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 a part of your San Miguel de Tucuman vacation plans using our San Miguel de Tucuman tour itinerary planner .
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  • About the old colonial church demolished, was built new, dedicated to the Virgin army Generala argentino, which General Manuel Belgrano donated his baton. The paintings in its interior walls recreates the historic event. You can visit his dressing room. According to historical accounts, Belgrano was entrusted to the Virgin Mary the night before the battle of Tucumán, where he managed a miraculous triumphed the patriot army. This battle, along with the Salta, sealed the fate of Argentine independence.
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  • a museum with images and too kind of relics able into our past and as Belgrano was with the virgen de la Merced
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  • A quiet even when just one block from the main square of the city and the Cathedral Church, a neo-colonial style is preserved in very good condition, for devout people and lovers of architecture
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