lots of people praying Inside. Feel good and secured. Impressing too.  more »
  • Cathedral of salta surprises by its magnificence the altar is precious as also invited to the gathering, as well as the facade is surprising for its beauty
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  • a beauty is worth visiting it there are several divine churches in jumps this is super super pompous!
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  • Muy bonita
  • Besutiful old cathedral in the heart of the city!
  • A lovely cathedral, but they've replaced the bell's with a Nokia ring tone. Strange!
  • Muy linda catedral!!
  • Visiting here is like swallowing an M80. Mind blown.