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Centro Cultural La Recoleta

Junin 1930, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Recoleta)
11/4803-1041
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Ranked #71 of 294 attractions in Buenos Aires
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Convention Centers, Art Galleries
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Next to the famed Recoleta Cemetery (final resting place of Eva Perón) stands an arts center with permanent and touring exhibits that also features... more » Owner description: Next to the famed Recoleta Cemetery (final resting place of Eva Perón) stands an arts center with permanent and touring exhibits that also features theatrical and musical performances. Its first floor houses the kid-interactive Museo Participativo de Ciencias, where youngsters can wander on their own. « less
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Chicago, Illinois
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116 reviews 116 reviews
50 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

As part of the Evita tour we visited her grave in the Cementerio de La Recoleta. It may sound strange but don't miss a visit while in Buenos Aires. We have done a similar tour in Paris but the tombs and mausoleums here are even more elaborate. Evita most well known internationally because of Lloyd Weber musical and movie but... More

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Falkirk
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Visited with my wife sorry to say that we have to say that we didn't get the whole meaning of the exhibition as it was all in Spanish, did notice a poster stuck behind a door on a wall that listed all the concentration camps that the Germans operated during second world war didn't see the need for it.

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Melbourne, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

I visited this place on a Saturday afternoon. I didn't think much of some of the exhibitions (but of course each of us will have a different tastes) but I did enjoy the Andy Goldestein exhibition which was a series of photographs of families from all over South America in their homes. Some would refer to the exhibition as 'poverty... More

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

This place is a decent enough addition to touring the cemetery. You can include a visit to the touch science museum, for a fee. Without children, I would suggest just wandering the hallways and different galleries while enjoying the interior architecture of this building. The place is a bit beat up, makes sense as it's in BA - at least... More

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Germiston, South Africa
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

found information that made the trip very enjoyable with lots of friendly staff. trying to speak spanish in the little knowledge i have, i found the staff very willing to oblige to information

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

We went on a week day to do some shopping and all the handmade stores were closed by mandate of the government who now only allows them to be opened on weekends and holidays - so much for tourist who come during the week. To purchase modern style furniture it is one place a person can go but if you... More

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Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

Cultural center "La Recoleta" its a nice place that had a lot of activities paintings,photographs,and art in general

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Brasil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

It will always depend on what is being shown for the place to be more or less interesting, but the Centro Cultural La Recoleta is really nice. It's fantastic to have a massive concentration of touristic attractions in the same neighborhood and in the same place. the center is beside the cemetery, the Pilar Church, the Center for design and... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

I went there to a performance of Fuerza Bruta and it was great. They offer very good cultural activities. The venue could be improved, but then again it is supposed to be a relax atmosphere

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Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Great art shows, often cutting edge young artists. Always a pleasure.

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