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The most celebrated Argentineans, including Eva Peron and her family, are buried at this elaborate cemetery, where mausoleums replicate chapels, pyramids and Greek temples.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Junin 1790, Buenos Aires 1116, Argentina
Recoleta
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All reviews eva peron buried here resting place above ground duarte family fascinating place worth a visit wander around guided tour interesting stories argentine history couple of hours visiting buenos aires architecture coffin tombstones burial
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Reviewed today

Between 1860 and 1930 Argentina had very high class living The cemetery is showing us the high class livlng at that period They spent fortune for every burial place

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank OsmanA567
Reviewed today via mobile

I have never seen anything like it, its a beautiful cementry! We spent about an hour there just wandering around, it was very impressive. Sometimes a little spooky hehe but definitely worth to visit!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank svabea
Reviewed today

Quite a different experience and much larger than expected. A large map was available at the entrance but it would be much handier to use one in your own hands. A worthwhile visit even though we struggled to find the entrance at first.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Moyra K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The cemetery is a work of art. I have never seen such beautiful tombstone. The many styles and sizes are amazing. Full of sculptures and details. You need a couple of hours to see it all. A must see Evita Peron’s tombstone. The former First...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 33033peluche
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our hotel was close to the cemetery so we decided to stop by and check Evita Peron’s grave. In fact her grave was small and we did not find it special, but there many others worth the visit. We found ir unusual to have a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank adalberk
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's a overcrowded cemetary that's all. The tombs are packed together along narrow walkways. If you really want to visit it dip your head in from the outside and take a photo. It looks no different from the inside. Much like most of buenos aires...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank travelling_circus637
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow - what a surprise. We had no idea that a cemetry could be so impressive. For us, very unusual seeing the caskets with many sites in rack and ruin. Many were beautifully kept and still in use. Allow plenty of time to wander through.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Christine H
Reviewed yesterday

Very similar to New Orleans, however some of the crypts are not as well maintained and you can see the casket(s) in side. Also the burial site of Eva Peron if that's something that interests you.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Companion402907
Reviewed yesterday

The place where Eva Peron is resting is of course the most famous, but there are many other important people buried here. The park outside is nice and the is a handcraft market in it that's worth the visit!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank EladB
Reviewed yesterday

We went with a cruise tour group, but had no problem seeing the Duarte (Eva Peron) tomb. There are many beautiful statues all around, and mausoleums both maintained and decrepit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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zak h
11 December 2018|
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Response from sevenworlds | Reviewed this property |
Take the line H (yellow one) to Las Heras. From there it is a short walk to the cementery. For further information about public transportation download the app ‘Como Llego’, it’s very helpful.
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zak h
11 December 2018|
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Response from CJHLPH | Reviewed this property |
No cost, can do on your own.
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RaktimRay
6 December 2018|
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Response from nellieHongKong | Reviewed this property |
We’re there on a Thursday and there was a English language tour going on but I think it was thru a payin tour group
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