We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Unbelievable Building” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Palacio Barolo

Palacio Barolo
Av. de Mayo 1370 9 | Esc. 249/52, Buenos Aires C1085ABQ, Argentina (Montserrat)
541143811885
Website
Improve this listing
Book ahead on Viator
$99*
and up
Buenos Aires Must-See Landmarks: Obelisco to La Boca Walking Tour
Ranked #41 of 467 things to do in Buenos Aires
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children
decatur,al
Level Contributor
46 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Unbelievable Building”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Though we were unable to go into the building our exterior tour and our guides narrative revealed the architect's link with Dante's Inferno.

Visited December 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

885 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    487
    295
    71
    21
    11
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Montevideo
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Worth a visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

Definitely worth visiting, you can only look around inside (other than the entrance hall) with a guided tour which are on the hour from 4 to 7 (more or less) and it cost 50 pesos argentinos. The tour was great and in spanish and english. The last bit of the tour was a bit worrying though, in the lighthouse right at the top not good if you don't like heights!

Visited December 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Victoria
Level Contributor
178 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Quirky Palace with a view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

Great italianate palazzo. The tour takes you right to the top of the Palacio, with some good historical context. Its a great building and story, the guide and his family members have been doing this tour from its inception. I liked the view from the top, all the way to Uruguay in the North. However the "lighthouse" is hot and not well maintained. This isn't suitable for people who are disabled, with high blood pressure, large sized, or with acrophobia.

Visited November 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Level Contributor
12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Palacio Barolo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

This is one of the most fascinating building in the city. Try to go on one of the building tours, which gives an amazing history of this building. Great photo opportunities,

Visited January 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Level Contributor
51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“great building, great story”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

different place to visit, amazing story. Nice night and different view of buenos Aires.
Small groups and guide speaks in english

Visited January 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Palacio Barolo also viewed

Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
 
Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
 

Been to Palacio Barolo? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Palacio Barolo, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.