Mar del Plata Cathedral

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Mar del Plata Cathedral
Cathedral Basilica of SS Peter and Cecilia
Catedral de los Santos Pedro y Cecilia
Catedral de los Santos Pedro y Cecilia.jpg
37°59′57″S 57°32′57″W / 37.99917°S 57.54917°W / -37.99917; -57.54917Coordinates: 37°59′57″S 57°32′57″W / 37.99917°S 57.54917°W / -37.99917; -57.54917
LocationMar del Plata, Buenos Aires
CountryArgentina
DenominationRoman Catholic
Websitehttp://www.catedralmardelplata.org.ar
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Architect(s)Pedro Benoit
StyleNeogothic
Groundbreaking1893
Completed1905
Specifications
Length67 meters (220 ft)
Width20 meters (66 ft)
Number of spires1
Spire height60 meters (200 ft)
Bells5
Administration
ArchdioceseRoman Catholic Diocese of Mar del Plata

The Cathedral Basilica of SS Peter and Cecilia (Spanish: Basílica Catedral de los Santos Pedro y Cecilia) is a Roman Catholic church building in Mar del Plata, Argentina.

Built in Neogothic style, it is dedicated to St. Peter the Apostle and St. Cecilia.

Declared a Minor Basilica by Pius XI in 1924, upon the creation of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Mar del Plata in 1957 it became its Cathedral church.[1]

References[edit]

Brandolini, Ana María (May 2016). La Catedral de Mar del Plata, Basílica de los santos Pedro y Cecilia. Mar del Plata. ISBN 978-987-42-0732-6. (IN SPANISH)