Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires

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Admire the 4,691 elaborate and varied vaults of Recoleta Cemetery. 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 Recoleta Cemetery.
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  • Cemetery Place in one of the most beautiful city offers the view of numerous monumental tombs many of Argentines of Italian origin particularities the coffins are not buried but placed in the grave above ground there is the tomb of Evita Peron populist heroine of the country and other Notables
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  • It's a bit strange for a cemetery to be a tourist spot, but when you come in and see the beautiful, ornate deposits, you begin to understand why you should visit him. I recommend the visit.
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