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San Martin 1050, Retiro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 June 2014

The Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento is located near Plaza San Martin. It´s a little bit hidden from viewers and passers-by, so you need to take passage Kavanagh in the back of Kavanagh building. THere´s an interesting love story behind this church and the Kavanagh building,...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 28 February 2015

This is a nice, small, basilica, but not a major attraction in the overall scheme of Buenos Aires. There is a lot of confusion among Trip Advisor reviews between this basilica, Catedral Metropolitana, and San Pedro Gonzalez Telmo Church. The Catedral Metropolitana is in the...More

6  Thank Trek-Always
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Essentail visti whilst in BA, worth going with a guide (if you have one) to point out some historic tombs eg Juan San Martin. Interestingly you are able to visit whilst there are services (even on Sundays!)

Thank NickS-Barnes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento to be striking in both exterior and in interior visits. Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento is the Final resting place of hero, Juan de San Martin. We visited on a Sunny and Warm October day; it was our food fortune...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful church wish it wasn't so dark inside so I could see the beautiful artwork. Very ornate a work of art inside and out, try to find it!

Thank bukagirl
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This is an old fashion Church with beautiful marble Altars!! You can take photos and admire different saints altars too. Close to San Martin Park in Buenos Aires City

Thank Nelida M
Reviewed 21 August 2018

IT is one of the best-known churches also for its neighbourhood to get married / there are LOTS of churches in Buenos Aires being a Catholic country, but this one deserves visiting and is walking distance from Florida street and Puerto Madero - there are...More

Thank DOLORESMERCADO
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Peaceful place. Quiet. Certainly beautiful with wonderful architecture on the inside. Not one of the most popular churches but a hidden gem. Highly recommended and a surprising find here. Was not very busy when I was here mid-day mid-week.

Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We found it to be most interesting... as a cathedral in general, plus it has such a connection to Argentinian independence AND the current pope. Not as gaudy as some...

Thank revjcs
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We found our way here on a Saturday morning and had the place to ourselves. It seems to be off the beaten track--which is too bad. It is not a huge cathedral but quite ornate and beautiful inside--not so much on the outside as it...More

2  Thank chesterchandler
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Very well maintained and beautiful church. Highly recommend going there to see the artwork and stained glass windows.

Thank Rick R
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

This basilica near the San Martin Park has a magnificent main altar. It is huge and looks like the walls of buildings in a city. When we visited it was adorned with many white flowers, which made it even more imoressive. Of course there is...More

1  Thank vagabondafelice
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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
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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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