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Very nice place to visit

Mar de plata cathedral is a very nice place to visit, you can also enjoy the local business around... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
marcialg809
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Miami, Florida
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Beautiful cathedral!

Beautiful cathedral in the main square. One of the most important buildings in the city. It is... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
vagabondafelice
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Carisolo, Italy
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5 weeks ago
“Very nice place to visit”
18 May 2018
“Beautiful cathedral!”
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This soaring, neo-Gothic-style cathedral was built near the turn of the century.
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Calle B Mitre 1780, Mar del Plata B7600DRN, Argentina
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+54 223 495-0395
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 November 2013

Lovely Gothic style cathedral with wonderful stained glass. Unlike Italian churches the art is rather limited but overall it is beautiful.

1  Thank bblumberg
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 11 March 2012

It's a beautiful construction, but also very common. There are many better churches in Argentina, it's good only if you are tired of beaches!

1  Thank GuiTorres
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

can‘t compete with European cathedrals. It obviously is a bit „retro“. Not really worth looking at from inside.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Mar de plata cathedral is a very nice place to visit, you can also enjoy the local business around the cathedral

Thank marcialg809
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful cathedral in the main square. One of the most important buildings in the city. It is dedicated to St Peter the Apostle and St Cecilia. The stained glass windows project different colours around as you walk. Lots of statues and altars, typical of Argentinian...More

Thank vagabondafelice
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This cathedral is pure beauty. The interior is gorgeous with great light for taking pictures. I went with my sister on a Saturday. The crowd was not to bad and the interior offered a super place to get out of the sun and cool off....More

Thank Connie H
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Mar del Plata´s Cathedral is one of the most important buildings in the city. Located in the middle of the downtown, it´s a must-see if you are walking nearby.

Thank Federico C
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Magnificent cathedral with beautiful artwork. Great history lessons to be had also. Don't forget to look above door on the way out to see the huge organ above. Read or do some research before going will make it a better experience too!

Thank george60898
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The Cathedral of Saints Peter and Cecily was founded by rich Argentine families of two centuries back more or less, when Argentina was also a rich country. Instead of spending their money carelessly those people had the Mar delPlata Cathedral built to be used by...More

Thank Amyjordi
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Nice church and very central...in the heart of the town...and many nice places to visit in the area.

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Beautiful carved wood altar and magnificent inlaid wood floor. Gorgeous stain glass windows too, but the netting to keep out the birds detracts from the viewing.

Thank hoppiewanderer
Reviewed 1 February 2016

This was an amazing experience. It is absolutely beautiful. Take the time to look at all the small details. It is worth it. Should surely check this out.

Thank cynthiaw438
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