Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Merced, San Miguel de Tucuman

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Admire the many architectural and artistic details at Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Merced, one of the most important buildings in the city. Dedicated to the city's patron saint, the neoclassical basilica was designed by French architect Pedro Delgare Etcheverry in 1865. Its facade consists of an attractive portico flanked by two bell towers, the east of which houses a clock imported from London in the 1840s. Head inside to examine the work of another Frenchman, painter Felix Revol. Other highlights include an antique piano imported from France in the 1800s, as well as a wooden cross that dates back to the very foundations of the city in 1565. Make Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Merced part of your personalized San Miguel de Tucuman itinerary using our San Miguel de Tucuman tour planner.
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San Miguel de Tucuman offers plenty of hotels to satisfy a range of budgets, from economical options suitable for single travelers to five-star establishments for tourists looking to splurge. As a major commercial center attracting a growing number of business travelers, the city also offers a good selection of furnished apartments, many of which provide complimentary parking, access to outdoor swimming pools, and onsite fitness facilities.
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  • See the ceiling with allegorical paintings to the task of Manuel Belgrano in front of the army of the North.
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  • Beautiful place to access the history of Tucumán and find yourself, beautiful very large temple.
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  • Very beautiful as practically all churches in the region, and located in the region of easy access. Well worth a visit.
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  • Beautiful church. Father Carlos a true faith transmitter. Inspired to believe in Christ.
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  • Excellent place. Father Carlos is a man of faith that inspires belief in Christ and the Church.
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  • INCREDIBLE PLACE. FILLED WITH GOD'S PRESENCE.
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  • Basilica minor, since 2009, beautiful room, good architecture, paintings, with many pictures and objects from the period and historical meaning. Place to visit
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  • Beautiful church where is combined with the history of Argentina. Excellent mural of the battle of independence
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