Recoleta Cemetery

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Cultural-Historical

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Recoleta Cemetery is one of the most exquisite necropolises in the world. Over 6,400 tombs are found in the Cemetery, laid out in formal tree-lined avenues. Notable burial plots include the tomb of newspaper founder José C. Paz, flanked by a pair of dazzling Rubenesque angels. The ostentatious tomb of former Argentine president Carlos Pellegrini features an elaborate statue of the controversial leader atop the coffin.

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