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Russian Orthodox Church (Iglesia Apostolica Ortodoxa Rusa)

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The tent spires of this Russian Orthodox church make an impressive contrast to the Argentine architecture surrounding it.
Av Brasil 315 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
San Telmo
+54 11 4361-4274
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

Russian Orthodox Church (Iglesia Apostolica Ortodoxa Rusa) is located in San Telmo neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentine, just in front of Lezama Park. It is also known as Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity. It was built between 1898 and 1901. It has an interesting...More

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
Reviewed 9 July 2018

It is not often that I get to attend a spiritual event based upon ancient traditions. The Russian Orthodox Church holds Sunday Worship services at 10 AM. It is a good idea to check ahead of time to learn about the dress code and other...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This Russian orthodox church architecture is different from all others.This is a small beautiful church worth the stop.

Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Tiny but interesting, very few orthodox spaces in Argentina so we wanted to stop by, very understated

Thank KellyM7162
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

It's curious that, when there was not a half dozen orthodox Russians, the first and only Orthodox Church in Argentina (and in South America) was established at the request of Orthodox of other nationalities.

Thank EGAFreeTours
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

It's rather hard to notice because of the buildings around it but when you spot it, you'll be glad. It's architecture is so beautiful and nicely colourful that it actually cheers you up. In not a religious person but I appreciate the style

Thank David M
Reviewed 9 February 2016

If you blink you will miss it!! Even when we were standing in front of it we nearly missed it!! We saw the church from the mini van during a guided tour which did not stop or tell us anything about it so we made...More

Thank ZahraANDGordon
Reviewed 21 October 2015

I am not really a great church lover but this one in the middle of San Telmo, tango city, is outstanding. In the park across the road there is also a cat sanctuary where the people of the neighbourhood bring food to keep the cats...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2014

What a surprise it was one morning, en route to a museum no doubt, to see the bright blue onion domes of this more than over the top Russian Orthodox church! BsAs has got to have some interesting tales to tell.

Thank CarmichaelVentura
Reviewed 1 December 2013

Best time to go is Sunday, of course, when the church is open and so is the market in the adjacent park. Go inside, take it in. Wear appropriate clothing.

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San Telmo
Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San
Telmo is defined by the tango, the dance that made
Buenos Aires world-famous. Tango is a fusion of many
different cultures: a true child of immigration, much
like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after
dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both
locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee
hours of the morning. During the day, the antique
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