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Fragata ARA Sarmiento

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Address: Avenida Alicia Moreau de Justo 980 - Capital Federal | Dock 3, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone Number: 4334 - 9386
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Nice place to visit while walking thru Puerto Madero

This Fragata from the late 1800's is available to the public to visit and to be able see the original and intact training ship, now a museum known as ARA Sarmiento. Small fee to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Clyde, North Carolina

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Clyde, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This Fragata from the late 1800's is available to the public to visit and to be able see the original and intact training ship, now a museum known as ARA Sarmiento. Small fee to pay , have fun and have a great lunch around Puerto Madero.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ARA Presidente Sarmiento is a museum ship in Argentina, originally built as a training ship for the Argentine Navy and named after Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, the seventh President of Argentina. She is considered to be the last intact cruising training ship from the 1890s

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Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ship is nice to visit. However, many of the quarters are closed to the public. There is a small fee to pay at the entrance. May nice lunch or dinner options around.

Thank Bonairetraveller
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting attraction, you can walk all over the boat. Well preserved, you can see original structure, crew chamber.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Even if you don't care for maritime history this is an extraordinary must see. This naval ship crossed the boundary between sail and steam. It is in exceptional condition and amazingly is still equipped with its upper deck guns. You can see the each of its round the world deployments during 39 years, presumably flying the flag for Argentinian naval... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

This was a lovely surprise as our focus for our visit in this area of Madero was the puente de la Mujer. It is a tall ship which complements the water and the quayside very well and is well laid out with good information. Lots of great photo opportunities can be had here and there are 2 huge floors to... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This lovely old vessel that did many voyages around the world is now permanently moored in Puerto Madera. Just walking on those decks gave me the scares - imagine if it was pitching and rolling in heavy swells! This ship has an interesting history although it is all in Spanish. 5 Peso entry fee and lots of narrow stairs to... More 

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Vaughan, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Along the walk of the old port we saw this vessel just before the Puente de las Mujeres...in nice shape and lots of people boarding it to look around..Have lots of photos..unable to share here....unfortunately...

Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We were walking around Puerto Madero and noticed this beautiful, huge ship in the water. We decided to explore it. There was a 5 peso fare to visit the boat, so we didn't expect much, and had a delightful surprise! The old boat is in perfect condition and you can learn a lot about its story as well as life... More 

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Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Crossing the woman bridge and walking on the puerto madero malecon you find this fragata converted into a really beautiful museum. Entry cost 5 pesos argentinos less than a dolar and you can enjoy the history of this beautiful ship. Recommended for your puerto madero visit

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