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“Very cool. A few things you should know before going there.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Palacio Barolo

Palacio Barolo
Av. de Mayo 1370 9 | Esc. 249/52, Buenos Aires C1085ABQ, Argentina (Montserrat)
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Buenos Aires Must-See Landmarks: Obelisco to La Boca Walking Tour
Ranked #40 of 464 things to do in Buenos Aires
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Stairs / elevator
chicago
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“Very cool. A few things you should know before going there.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013 via mobile

Here's a few things you need to know. There is a day and and an evening tour, an evening one is twice as expensive( about $25)but it also includes going all the way up to a glass light house and "wine tasting" For starters, the views are actually better during sun light because BA isnt exactly New York or Paris when it comes to how well its lit during the night. Second, the " wine tasting" consists of just one kind of wine and i personally didnt care too much for it, it was way too strong and bitter. Also, if you are over 6 feet tall and/or weight over 250 pounds you may simply not fit in a small narrow passage of circular stairs. Im 5"10 and weigh 170 lb and at times I had to duck and turn sideways to sqeeze through. With people directly in front and behind you it can get pretty claustrophobic. Once you get on top the view is beautiful and the experience is exilarating because you are standing on a tiny balcony with a rail that is barely half your height at about 300 feet up in the air.

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Durham, North Carolina
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“Amazing Views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Worth the time. Guided tour in English gave great history of the architecture of the building. Guide was so friendly. Would highly recommend.

Visited January 2013
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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“Great building and worth the tour”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Enjoyed this building and the insights into the architecture provided by our knowledgeable tour guide (when I could hear what he was saying). Such cool details and I loved the elevators, staircase, and views from the top. The one negative about the tour is that our group was too large-especially for those cramped spaces toward the top. They should consider capping the group at 8 people...or have more runnings.

Visited March 2012
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“Amazing gem!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

I stumbled upon this building on accident about a year ago and saw that they did a tour and wine tasting at night, so we went before a tango show. It was a really fun tour - learned a lot and the guides were fantastic. We had to skip the wine tasting because we were on the way to the show, but even just the tour and the views from the top were spectacular! Well worth it!

Visited February 2012
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“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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