Cemitério de Recoleta
Cemitério de Recoleta
Cemitério de Recoleta

Cemitério de Recoleta

Top 1% of attractions in Buenos Aires
8 / 10

7 expert reviews

“A who's who of Argentinean bold-faced names rests among Recoleta Cemetery's tombs and mausoleums, from the Alvears and the Dorregos to heavyweight boxer Luis Ángel Firpo.”

– Concierge

"The ominous gates, Doric-columned portico, and labyrinthine paths of the city's oldest cemetery (1822) may leave you with a sense of foreboding." Full review
"Open daily from 8am to 6pm, this is the final resting place of many of the wealthiest and most important Argentine historical figures." Full review
Travel + Leisure
"With more than 4,700 ornate stone crypts laid out along a streetlike grid, this graveyard is an architectural masterpiece, and an eerie miniature city for the wealthy dead." Full review
Time Out
"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." Full review
Afar Magazine
"La Recoleta Cemetery is one of the most visited cemeteries in Latin America, mainly because Evita Peron is buried there, among other notable figures." Full review
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