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. You can plan Salta trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • A very colonial church, Spanish style, very well restored and preserved, highlights the architecture in buildings surrounding the main square. Lovers of the architecture of time and obviously the devotees of the Catholic religion should not miss is this Cathedral.
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  • Shapes the image of the city centre. Inside and outside beautifully prepared and so so in any case worth a visit, even if not the top attraction. In any case, but also a good place to keep something in.
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  • Very cute. It is beautiful illuminated at night. On Saturday there are many marriages. It is a relic. Not ddejen visit
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  • So colorful and beautiful inside. They are 3 churches like this near the square. All are beautiful. Free to go inside and maybe you can say a prayer if you want.
  • Beautiful colors very nice churches. Walk around and see them all
  • The heart of Salta. We witnessed a religious festival and the atmosphere was spectacular. And what a beautiful church, elaborate decor inside, full of life.
  • Beautiful old church with some impressive figures inside. Outside people were selling cocoa leaves which was a weird contrast. Well worth a visit
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Salta's status as the tourist hub of northwestern Argentina means that a wide array of accommodations has sprung up throughout the city. The majority are concentrated around the city's grid-like center, surrounding Plaza 9 de Julio. For something more relaxed and closer to nature, go southeast and explore the area around Parque San Martin. You can opt for anything from a healthy range of budget accommodations, including hostels and small guesthouses, all the way to luxury hotels.
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