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La Recoleta Cemetery

La Recoleta Cemetery

La Recoleta Cemetery

Quick facts

La Recoleta Cemetery is a unique burial site, located in Buenos Aires Recoleta neighborhood, full of art statues and mausoleums or famous people. Some of them include Eva Perón, presidents of Argentina and Nobel Prize winners.

Cemetery is constructed like a proper city, with large square “blocks” and tree-lined avenues spanning a total of 14 acres and containing some 5,000 mausoleums.

It is a top attraction in Buenos Aires, so don’t miss it when you are visiting.

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Top hotels near La Recoleta Cemetery

Melia Recoleta Plaza Hotel

Melia Recoleta Plaza Hotel

Melia Recoleta Plaza Hotel is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests in Buenos Aires. Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will find their stay at the property a comfortable one. To be found at the hotel are...

Hotel Mio Buenos Aires

Hotel Mio Buenos Aires

Mio Buenos Aires is conveniently located in the popular Recoleta area. The hotel offers guests a range of services and amenities designed to provide comfort and convenience. 24-hour front desk, facilities for disabled guests, luggage storage, room service, car hire...

Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires

Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires

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Interesting facts about La Recoleta Cemetery

  • There are about 6,400 tombs and mausoleums on the site.
  • Since its foundation, it was built in a mixture of various styles: Neoclassical, Neo Gothic, Art Nuevo and Art Deco
  • There are, of course, several ghost story and legends linked to the cemetery.
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