Catedral de San Salvador de Jujuy, San Salvador de Jujuy

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Pay your respects to Oscar Romero, a prominent human rights activist, at Catedral de San Salvador de Jujuy. Romero, the former Archbishop of El Salvador and a leading pacifist voice against the military's killing of civilians during the 60s and 70s, was assassinated in 1980 during mass, and laid to rest in the cathedral. Today, visitors flock to the cathedral's crypt to pay tribute to Romero. Also take a moment to admire the paintings displayed on the cathedral's largely white walls. Plan to visit Catedral de San Salvador de Jujuy and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Province of Jujuy attractions using our Province of Jujuy trip planner.
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  • It is a small, narrow and very old cathedral, its decorations are simple and beautiful. You can find out its history reading plaques on the walls, very interesting.
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  • Visit to the center of the city is the Cathedral in the main square is a characteristic of the time construction colonial in very good condition impacts the altar and the Cristo yacente
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  • I loved it, although I'm not religious I like cathedrals by its design. It was clean and well kept
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