Cementerio de la Recoleta


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The cemetery, opened in 1822, is home to hundreds of illustrious corpses, laid out in a compact yet very extensive maze of granite, marble and bronze mausoleums. Originally a public cemetery, it is now even harder to get into than the posh flats that surround it. Many Argentinian presidents are entombed here, but most of the cemetery's visitors probably come to see the resting place of María Eva Duarte de Perón, aka Evita.

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Cementerio de la Recoleta details

Junín 1760,
entre Guido y Vicente López,

Area Recoleta

Transport Bus 10, 17, 60, 67, 92, 110

Telephone 011 4803 1594

Open 7am-5.45pm daily

Admission free

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