Recoleta Cemetery, Our Lady of Pilar Church, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
In Buenos Aires, Argentina, Recoleta Cemetery was built around Our Lady of Pilar (Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Pilar) convent and church, built in 1732 by monks of the Order of the Recoletos. Designed by a French architect, Recoleta Cemetery was dedicated in 1822, and is an outstanding display of 1800-1900s funerary art, crypts, mausoleums, and architecture, all above ground, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America. The most visited tomb is that of Eva Perón. Cementerio de la Recoleta contains the mortal remains of many other figures in Argentine history: Juan Bautista Alberdi, Manuel Dorrego, Bartolomé Mitre, Juan Manuel de Rosas, Cornelio Saavedra, Guillermo Brown, and Domingo Faustino Sarmiento.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download