La Recoleta Cemetary

One of the things that is often noted as a must do in Buenos Aires is to see the La Recoleta cemetary, where Evita Peron lies buried. When we got there we realized that it is not a regular graveyard with small to medium sized stones as markers for the graves, it is more or less ornamented mausoleums, the smaller the size of a cottage ranging to ones the size of a smaller house and the looks of a castle.

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Happy tourists ready to explore the cemetery. When walking around it feels very much like walking around in a village of small houses. Some graves are very well looked after and are cleaned and with fresh flowers, others are left to the elements and in different stages of decay.

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Like a row of miniature churches, very beautiful!

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The tomb of Evita Peron, the most popular feat of the cemetery, getting a picture like above was very hard because of all the people standing around with guides telling them the history of Evita. The tomb is always lavished with fresh flowers.

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