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Recoleta Cemetery

Junin 1790, Buenos Aires 1116, Argentina
+54 11 4804-7040
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The most celebrated Argentineans, including Eva Peron and her family, are buried at this elaborate cemetery, where mausoleums replicate chapels, pyramids and Greek temples.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Junin 1790, Buenos Aires 1116, Argentina
Recoleta
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Reviewed 8 January 2016

The Recoleta Cemetery is the most amazing cemetery I've seen in my life. The size and luxary of a lot of graves is just amazing, definitely worth a visit!.

Thank PaulDNL
Reviewed 7 January 2016

This is an interesting visit. It is an old cemetery located in Recoleta, next to the artisans fair. This is where the deaths of rich families used to be buried. Some crypts are real art masterpieces.

Thank bernucha
Reviewed 7 January 2016

The title says it all. Even if you don't care about Argentine history, the mausoleums are worth seeing. You can walk around for free, get a tour (there's a free English one at 11am on Tuesdays and Thursdays, but it's a huge group), or buy...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Beautiful and elaborate sculptures, coffins above the ground and a mysterious atmosphere. Racoleta Cemetery is impressive and makes one reflect about life and enjoying the moment

Thank Andra G
Reviewed 7 January 2016

First let me confess that we didn't have a tour guide. We tried, but there were no English speaking ones that day. There is one stand with guides/maps and that was closed. So basically, we were just walking around a cemetery! The facades and graves...More

Thank AxeMinion
Reviewed 7 January 2016

At first I was not particularly set on going here but the city guide I hired for the day strongly recommended it and I am glad she convinced me to go! A good guide can make this place come alive(pun intended!) by sharing with you...More

Thank serphergirl
Reviewed 7 January 2016

This area is one of the most visited sites in Buenos Aires. Legions of tourists and cruise ship passengers troop this this condominium of eternity dwellers.

Thank Chingachgook
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Posssibly one of the most intriguing visits on my walk about of BA. There are guides available if you want but I chose to just walk around myself with the aid of a map. I was also intrigued with the number of Irish people buried...More

Thank DavidGrogan
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Extraordinary place it looks like a mini village for the dead. Viewed Eva Peron's grave which was underwhelming for such a public figure but a fascinating place to visit!

Thank Diedre_8
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

This is an incredible place to visit... However you definitely have to do a guided tour, otherwise it won't make much sense! They offer a free English tour on tuesday and thursdays at 11h00. When we visited the entrance was free, but I understand that...More

Thank jonker_happyfeet
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amc33155
19 November 2016|
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Response from robert a | Reviewed this property |
When there you can buy a pamphlet that gives a map with all you need to visit. You don't really need a guide. I had a private chauffer taxi that drove us around for the day. We paid him 150 dollars. Happy to give you his... More
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DallasCowboyFan
16 February 2016|
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Response from PKyi | Reviewed this property |
There are three ways to change your money (presumably USD) to Argentinian Pesos (ARS). 1). Go to an ATM and withdraw from your checking account. Many of them are just outside banks and easily accessible. Some ATMs do... More
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shschief
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Response from PKyi | Reviewed this property |
You can just show up and go around on your own, or go on the days that English tours are provided free of charge. I think it was on Tuesdays at 11 am., or you can hire a guide. We really didn't need a guide at all. We... More
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