Catedral Primada, Buenos Aires

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Despite its undoubted importance as a religious landmark, Catedral Primada is best known as the burial site of General Jose de San Martin, Argentina's celebrated national hero. You can see San Martin's sarcophagus at a mausoleum inside the church--note the statues of three women guarding the general and representing Argentina, Chile, and Peru. The somber cathedral, which looks more like a bank building from the outside, also contains the remains of other Argentinean war heroes. Add Catedral Primada and other attractions to your Buenos Aires trip itinerary using our Buenos Aires online route builder.
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  • Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral is the main Catholic church in Buenos Aires. It is located in the city center, overlooking Plaza de Mayo, on the corner of San Martín and Rivadavia streets, in the....  more »
  • Amazing Cathedral, stunning architecture, wonderful to be able to walk inside, people were there praying, well worth the visit  more »
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