La Recoleta Cemetery

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January 5, 2014: La Recoleta Cemetery


La Recoleta Cemetery (Cementerio de la Recoleta) is a cemetery located in the Recoleta neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It contains the graves of notable Argentine people, including Eva Perón, presidents of Argentina, Nobel Prize winners, the founder of the Argentine Navy and a granddaughter of Napoleon.

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January 5, 2014: Tomb of First Lady Eva Perón, who was the second wife of Argentine President Juan Perón and served as the First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952.

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January 5, 2014: The famous Eva Peron's grave is the only one in La Recoleta Cemetery that has fresh flowers every day!

Raúl Alfonsín Tombstone - La Recoleta Cemetery - Buenos Aires, Argentina | FollowPanda.COM

January 5, 2014: Tomb of President Raul Alfonsin, who was the first democratically elected president of Argentina after the end of the military government.

Carlos Pellegrini Grave - La Recoleta Cemetery - Buenos Aires, Argentina | FollowPanda.COM

January 5, 2014: Grave of President Carlos Pellegrini, who stabilized the nation's finances by founding the National Bank of Argentina (Banco de la Nación Argentina).

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January 5, 2014: Spooky or not...La Recoleta Cemetery, open free to the public, is a popular tourist attraction in the city of Buenos Aires. Lots of visitors during the day. I wonder if a night tour in this cemetery is a good idea???

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January 5, 2014: A pyramid-shaped tombstone

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January 5, 2014: Can't remember what this tomb is for, but it bears English flags. Argentine people don't really like British people due to the 1982 Falklands War. To date, it still stirs some bitterness in Argentine's hearts.

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January 5, 2014: Lots of tombs in La Recoleta Cemetery. The bigger it is, the more ornaments and sculptures it has, the more expensive the grave, such as this one!!! Only rich families and state-owned graves can afford a piece of real estate in this famous, yet spooky tourist attraction.

Graveyard of Pablo Ricchieri - La Recoleta Cemetery - Buenos Aires, Argentina | FollowPanda.COM

January 5, 2014: Grave of Pablo Ricchieri, Military officer and Minister of War.

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January 5, 2014: This grave is unique, made of red bricks with weeds on the roof.

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January 5, 2014: La Recoleta Cemetery Tour

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January 5, 2014: La Recoleta Cemetery Tour

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January 5, 2014: Some tombs require renovation, and some are empty and available for rent.

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January 5, 2014: La Recoleta Cemetery Tour

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January 5, 2014: Walking through La Recoleta Cemetery.

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January 5, 2014: Walking through La Recoleta Cemetery.

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January 5, 2014: This graveyard is like a maze. I wonder if people ever get lost.

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January 5, 2014: La Recoleta Cemetery Tour

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January 5, 2014: One of the many tombs in La Recoleta Cemetery

Tomb of Carlos María de Alvear - La Recoleta Cemetery - Buenos Aires, Argentina | FollowPanda.COM

January 5, 2014: Tomb of General Carlos María de Alvear.

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January 5, 2014: Back to the entrance.

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January 5, 2014: La Recoleta Cemetery restoration project

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