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Cathedral of Salta

Salta, Argentina
+54 387 431-8206
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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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Salta, Argentina
+54 387 431-8206
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of main churches in Salta but personally not the most beautiful the outside charade but it has a really amazing altar and the main altarpiece is fantastic. It is always crowded. It is always worth a visit when in the main square...More

Thank Israël M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a beautiful cathedral. I would definitely make time to visit this church. There are two side altars which are definit ly worth seeing.

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

The place is beautiful. The altar is just amazing, many arquitectural features. For Catholics: we attended mass at this Cathedral on Saturday at 7:00 pm, it was a full house, if you're planning to attend mass here, arrive at least 20 minutes prior to sit...More

1  Thank Solaz P
Reviewed 13 June 2017

If you like churches this is a magnificent example of how the early church spent the people's money. Striking both inside and out.

Thank djpend
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The full panoply of latin american high church Catholicism - an extraordinary range of craven idols on display

Thank Horatio T
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Especially beautiful in the night when it's lit up. Very close to the centre. One of the few sites to see in salta.

1  Thank tash440
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Best to visit when a service is not in progress (if you want to be able to take extensive photos), or if you are a catholic and want to celebrate then clearly you should attend for a service. Note that the cathedral is not always...More

1  Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Probably the main and nicest attraction in Salta. Beautiful cathedral outside and inside. Very popular. Lots of people praying Inside. Feel good and secured. Impressing too.

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The cathedral of Salta is worth a visit. On the main square with a fine interior and exterior. Do visit.

Thank Ivor M
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The Cathedral was quite full for the Sunday evening mass and people seemed to come and go while the service was on and the delivering the sermon. A much more relaxed attendance attitude than I remember in Anglican Cathedrals (not that I am an expert...More

Thank Michael N
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