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“Worth a visit” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Palacio Barolo

Palacio Barolo
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$98.99*
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Buenos Aires Must-See Landmarks: Obelisco to La Boca Walking Tour
Ranked #20 of 698 things to do in Buenos Aires
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator, Activities for young children
Montevideo
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Worth a visit”
5 of 5 bubbles 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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240 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
“Quirky Palace with a view”
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Maldonado, Uruguay
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Palacio Barolo”
5 of 5 bubbles 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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53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“great building, great story”
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great View from the top”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2012

The building is impressive and it has a great view from the top. you go up to the 14th floor and then up a narrow spiral stairway up to the top. If you are claustrophobic, you may not like it getting closer to the top. However the view of the city from the top is great. The guide was informative but serious. I enjoyed the visit.

Visited November 2012
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