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The Northwest Sights

Catedral Basílica de Salta

  • España 558 Map It
  • Salta
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 08/13/2014

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The city's 1882 neoclassical cathedral fronts the central plaza. It's notable for the enormous frescoes portraying the four gospel writers on the portico around the altar and its impressive stained glass windows. Inside the entrance is the Panteón de las Glorias del Norte, enclosing the tombs of General Martín Miguel de Güemes and other heroes from the War of Independence. Wander to the back of the rose-colored cathedral for a peek at the beautiful, jasmine-infused

garden.

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Sight Information

Address:

España 558, Salta, Salta, 4400, Argentina

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Phone:

387-431–8206

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Mon.–Fri. 6:30–12:30 and 4:30–8:30, Sat. 7.30–12.30 and 5–8.30, Sun. 7:30–1 and 5–9:30. No mass in January

Updated 08/13/2014

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