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“Strangely interesting.”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Recoleta Cemetery

Recoleta Cemetery
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Personalities of Buenos Aires: The Lives of Evita and Borges
Ranked #10 of 721 things to do in Buenos Aires
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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“Strangely interesting.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2012

While I do not usually go to cemeteries I made an exception based on our guides recommendation. It is very historical and interesting to see how old some of the tombs are and how they are decorated. Of course Evita Peron is buried there so that is almost a must see from a Argentine perspective.

Visited April 2011
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“A museum on a cementery...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2012

This cememtery has a lot of history....it was and still is a very important place for certain society groups in Buenos Aires. The main attraction is that it looks like a small city...and the mausolea are amaizing...big and extravagant. It is recommended to go on saturday and after the cementery visit Plaza francia, where a handycraft fair takes place just near the cementery

Visited February 2012
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“Worth a quick peek”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2012

This will only take you half an hour to go through, but it is interesting. Be aware that it is FREE to get into the cemetery, but many people will try and force you to pay for a map or donate to some fund.

Visited March 2012
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“A must see in BA”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2012

You won't find anything like this anywhere else in the world. A city of the dead (and wealthy), who went in style. The architecture inside the cemetary, really gives the rest of Recoleta a run for it's money.

Visited March 2012
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“very impressive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2012

really enjoyed visiting the cemetery ...some of the monuments were really beautiful

Visited February 2012
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