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Address: Salta, Argentina
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+54 387 431-8206

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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Stunningly beautiful

a stunningly beautiful church, extremely beautiful at night, when the church is illuminated, unfortunately no chance to get up to the tower for a view

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

a stunningly beautiful church, extremely beautiful at night, when the church is illuminated, unfortunately no chance to get up to the tower for a view

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cathedral of Salta is simply beautiful. The exterior architecture is very special and so is the unique interior design.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a Cathedral worth a quick visit; by the standards of (e.g.) Spanish Cathedrals, it is not especially impressive though certainly nice and so worth a visit - there are other attractions nearby in the main square. Personally I would rate a visit to the nearby Church of San Francisco higher.

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Buenos Aires
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite what many people say about Salta City; there are not many nice places to visit. Definitively, the Cathedral its a must. The building its gorgeous and old (yet well preserved), with traditional sacred images. But at both sides of the altar you'll find the most amazing images to see, La Virgen del Milagro and El Señor del Milagro.

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A daytime and nightime visit will give you the best appreciation of the Cathedral.ywo very beautiful chapels either side of a stunning Nave

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

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 28 January 2017

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 20 January 2017

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 28 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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