Catedral Primada, Buenos Aires

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Despite its undoubted importance as a religious landmark, Catedral Primada is best known as the burial site of General Jose de San Martin, Argentina's celebrated national hero. You can see San Martin's sarcophagus at a mausoleum inside the church--note the statues of three women guarding the general and representing Argentina, Chile, and Peru. The somber cathedral, which looks more like a bank building from the outside, also contains the remains of other Argentinean war heroes. Add Catedral Primada and other attractions to your Buenos Aires trip itinerary using our Buenos Aires online route builder .
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  • Catedral Primada is grande ! Superb charism and located on Playa de Mayo . Catedral Primada is also the location where José de San Martin grave is in a beautiful sepaarte chapel which is highly...  more »
  • Such an impressive place to see, absolutely beautiful. There are some unique elements, very particular.  more »
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