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Av Rivadivia & Av Entre Rios - Plaza Congreso, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4127-7100
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Dominating the plaza in which it sits, the stately capitol building is modeled after the White House in Washington DC.
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Av Rivadivia & Av Entre Rios - Plaza Congreso, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4127-7100
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

The Congresso is situated at the end of Avenida de Mayo and you can walk down the sreet in a close range to the see Casa Rossada afterwards.

Thank Maria N
Reviewed 2 May 2017

A pity that sometimes Latin America try to copy the USA.Supposedly modeled after the United States Congress , this building has been a victim of the woes suffered by the Argentine economy. There stands in front of it a stunning fountain and you can see...More

1  Thank Jos8Toledo
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Another in a long list of architectural jewels in the City. Unfortunately when we visit we were advised that the Senate Chamber was being renovated and visiting options were limited as a result. We had to be satisfied with viewing the exterior. The green-domed building...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The Congress of Argentina is the Two Chamber Parliment. In March 2017 only the House of Representatives was open as the Senate was in on going renovation. Effectively only the entrance lobby staircase anti chamber and Representatives chamber were viewed. Nevertheless I felt it was...More

Thank davidmgeer
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We decided to visit Congreso as it was close to our hotel. The building itself is impressive and there are no cost to visit. You must join a guided visit as it is an official, functionning building, and we had read that the last visit...More

Thank Montrealeronthemove
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Keep in mind that the building represents both the House of Representatives and the Senate. The Representatives offer tours only in Spanish. The Senate side offers tours in English and Spanish. Sylvia conducts the English. She speaks limited English but is incredibly passionate about her...More

1  Thank jessegTX
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The building imposes itself on those passing by. Take your time to admire its amazing architecture. One the best I have seen.

Thank Ahmad_Ardalan
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Add another national capitale to your list..be sure to walk up Av de Mayo to Congresso for some nice architecture and photos of the Argentine capital buildings. You will probably find a homeless encampment in the river-side facing park but we had no problems walking...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Quite an impressive design and architecture. Certainly dominates the area, and the avenue leading up to it is designed to help it stand out more. Lots of vehicles on the avenue which circle around it, so be careful if you are focusing more on the...More

Thank Randall K
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This building is architecturally interesting and huge. The details is very impressive. It looks very European.

Thank Ishiarusha
As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires,
Montserrat is defined by the historical events that
took place there and the landmarks that have stood the
test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of
this connection to history: countless public
demonstrations have passed through this square, going
back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the
streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos
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