Cementerio Recoleta (Recoleta Cemetery)

Explore the 'city in a city', the cemetery that holds tombs of famous Argentines (Ana Diana/iStock)

Cementerio Recoleta (Recoleta Cemetery)

One of the capital’s most famous sights, La Recoleta is often compared to a miniature city. It is the resting place for many of Argentina’s luminaries, including Evita Perón, who lies in the Duarte family mausoleum. Ask for maps at the entrance. Open daily 7am-6pm, tours in Spanish and English available. Admission free.

Address: 
Junín 1790
Buenos Aires
Argentina

Map of Cementerio Recoleta (Recoleta Cemetery)