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

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#3 of 9 in Historic Sites in Province of Tucuman
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 a part of your San Miguel de Tucuman vacation plans using our San Miguel de Tucuman tour itinerary planner .
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  • A cathedral nicely rebuilt and great architecture of past centuries, which are in the interest of all
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  • Total reference to the saga of the Gral Belgrano in Tucuman.Hermosas paintings and well-preserved both outside and inside. Not to Miss
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  • Refreshes the memory of a great national hero, Belgrano, the image of the virgen de la Merced reminds us that devotion...
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  • Beautiful church. Father Carlos a true faith transmitter. Inspired to believe in Christ.
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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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