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Sightseeing in Uruguay

Monument / Landmark
“If you are visiting Buenos Aires you need to check out this monument, strategically located at the intersection of two of the most important avenues: 9th of July, among the widest in the world, and Av. Corrientes, one of the main cultural points of the city.”
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Plaza
“With Casa Rosada on one side, it was formed in 1884, the oldest public square in BA with a history of the city's most important events such as the Independence Revolution. Visit nearby stunning, iconic & touristy Cafe Tortoni.”
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Government Building
“On the eastern side of Plaza de Mayo stands the Casa Rosada, named for its distinctive color. It was from the balcony here that Eva Perón famously addressed the throngs of impassioned supporters packed into Plaza de Mayo. The building houses the Argentine President's offices; the presidential residence is in the suburb of Olivos, north of the center. Free hour-long guided tours are given at weekends and must be booked online in advance; bring ID.”
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Bookstore
“It is said that it is one of the most beautiful bookstores on the planet. Located in a former theater, it has a coffee shop in what used to be the theatre stage.”
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Plaza
“On Sundays, you'll enjoy the famous Feria de San Telmo - antique fair & artisan market. And live tango shows right in the square. All around are many restaurants, boutiques and antique stores. On Sunday eve, beginning at 8pm is the outdoor tango milonga. ”
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Capitol Building
“"Meano's project is written absolutely in architectural foundation that recognizes as three central ideas: The academicism, the eclecticism and classicism. This tripartite condition confirms it as a w”
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Building
“Palacio Barolo is a very famous building, with a lovely view of Buenos Aires.”
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Library
“The beautiful building will surprise you for its 70's brutalist architecture ”
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Monument / Landmark
“The Obelisco de Buenos Aires is a national historic monument and icon of Buenos Aires, it was built to commemorate the fourth centenary of the first foundation of the city.”
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Monument / Landmark
“The construction of this church started by the end of 1734, designed by the Jesuit architect and monk Andrés Blanqui and the intervention of his partners Juan Bautista Primoli and José Schmidt.”
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Historic Site
“In colonial times, the Manzana de las Luces was Buenos Aires’ most important center of culture and learning and today the block still symbolizes education and enlightenment. Two of the five original buildings remain; Jesuit defensive tunnels were discovered in 1912. Tours in Spanish (AR$50) are given at 3pm daily and also at 4:30pm and 6pm at weekends, but you can go inside and see the main patio area for free.”
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Government Building
“Address: Plaza de Mayo. Telephone: +54 11 444 3802. Monday to Sunday, 11am to 7pm.”
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Scenic Lookout
“Feel like a local with a walk by the riverfront (Rambla), chill for some mate during beautiful sunset,or go jogging. Towards Punta Carretas, there is "Paseo de los Pescadores" with cute restaurants. ”
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Historic Site
“The Cabildo de Buenos Aires was the site of Spain's colonial administration in the city. The building now houses the National Museum of the Cabildo and the May Revolution, and displays original artefacts and documents as well as interactive exhibits on the Spanish colonial era, the British invasions of 1806 and 1807, and the early days of independence. The museum was renovated in 2016, and now includes access to the former jail and more historic documents.”
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Government Building
“El palacio legislativo (parlamento nacional) sin duda un edificio que hay que verlo por lo menos.”
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Plaza
“Plaza emblemática, con gran monumento realizado en el primer centenario de la Revolución de Mayo. Además cuenta con una de las pocas copias originales del pensador de Rodin. Espacio verde donde el pueblo supo y sabe manifestarse, aunque no se lo respete, ni escuche.”
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