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Casa Natal de Sarmiento

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Address: Sarmiento 21 (Sur) Capital, San Juan 5400, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 264 422-4603
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Visit Domingo Faustino Sarmiento's home

Very interesting, more if Domingo F. Sarmiento is so well known in Chile as a writer and part of history. Its worth a visit, for he was important in Argentina's history in the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 March 2015
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La Serena, Chile
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

La Casa Natal de Sarmiento is definitely worth a quick visit if you have a couple of days in San Juan and are interested in what is a significant piece of Argentinas history. Although being relatively small with only a handful of rooms, this museum is very well looked after and contains plentiful exhibits and information in both Spanish and... More 

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Valparaiso, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

The guided tour is excellent. The guide person was very engaging, showin a visionary Sarmiento and how importantly he influenced education in Argentina and Chile

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

This small house in the middle of a quiet neighborhood in San Juan was the home of Domingo F. Sarmiento, one of Argentina's most important Presidents. He is noted for his book Facundo and biography of Abraham Lincoln and sought to model Argentina's Government on that of the United States. It helps to be able to at least read Spanish... More 

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La Serena, Chile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

Very interesting, more if Domingo F. Sarmiento is so well known in Chile as a writer and part of history. Its worth a visit, for he was important in Argentina's history in the early 1900.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

we had a tour with a guide. The group was to big , we did not hear very well the explanation of the guide. It was worth to see the house of Sarmiento.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2014

In the middle of Sarmiento there is a little grassy patch with the coloured, life size statues of two criollo horses. These are the local horses that Tschiffley rode from Buenos Aires to New York, arriving in 1925 or thereabouts. Long distance riders still regard his feat as the greatest, most challenging ride ever achieved. Sorry I cannot find my... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

there is english information avaliable for most of the rooms and objects. Check opening hours as they vary according to the time of year.

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