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Address: Salta, Argentina
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+54 387 431-8206
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This cathedral houses 16th-century statues of the Virgin Mary and the...

This cathedral houses 16th-century statues of the Virgin Mary and the Cristo del Milagro, which were washed ashore when the Spanish ship transporting them sank.

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Salta City Half Day Tour
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Salta City Sightseeing Tour

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Better outside than in, and night than day

This is an imposing building which has a lovely pinkish facade with bell towers which look lovely lit up at night, and also reflected in mirrors in a building next door during the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are 3 main churches in Salta city, the red one, the blue one and this is the pink one. It has the eye symbol in its main façade. Located on the plaza of 9 de julio, not sure if it is an attraction.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an imposing building which has a lovely pinkish facade with bell towers which look lovely lit up at night, and also reflected in mirrors in a building next door during the day. The ceiling is of interest. It is an active place of worship, not just a tourist destination, so be sensitive if there is a service taking... More 

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La Paz, Bolivia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful cathedral, richly decorated (baroque-neobarroque) and considered an historical monument of Argentina, you have to visit it regardless of whether you are Catholic or not.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Nice cathedral which looks good lit up at night. Worth a look around as it's easy to visit in the centre.

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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Visited on Christmas Eve so a rather special time. Take your time to sit and take in the splendour and feeling of the place or in our case be amazed at the queues of people on either side of the building waiting for confession. Do not miss the amazing high altar

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Salta Cathedral is placed very central at the main square. There are plenty of cafés and other museums in the area. The church in itself is nothing special, it is very standard for a church. It is worth a short visit if in the area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Right on Plaza 9 de Julio, the Cathedral is worth a visit. There a free guided tour on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 17:00 on. You get to know a bit about the history on the placeand why it is so worshipped.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Recommended, beautiful. The altar and the entire church is nice and it worths going. It closes from 12 pm to 4 pm.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Nice cathedral right in the centre of the city. Probably one of the very few things worth visiting in Salta, not sure why the city is called "la linda"!

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San Rafael, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A truly authentic Spanish colonial church! The main altar is outstanding! You will see saint statues dressed in clothes, which is tupical Spanish. All the stayues and little chapels are beautiful. Pretty garden, too.

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