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Congreso, Buenos Aires

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Begun in 1898 and completed in 1906, the national landmark of Congreso houses the Congress of Argentina. Built in the neoclassical style, the stately building stands on the Calle de Mayo. Outside, inspect the exterior's aesthetic touches added by Argentinian artists. You can take a tour of the inside, which shows you such historical spaces as the pink room, where women's suffrage was debated. If planning to take the tour, check before you go: they offer English tours only on certain days. Make Congreso a part of your Buenos Aires vacation plans using our Buenos Aires itinerary builder.
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  • The building is beautiful, but sadly, guided, is poorly explained, disorganized, it's free but it would be better if they will be charged, but they offer a good view of the Congress of the nation.
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  • The Congress of Argentina is the Two Chamber Parliment. In March 2017 only the House of Representatives was open as the Senate was in on going renovation. Effectively only the entrance lobby staircase...  more »
  • We decided to visit Congreso as it was close to our hotel. The building itself is impressive and there are no cost to visit. You must join a guided visit as it is an official, functionning building, a...  more »
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  • Excellent library to study. There are different spaces with more or less light or noise. Everything keeps the architecture from the time of its construction. A pity that still make you leave your backpack at the entrance. But it is understandable. Super friendly and helpful staff
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  • It is a beautiful place to study peaceful :)
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  • It has a wide variety of books in all genres and during my high school years has helped me in everything that I've gone to dig to study. Very good, the place is very quiet and safe to study in peace. As personal data me.gusta detail historical having the building that should take care of it all!
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  • An amazing historical building which has the best services for a reader, wifi, you provide computers with internet, you can download material and print it at a very low cost as well as also photocopied books at an affordable price; It has a chilled atmosphere, cleanliness is excellent, I hope people know to take care of it because it is and those who work every day to do their best to keep it in order and State!
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