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Cathedral of Salta, Salta

(4.8/5 based on 3,400+ reviews on the web)
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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  • outside is amazing and this night very well lit, worth inside too laden with gold and related to that interest is are the tombs of güemes and other celebrities
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  • Is the building more important of the plaza central of the city. Impressive where you look at it, inside and out. Very good nighttime lighting.
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  • The place is very special. Impeccable, careful it you look at. The maintenance is perfect and others has an annex where is can acquire memories.
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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.