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Metropolitan Cathedral | San Nicolás

Together with the Cabildo, it is part of the Historic core where the city was born Façade of the Cathedral The remains of José de San Martín are buried in the mausoleum of the Cathedral Dome of the Metropolitan Cathedral

Together with the Cabildo, it is part of the Historic core where the city originated, being designated by Juan de Garay as the major church. It carries a large background of projects, demolitions and reconstructions. Its outer portico corresponds to the neoclassic Jonic style. The original floor plan, consisting of three central naves, lateral chapels, a transept and an amazing dome, made in 1752 by the architect Alvarez de Rocha, remain untouched. The Renaissance frescos on the main altar, the De los Dolores Virgin and the Holy Christ of Buenos Aires among them, are especially eye-catching. The mausoleum where the remains of the “Father” of the country (General José de San Martin) are kept, can be reached through the right side nave.

| Recommended | Historic | Architectonic

Address:

Rivadavia y San Martín s/n - San Nicolás

Category:

Building

Specialty:

Religious Buildings







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