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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
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All reviews the main square worth a visit attend mass beautiful baroque ornate interior catholic faith nice building beautiful at night colonial building the heart of the city de julio walk around take pictures pink plaza alter richly
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the central cathedral and beautiful...especially when lit in the evenings. Surely not comparable to the ones in Europe but very charming.

Thank vidhusagar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is fair to say that we have visited many more interesting cathedrals in our travels but it has a certain local charm.

Thank derekbrown112
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This is an amazing cathedral. Everything is beautiful, and the choir is grand! The floor has a 3-dimensional motif, the ceiling (both in the nave and on the sides) is beautiful, the dome is splendid! And what is wonderful is that many people in the...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2018

We have visited the cathedral during the night, the gate is open until late afternoon. The facade is fully illuminate and is really fascinating as well as the inside of the Cathedral

Thank Daniel d
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Plaza de 9 de Julio is so pleasant (so many oranges in the middle of the austral fall), that it can be hard to walk into the cathedral. But it is amazing! I happened to visit during mass which even enhanced the immensity of the...More

Thank CFMinn
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to many cathedrals but this is the first I spent a significant time in. The atmosphere is mint, personally I think this made me feel a bit different about religion everyone is so dedicated there, it’s not the biggest cathedral by any means....More

Thank travellingjacko
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

When we visited one morning there was a queue to say a prayer to the statues of Our Lady on the right and Christ on the left of the main altar. The Cathedral was silent even though it was full of people and it gave...More

Thank vagabondafelice
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely coloured cathedral from the outside even more impressive from the inside. Please note it is often closed in the afternoon. Be respectful when you enter, photos are not allowed during mass for sure but you are allowed to enter and walk around.

Thank Chrisp140391
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

This cathedral is very beautiful and worth the short time it takes to visit. The architecture is rather stunning.

Thank LynetteG190
Reviewed 23 March 2018

The Cathedral of Salta is located on the main square, next to the bishop's palace and surrounded by other governmental buildings. it is a beautiful baroque, colonial building, with a bright yellow and pink facade and symmetrical twin bell towers. The most impressive part is...More

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