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Palacio Barolo

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Address: Avenida de Mayo 1370, Buenos Aires C1085ABQ, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 11 4381-1885
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Mon 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The PALACIO illustrates and pays tribute to THE DIVINE COMEDY written by...

The PALACIO illustrates and pays tribute to THE DIVINE COMEDY written by DANTE ALIGHIERI. This building shows a unique architectural style, mingling the neo-Romanesque and neo-Gothic appearance followed by the dome, with its original hindu design, which belongs to the region of Bhubaneshwar. It represents the tantric union between Dante and Beatrice, both protagonists of The Divine Comedy.

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Only make sense with the guide visit

The main entrance and the external of the palace are impressive, the interior is necessary to listen to the guide to understand the meaning, but don't expect something... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Spalding, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The main entrance and the external of the palace are impressive, the interior is necessary to listen to the guide to understand the meaning, but don't expect something especial. The best is the view from the top of the building, a 360 view simply amazing, they also do night visits that can be very interesting.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a beautiful building !!! And the history behind it. We had two different tourist guides both of them very well informed. A relaxing visit. The view of the city is breathtaking !!! Now, the weekend tours are different because are organized by a private organization and we were lucky to be in one of them.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very nice way to see Buenos Aires from above, the city is nothing like New York, but still a very good view, especially on a clear day. The guide was good and had a lot of interesting facts about the building and the architecture. A little silly that they combine the english group with the spanish one so half... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Palacio Barolo is a 13 story, 100 year old office building with an interesting history loaded with all kinds of inferences and legends from the Divine Comedy (according to our Tour Guide). The 360 degree view form the top is purported to be among the best in the city.

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Thank Larry R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After 3 years living in buenos aires I heard about palacio Barolo for the first time. I took my brother and his fiancé to check it out. The views are beautiful. It was a bit confusing and not exactly what we were expecting. It is a little expensive to go up the tower but for a one time thing that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This very old office building (about to turn 100 years old) is full of hidden meanings and fun facts about its features, construction, and architecture, which is based on Alighieri's Divine Comedy. The tour guide is knowledgeable and will tell you about all types of hidden details and trivia surrounding the building. You will have to go up some very... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Getting to the top of this building is rewarding - the view is wonderful. I took the 7pm tour (in summer), and we arrived at the top to catch the last light. I found the tour itself terribly boring (sorry!). I only speak English and tours are bi-lingual so I had to sit through, at any given time, 5-10 mins... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Palacio Barolo is an intriguing place to spend an hour touring. At its core, it's an office building that has seen better days, so not necessarily a must-see in Buenos Aires, but the views are excellent, and so is the Batsignal at the top -- that was the funniest thing I saw all day.

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Yakima, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful building and the view of the city is incredible. There are some steps to the top that can be tricky, so if you have trouble with stairs just something to consider. But even just seeing the building and the lobby is worth the trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took the guided tour which went all the way to the top of the building (including the lighthouse room) and took in fantastic 360 degree views of the city of Buenos Aires. The guide was very informative in both English and Spanish, and explained the practical aspects of the still-functioning private offices as well as the decorative connections to... More 

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Montserrat
As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires, Montserrat is defined by the historical events that took place there and the landmarks that have stood the test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of this connection to history: countless public demonstrations have passed through this square, going back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos Aires may have looked like in the past: the Cabildo takes us back to the late 16th century, while the Palacio Barolo and the traditional cafés carry us to the early 20th. Nowadays, the neighborhood is inundated every day by office workers, buses, and taxis; still, the cobblestones, narrow sidewalks, and subway stations from the 1910s remind us that we are surrounded by history everywhere we look.
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