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Cathedral of Salta, Salta

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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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  • Is a cathedral very pretty, style Baroque very well preserved. You can enter free. Is located in the Center.
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  • Between just at the moment of the mass, is impressive. Inside is the tomb of Güemes. At night it is beautiful illuminated
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  • If raisins by Salta you can not fail to visit the Cathedral where one can appreciate the architecture of the colonial period.
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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.