Catedral Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Valle, San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca
(4.7/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Admire the distinctive, salmon-pink architecture of Catedral Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Valle, boasting twin spires and a columned facade. Completed in 1695 and dedicated to the Virgin of the Valley, the cathedral continues to hold a significant place in Argentina's religious history as the site of a popular pilgrimage every December. Step into the cathedral's surprisingly airy interior and appreciate the detailed frescoes and stained glass lining the walls and ceilings. Look up at half-dome behind the altar, which resembles a blue sky streaked with whisps of white clouds. Take a look at our San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Catedral Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Valle and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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TripAdvisor
  • The Chair itself is beautiful, but the sanctuary of the Virgen del Valle (behind the main altar) me paralysed with excitement. I cannot find another description.
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  • So we arrived at Cathedral to make a visit to the Virgen del Valle to give thanks and clear any order. The Cathedral is so cute and one comes out with so much peace
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  • Without a doubt is one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the country. I've met several and until the moment I'll stick with this. It has a fantastic architecture and its surroundings are very beautiful, such as Plaza 25 de Mayo, it is also one of the most beautiful that I met. Recommended visit for all those who have the capital city of Catamarca as destination.
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  • The most beautiful... my mother Virgin of the Valley of Catamarca... you went to see a month ago... that cute is to see you and see so many people that you helped... your stories... I love you mother... your House... that cute did spend with my family and my children knowing... beautiful days... go to see the Virgin Mary... 😊
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  • A place, in which there is no possible qualifier. Since there is so much to see, so many extraordinary details, paintings, figures, a lot of altars. (does not fit into the camera height) recommended for non-believers also by art that there is to see.
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  • Very nice Cathedral, very old and well preserved, the image of the beautiful Virgin of the Valley and the dressing room which is also
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  • Inevitable Cathedral to visit. Very well cared. The Virgin of the Valley conspicuously behind him, should go back to your front
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  • The most beautiful of the Argentinean North
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