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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.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Calle Rivadavia s/n | San Martin, Buenos Aires 1004, Argentina
El Centro (Downtown)
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+54 11 4331-2845
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Whilst it looks like a Greek temple on the outside it is the inside that you need to see. Beautiful mosaics on the floor and an ornate ceiling that must be seen. It also contains the tomb of General San Martin which is guarded by...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The greek style Cathedral is in Plaza de Mayo, near the Casa Rosada and Cabildo. It is an interesting place where is thefuneral monument to General San Martin.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Gustavo M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a cathedral not to be missed. This can be accessed easily by Metro. I was surprised to see so much in it.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank toe4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outside looks like a government building, but the inside of the church is a delight. Lots of gold on the alter and the bright ceilings make a beautiful contrast with the darker lower area of the church. Beautiful mosaic floors.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Luckylibrarian13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful Cathedral. Much more like a conventional church inside than from outside appearances. Loved seeing the guards at the tomb.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank tangojohnDallas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to get to-near Plaza de Mayo/Casa Rosada-Quiet-Beautiful Chapels, Statues, and be sure to look for the lice guards near Gen San Martin

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BethSJorgeV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although the outside of this building is quite impressive, the inside is really ornate! In fact it is quite overpowering. Currently there is a lot of work being done inside to fix some damage. The big draw, apart from the building itself, it the grave...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Reviewed 29 August 2019

It looks like a Greek temple, but it is actually a cathedral to celebrate Catholicism. Located toward the center, it's a landmark.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 25 August 2019

An impressive cathedral, quite large in size, with side churches, richly decorated and featurig also an honorary guard at the rest place of San Martin. Everybody takes a picture there. I am sure the guards see a lot of peculiar spectacles every day. It worths...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 20 August 2019 via mobile

There are many little chapels and we went on the anniversary of St Martin. Each little chapel has its own story.

Date of experience: August 2019
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wtraveler53
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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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