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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%
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“pope francis” (13 reviews)
“old church” (6 reviews)
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San Martin 1050, Retiro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Retiro
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take the time to walk through this Basilica adjacent to the Recoleta Cemetery. Also walk through the Cloister area--enter to the left when you are inside the Basilica. $1 or $2 admission to the Cloister.

Thank KLM53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

1  Thank James H
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The church is really beautiful, and it's just next to Casa Rosada, which is another tourist attraction. Totally worth visiting.

Thank Juliana J
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

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Easily accessible Church when you are exploring the city. Quite ornate and beautiful interior. Nice to be a part of a functioning church and observe everyday locals attending.

Thank Randall K
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This is an 18th century church located in downtown Buenos Aires. The interior is beautifully decorated with ornate altars and interesting stucco work placed throughout. This would be a nice place to visit for a bit to maybe sit quietly and take in the atmosphere...More

Thank The_Traveling_Expat
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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jmeet
How do I get there from plaza de mayo subway
28 January 2015|
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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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Jorge Pablo V
No debes comprar un boleto de entrada para el bebe. Son muchos los transportes publicos que llevan a esta Iglesia y lo mejor es preguntar uno que te lleve a la Plaza San Martin, ya que alli queda la Iglesia. Hay muchos restaurantes y cafes cerca de la Iglesia.
22 April 2016|
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Response from Graciela C | Reviewed this property |
No , no hay que pagar entrada.
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MARCELAF66
Hola Mariana ¿Sabías que los "2 edificios grandes que tapan la iglesia" son el Kavanagh y el hotel Plaza? El Edificio Kavanagh (1936) es Monumento Histórico Nacional y Patrimonio Mundial de la Arquitectura de la Modernidad (UNESCO). Fue el edificio de hormigón más alto de Sudamérica. El primero de Buenos Aires en tener aire acondicionado.
22 April 2016|
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Response from FEDERICO MARTIN J | Reviewed this property |
Hay una leyenda sobre la construcción del Kavanagh: Las malas lenguas dicen que Corina Kavanagh, mujer que pertenecía a una familia adinerada pero no patricia, lo hizo construir para vengar un romance no aceptado entre una... More
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