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Visit the After Life

Take a walk through the Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires to see some of the notable dead from Argentina. It contains the graves of Eva Perón, presidents of Argentina, Nobel Prize winners, the founder of the Argentine Navy and a granddaughter of Napoleon.

The graves all tell a story and range from elaborate monuments to crumbling memories of a life gone by.

For further information, refer to this AfterLife blog: http://www.recoletacemetery.com/
It documents Recoleta Cemetery since 2007, almost 500 posts mix family histories with current events affecting the cemetery today. Plus - they have an iphone app and a pdf document/guide that you can use to walk through the cemetery and have the stories of the deceased at your fingertips.
Hours: Daily 8am to 6pm

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La Recoleta Cemetery

Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
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