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

(4.6/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Their murals and stained-glass windows, feature scenes important of the our history of independence. They are worth the visit.
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  • A historic church with a beautiful architecture in the Centre of the city. There is the image of the Virgen de la Merced, patron saint of the Vintners and the General Belgrano appoint whom captain of his army. Here is the founding cross in the city of Tucumán.
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  • This Basilica is remarkable because it is the Virgen de las Mercedes, who M.Belgrano offered his baton after the battle of Tucumán (24/09/1812). There are frescos painted on their roofs. Masses to the 18.30 and 20 hs all those days.
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  • I love to see that because I had a school trip and all the 5th went school Dr.raul.colombres and I encantontisimo travel together! 🔍🔍🔍y discover things new and historical!
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  • Lindíssima!!!