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Calle Bolivar 225 | Esquina Alsina 520, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

one of the oldest church in town, it is located close to the may square, we suggest to visit, beatiful inside

Thank Alba C
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

This is a old church here.The architecture is beautiful and colonial style.This is a small chuurch but pretty you can when going to the cemetery.

Thank SE s
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Visit when you go the cemetery in Recoleta - right next door. Another nice church in BA and one can see the colonial style.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Better than the cathedral, nice baroque building. Rather smaill but nice church, more "authentic" than the nearby cathedral

Thank cojotent
Reviewed 23 February 2018

The first buildings of this church were made of adobe (mudbrick) and were erected in 1675. Construction continued over the next approximately 50 years, adding the two towers, the facade etc, such that the building that we now see, was completed in 1722. The interior...More

Thank westy54
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This was within 5 min from my hotel. I like old majestic buildings and the churches on foreign soil fits the bill.

Thank hrcalso
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Absolutely beautiful Catholic Church which was founded by the Jesuits in 1730. Perhaps the oldest functioning church in Argentina. In the beautiful Manzana de las Luces or Block of the Enlightenment, the oldest neighborhood and site of the University of Buenos Aires.

1  Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Persistence in our case paid off. It was closed the first couple times we went by, but we got lucky and were able to get in because there was a student orchestra playing a short concert. Other than the alter the church is rather plain,...More

1  Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Right next to the Recoleta cemetery, this little chapel is often shadowed by its neighbour, but it deserves a little recognition. For those who like history this is a stop you should make, the chapel has a nice guided tour that takes you to the...More

1  Thank GeekyTouring
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Considered the oldest of Buenos Aires colonial, it is the oldest preserved church (from the seventeenth century), a bit of our history.

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Montserrat
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
...More
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