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Address: Salta, Argentina
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+54 387 431-8206
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This cathedral houses 16th-century statues of the Virgin Mary and the...

This cathedral houses 16th-century statues of the Virgin Mary and the Cristo del Milagro, which were washed ashore when the Spanish ship transporting them sank.

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Beautiful cathedral

Beautiful cathedral, richly decorated (baroque-neobarroque) and considered an historical monument of Argentina, you have to visit it regardless of whether you are Catholic or not.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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La Paz, Bolivia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful cathedral, richly decorated (baroque-neobarroque) and considered an historical monument of Argentina, you have to visit it regardless of whether you are Catholic or not.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice cathedral which looks good lit up at night. Worth a look around as it's easy to visit in the centre.

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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Christmas Eve so a rather special time. Take your time to sit and take in the splendour and feeling of the place or in our case be amazed at the queues of people on either side of the building waiting for confession. Do not miss the amazing high altar

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Salta Cathedral is placed very central at the main square. There are plenty of cafés and other museums in the area. The church in itself is nothing special, it is very standard for a church. It is worth a short visit if in the area.

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Natal, RN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right on Plaza 9 de Julio, the Cathedral is worth a visit. There a free guided tour on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 17:00 on. You get to know a bit about the history on the placeand why it is so worshipped.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended, beautiful. The altar and the entire church is nice and it worths going. It closes from 12 pm to 4 pm.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Nice cathedral right in the centre of the city. Probably one of the very few things worth visiting in Salta, not sure why the city is called "la linda"!

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San Rafael, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A truly authentic Spanish colonial church! The main altar is outstanding! You will see saint statues dressed in clothes, which is tupical Spanish. All the stayues and little chapels are beautiful. Pretty garden, too.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Went with a school trip of teenage boys from the UK... decided to spend our last day exploring Salta itself only to find the Cathedral was CLOSED!!! Find that a bit odd as it IS one of the main attractions in the city. My fault for assuming it would be open but annoying nonetheless!

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The cathedral is a gorgeous both outside and inside. It is worth a visit -even if you are not a catholic person- since it has a beautiful architecture and paintings

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