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Edificio La Prensa

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Address: Avenida de Mayo 575, Buenos Aires C1084AAA, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 11 4323-9669
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I had taken a tour of the place and was glad to see that the place had a lot to offer than the beautiful exteriors. It is a glimpse to the culture and history of the place and is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 June 2015
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015

I had taken a tour of the place and was glad to see that the place had a lot to offer than the beautiful exteriors. It is a glimpse to the culture and history of the place and is worth a visit. The guided tour was a brilliant way to see and learn about the place and you practically ran... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2014 via mobile

This beautiful old art deco building was built to impress and it succeeds. It speaks of a time sadly long gone when Argentina was not the shattered shell it has become.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

Also known as Casa de la Cultura, this grand, older building is located close to the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Presidential Palace. In the past, it was the headquarters of Argentine newspaper, La Prensa; nowadays, it's occupied by the Ministry of Culture. There was a free guided tour in Spanish when I was there on a Sunday at 4pm. You... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2013 via mobile

Magnificent art deco building from the outside, but step in and enjoy also the lobby with wood panels and beautifully decorated glass. There is a small shop (buy a poster or two with facades of vintage BA bars) and also an exhibition area, but most of the space is occupied by the city's cultural administration.

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Montserrat
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 Aires may have looked like in the past: the Cabildo takes us back to the late 16th century, while the Palacio Barolo and the traditional cafés carry us to the early 20th. Nowadays, the neighbourhood is inundated every day by office workers, buses, and taxis; still, the cobblestones, narrow sidewalks, and subway stations from the 1910s remind us that we are surrounded by history everywhere we look.
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