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La Chacarita Cemetery

Avenida Guzman 680, Buenos Aires C1427BOT, Argentina
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Underrated; more impressive than Recoleta

Although a bit out of the centre of town, the Cementerio de la Chacarita is larger, emptier, and... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
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A cemetery like no other

La Chacarita cemetery looks like a city with small, densely packed houses with streets in between... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
peter k
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Buenos Aires cemetery where Carlos Gardel and Juan Péron rest.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good35%
  • Average30%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“carlos gardel” (11 reviews)
“pugliese” (2 reviews)
Avenida Guzman 680, Buenos Aires C1427BOT, Argentina
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Although a bit out of the centre of town, the Cementerio de la Chacarita is larger, emptier, and more impressive than Recoleta. Also less congested! A very peaceful place.

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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

La Chacarita cemetery looks like a city with small, densely packed houses with streets in between , but here the houses are crypts.Among all the crypts , which are of a relatively uniform height there are also chapels and monuments with beautiful atchitectural details that...More

Thank peter k
Reviewed 26 January 2017

For all lovers of tango music, you can find also the graves of other fames musicians like; Pugliese and Di Sarli and others. There for you have to go to the other site of the graveyard. After a long walk you get you reward. Beautiful!!!!

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 7 November 2016

It is impressive to see so many plates in Carlos Gardel's tomb with moving inscriptions from so many places around the world. The sculpture itself is a normal thing but reading the dedications from so many admirers and corporations gives you an idea of the...More

1  Thank Jesusmiguel58
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Visited a friend who lived here. I went walking through one day on my own and thought it was really interesting. Lots of stuff to look at. It's quite large! I'm not sure I'd go out of my way to see it, when Recoleta is...More

1  Thank Lilly S
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Not sure if one should describe a cemetery, as one reviewer did, as cool. Never mind; the Chacarita is larger and more spread out than the Recoleta, plus admission is free. However I wouldn't have minded paying for a site plan, as it can be...More

Thank jamescollenette
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Bigger than Recoleta and in some ways more interesting. I was with tango fans so we had to pay homage to Gardel the famous tango singer. I thought tango was only a dance and did not know it was sung. There are artists, athletes and...More

Thank Marilyn A
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Huge cemetery that is as cool as recoleta, but much larger and more diverse. You can drive through this cemetery so it is very easy to drive the road and hope out and take pics of what you want. very cool.

Thank JA Experiences N
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Most tourists visit the famous Recoleta Cemetery in the Barrio of Recoleta, in Buenos Aires. But only a few make a point of visiting the Chacarita Cemetery “Cementario de la Chacarita” in the Barrio of Chacarita. This is despite the fact that the Chacarita Cemetery...More

2  Thank medi470
Reviewed 3 December 2014

If you like tango, you need to go to Carlos Gardel's burial place! It is in the Chacarita Cemetery. His tomb is a pilgrimage place for all tango lovers. It is really fascinating to see all the plaques from different tango lovers around the world....More

Thank lafjarivas
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Response from PatsyBuenosAires | Reviewed this property |
Adres Cementerio Britànico de Chacarita: Av Elcano 4568, Phone: 4553-3403 Ther is an e-mail, but tripadvisor do not allow print this here. Search by google.
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