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Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento

San Martin 1050, Retiro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4312-2314
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pope francis” (13 reviews)
“old church” (7 reviews)
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San Martin 1050, Retiro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Retiro
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+54 11 4312-2314
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1 - 10 of 213 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The opening times of this church are limited, so it's really hit and miss if you'll see it at all. Regardless, under the main church is a smaller chapel that is open throughout the day. Although it's not very spectacular, it's still interesting enough and...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 18 July 2017

A lot of weddings in here. It's hidden from view and quite pretty, if youre in the area, its worth checking out.

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The beauty of this church was much like those we've seen in Italy, only newer. This is nicest we've seen in BA.

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Stumbled across this beautiful old church with amazing architecture, with plenty of history located near San Martin Plaza. Even if you aren't religious it is a comforting place to take a rest.

Thank kiwis2016
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church, peaceful place, great opportunity to be there for a while, praying and enjoying the supperb decorations. Blessed place to be.

Thank Dubaio
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We really enjoyed the visit to this church. Lots of detail to look at and to photograph. Not hard to walk to from most central locations in BA.

Thank doctorgary2
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Amazing place of worship with beautiful murals, pillars and finishing. Definitely worth a visit when in Buenos.

Thank AndrevN
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This surprising church is right downtown in Buenos Aires. It was the church of the current pope when he was a cardinal and it is a beautiful place to explore. It is all the more charming because it is an active community church not just...More

2  Thank James H
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Sometimes I wonder if the C's compete with the B's for most ornate meet'n sites or if they just have too many pesos. Whatever, the architecture is interesting.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Pope Francis I was told was the cardinal here before he was pope. I am sure it's a Cathedral though some call it a church Large and very ornate with many different architecture from around the world. Nearly 400 years old

1  Thank Peter W
Nearby
Retiro
Exquisite palaces and luxurious apartment buildings
combine with art galleries and exclusive boutiques to
make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy
sophistication. However, the non-stop foot traffic to
and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied
by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the
port, mean this neighbourhood is never truly at rest.
One minute you are walking down a street dotted with
...More
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Response from AlRoGa | Reviewed this property |
You have to connect with the line to Plaza San Martin and then walk a few blocks. If you like walk you can go walking its about half an hour max. I dis it, its a nice walk.”
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