The Night of the Temples 2017

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Santisimo Sacramento

On Saturday, December 2nd 2017 locals and visitors will have the chance to discover the diverse religious cults that are practiced in the City. 42 temples will open their doors, respecting their customs and traditions, for free and without previous registration.

Starting from 8 pm and until midnight these sacred places will show the public their cultural, artistic and religious patrimony, reflecting the spirituality of their communities. Accompanied by a guide (in Spanish) through different circuits, two of which celebrate the 500 years of the Protestant Reform, visitors will have the opportunity to know about the works of art and history of each participating temple.

There will also be Jewish, Muslim, Catholic music concerts, tasting of different typical dishes, and other special activities.

Belgrano (500 years of the Reform)
Starting point: Lutheran Evangelic Church La Cruz de Cristo (Amenábar 1749/1767). To visit next: Anglican Church San Salvador, Evangelic Church del Río de la Plata, Presbyterian Church Dr. Smith Memorial, Buenos Aires Reformed Church. Total Route: 1.40 Km.

Centro (Circuit 500 years of the Reform)
Starting point: Anglican Cathedral San Juan Bautista (25 de Mayo 276). To visit next: First Methodist Church, Parrish Centro Iglesia Evangélica del Rio de la Plata, Presbyterian Church San Andrés. Total Route: 2.13 Km.

Starting point: Basilica del Santísimo Sacramento (San Martín 1039). To visit next: San Marón Cathedral, Nuestra Señora de las Victorias, Israeli Congregation of República Argentina (Temple Libertad). Total Route: 1.33 Km.

Starting point: San Ignacio de Loyola Parrish (Bolívar 225). To visit next: Basilica Nuestra Señora del Rosario/Convent of Santo Domingo, Danish Church, Parrish San Pedro González Telmo. Total Route: 1.54 Km.

Starting point: Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes (Echeverría 1395). To visit next: Buddhist/Chinese Association, Presbyterian Church Sin Heng, Comunidad Amijai. Total Route: 0.87 Km.

Starting point: Parrish Nuestra Señora de la Consolación (Av. Raúl Scalabrini Ortiz 1073). To visit next: Cathedral San Jorge (Iglesia Católica Apostólica Ortodoxa de Antioquía), Evangelical Baptist Church“El Rey Jesús”, Apostolic Armenian Cathedral San Gregorio El Iluminador. Total Route: 0.62 Km.

All the Circuits will start at 8:30 pm from each starting point. Visitors must arrive 15 minutes in advance, and respect the customs of each cult and the requisites of each temple. In the case of entrance to Muslim temples it is required to have shoulders and knees covered for both sexes.

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