Cemiterio de Recoleta, Buenos Aires

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Admire the 4,691 elaborate and varied vaults of Cemiterio de Recoleta. The mausoleums display a wide array of architectural styles, sculptures, and motifs, from Baroque to Art Deco, many constructed from materials imported from Paris and Milan. The cemetery serves as the final resting place for artists, actors, writers, and Nobel Prize winners, 19 Argentine presidents, and the beloved icon Eva Perón. Although some tombs are protected by the government, parts of the cemetery have fallen into disrepair. While the cemetery can be explored without a guide, having someone to recount the stories behind the different mausoleums can greatly enrich your trip. Before you head to Buenos Aires, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Buenos Aires travel route planner , to make sure you see all that Buenos Aires has to offer, including Cemiterio de Recoleta.
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  • Famous cemetery because of Eva Peron. Inside there are several famous people from Argentina's history. Being accompanied by a guide, can be a reason to go backwards with the history of Argentina.!
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  • It's interesting to visit. You can realize the importance of the families that at that time inhabited Buenos Aires, the golden years of Argentina.
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