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This 1827 cathedral, a mixture of several architectural styles, houses the remains of Argentine Liberator General Jose de San Martin in a marble mausoleum.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Calle Rivadavia s/n | San Martin, Buenos Aires 1004, Argentina
San Nicolás
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Go here to see famous war hero's tomb and pray and rest in quiet place. Interesting to see guard exchange ceremony. Recommended.

Thank HYMY123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice building and nice walk all around. When I went there it was having a renovation, so I didn't take pics to post here. But mus go.

Thank LeilaCunningham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the Plaza de Mayo we walked towards the Metropolitan Cathedral. We were still across the street when we saw a group of soldiers, in full gear, marching in time towards the Cathedral. Jessica told us it was the start of the changing of the...More

Thank Sa-i44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires is free and also includes the impressive tomb of General Jose de San Martin, one of the most important liberators in Latin American history.

Thank Terrence913
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited many Latin countries, I have a pretty good idea of what a Latin cathedral is like. Colonial architecture. Thick walls. Twin belltowers. The cathedral in Buenos Aires, however, is absolutely morning like that. It looks like a Roman temple, albeit one with serious...More

Thank califcasl
Reviewed 30 August 2018

The Metropolitana Catedral is an iconic place in the traditional center of Buenos Aires, next to Plaza de Mayo. It is a building related to Greek-roman Architecture. In the Cathedral you will find the "General San Martin Mausoleum". Worth a visit.

Thank Apostolia G
Reviewed 23 August 2018

I was a little disappointed visiting this cathedral. Off course the buildings around are also very impressive and big so may be that is the reason this cathedral doesn't; really stand out. Also the interior is pretty basic for a capital cathedral.

Thank Frank E
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Since you would be ill advised to miss Plaza de Mayo, you will walk past it. Once you have, you can just cross it out from your list.

Thank SergioViaggio
Reviewed 17 August 2018

With its columned facade this doesn't look like a regular cathedral, but inside it does with its impressive walls and ceilings a feature. Was the home base of the current Pope, and is well worth a look.

Thank Aglassortwo
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Check it out, I was quite surprised. It looks like a court building or some other kind of government structure from the road. I was very surprised to find out that it was actually a church. It is a huge place, and very beautiful.

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wtraveler53
24 May 2017|
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Response from sportz f | Reviewed this property |
sorry wtraveler, we were just passing by, it was open and we walked inside and didn't take any notice of the hours of openess. cheers
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