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“Unbelievable Building” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Palacio Barolo (Palazzo Barolo)

Palacio Barolo (Palazzo Barolo)
Avenida De Mayo 1370, Buenos Aires, Argentina (El Centro)
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Ranked #28 of 310 Attractions in Buenos Aires
Type: Architectural Buildings
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decatur,al
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
11 helpful votes 11 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
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Montevideo
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 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
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Victoria
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14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 52 cities Reviews in 52 cities
77 helpful votes 77 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
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 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
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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14 helpful votes 14 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
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