Cathedral of Salta, Salta

#1 of 81 in Historic Sites in Northern Argentina
Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Known for its twin spires and charming pink facade, Cathedral of Salta cuts an iconic figure in a mid-sized Argentinean city. Built in 1856 after its predecessor was destroyed by an earthquake, the cathedral serves as the seat of the archbishop of Salta, continuing to play a leading role in the city's religious traditions. Enter the cathedral and stand in quiet awe as you admire its ornate decorations, especially the gorgeous frescoes on the ceiling. You can plan Salta trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • The Catedral Basilica de Salta is a magnificent well maintained cathedral. Walking inside, I felt the atmosphere was so peaceful. I was in awe of its magnificent frescoes and impressive...  more »
  • This is a very beautiful church in the Plaza 9 de Julio in central Salta. It's pink and white exterior can't be missed. Its center dome is flanked by two towers, and reflects on the windows of the...  more »
  • This is a must stop and see if you are anywhere close. Magnificent church with the public square in front.
  • Beautiful inside, very impressive art work
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