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Metropolitan Cathedral Of The City Of Buenos Aires , Argentina . In 1880 , The R ...

Metropolitan Cathedral Of The City Of Buenos Aires , Argentina . In 1880 , The R ...

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Description: Metropolitan Cathedral of the City of Buenos Aires , Argentina . In 1880 , the remains of General José de San Martín were brought from France and placed in a mausoleum , reachable from the right aisle of the church . The mausoleum was specially designed by French sculptor Albert Carrier Belleuse , with marble of various colours . The black sarcophagus is guarded by three life size female figures that represent Argentina , Chile and Peru , three of the regions freed by the General . The mausoleum also has the remains of Generals Juan Gregorio de las Heras and Tomás Guido , as well as those of the Unknown Soldier of the Independence .

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