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Eva Peron's Tomb

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Address: Junin 1790, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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The world-famous former first lady of Argentina is buried in Recoleta...

The world-famous former first lady of Argentina is buried in Recoleta Cemetery.

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Tomb in the Recoleta cemetry

Many family tombs in this cemetry but the most popular is the Eva Peron site. Interesting to see the layout and styles

Reviewed 26 March 2017
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked this beautiful city. One of the highlights was visiting the Tomb of Eva Parone. The cemetery is clean and well kept with many of Argentinas famous citizens entombed there. Obviously probably the most famous was Eva. Highly recommend you hire one of the local guides who are found around the entrance.

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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Many family tombs in this cemetry but the most popular is the Eva Peron site. Interesting to see the layout and styles

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Thank Peter W
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

If you are looking for the Eva Perone gravesite there is a map in the entry hall of the cemetery. Guides are also available if you want a longer tour with commentary.

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

In my opinion, a visit to Recoleta Cemetery is incomplete without visiting the Duarte Masoleum, the burial site of Eva Peron. According to our guide, she is still a divisive figure in Argentina, revered by the poor and abhorred by the wealthy. Whatever the politics, her tomb continues to attract large crowds every day. Fresh flowers, tokens of love and... More 

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Visiting the site where all the mausoleums are is amazing. Eva Perons mausoleum is on the far side of the site, it is like a miniature city for the dead.

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

While the tomb itself is interesting, it is the overall cemetery that is incredibly fascinating. Be prepared for large crowds around her tomb

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Isleworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

A must see for any historian tourist. This ostentatious grave yard is immeresed in history and wealth like no other!

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

While in Buenos Aires it a must to visit the tomb of Eva Peron.it is the most busiest place to visit in the La. Recolta cemetery . You can spend hours meandering amongst the alleyways of the tombs it is a maize and to marvel at the fine statues and ornate tombs. You can see inside and still see the... More 

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Eva Peron's Tomb is Super to See but spend an Hour or So looking at the many other tombs in the Cemetery. It is really interesting to Look at the Pictures, Carvings and Read the Testimonials.

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Reviewed 24 January 2017

The Recoleta Cemetery is intriguing for an Anglican like me to see with all these open tombs and glimpses of coffins within - yes very morbid and ghoulish but a must see inBA for Eva Peron;s grave to see the offerings still left for her.

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Characterised by the French-style mansions which are the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this neighbourhood is an experience like no other in Buenos Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll also find a rich cultural scene centred on the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Library, and the Recoleta Cultural Center; as well as some great shopping spots, like the Buenos Aires Design Mall with an artists' fair set up in Plaza Francia every weekend.
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