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Gorgeous inside beautiful statues, stained glass a big organ a nice statue outside, if in the area... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
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Simple and nice

Pretty church in the San Telmo area right on Calle Defensa (between Plaza Dorrego and Plaza de... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
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Belgrano y Defensa | Monserrat, Buenos Aires C1092AAR, Argentina
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous inside beautiful statues, stained glass a big organ a nice statue outside, if in the area you should stop here worth it!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bukagirl
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Pretty church in the San Telmo area right on Calle Defensa (between Plaza Dorrego and Plaza de Mayo). Building exterior was sandstone color and very nice, Church was not crowded, very peaceful.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mcsc-squared
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

This is a very old beautiful church.Visit here in a group or with locals or a guide.The area seems a bit unsafe for tourists.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 23 February 2018

The construction of the present church commenced in 1751 and progressed over the following 50+ years with the Convent of Santo Dominigo being completed in 1805. During the British attacks on Buenos Aires in 1806 and 1807 the church found itself in the middle of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank westy54
Reviewed 22 February 2018

This is a very nice church but personally my visit was ruined by having my wallet stolen whilst visiting, I wanted to warn other TripAdvisor readers to take care when visiting, as clearly this thief has a particular MO. I was at the back of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank PAUL S
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Style outside is quite plain as is the inside except a few places. The Christ on the crucifix is different and feels like it is reaching out to you

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank N8699PYpeterw
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Walking through the San Telmo market takes you past this church. Strange orange sandy colour makes stand out. Good architecture outside with kids playing football in the church courtyard

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank N8699PYpeterw
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Amazing church with full of history. I suggest you can visit this Church and participate of the mass

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Pau F
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Not very ornate but the side alters/naves are beautiful. Outside the church on what appears to be a statue is the crypt of General Belgrano, creator the the Argentine flag.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed 29 May 2016

You can't miss the yellow color of the building. It's a very pretty church with interesting architecture. It's in the San Telmo neighborhood so you can walk by it if you go through the San Telmo market on Sunday. It was closed when we visited...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank 3RedDoxies
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As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires,
Montserrat is defined by the historical events that
took place there and the landmarks that have stood the
test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of
this connection to history: countless public
demonstrations have passed through this square, going
back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the
streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos
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