Palacio de Aguas Corrientes, Buenos Aires
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A 19th-century water pumping station, Palacio de Aguas Corrientes still houses some offices and customer assistance centers of the local water company, as well as a small and quirky waterworks museum. The French Renaissance palace is topped with a tin roof, covered with glazed, multi-color tiles and enameled bricks. The small museum on the second floor boasts a collection of tiles, ancient sanitary wares, ceramic pipe joints, huge water valves, plans and scale models, as well as reconstructions of old offices. Join a guided tour for a glimpse of huge water tanks and the building's inner workings. Plan your visit to Palacio de Aguas Corrientes and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Buenos Aires travel itinerary maker.
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  • After a great ride, we discover this building, beautiful, colorful and very well preserved, is worthwhile
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  • With guided tour, you have the opportunity to meet the entire history of implementation of treatment of water and sewage in the city. Very cool.
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  • Very nice, but we haven't been able to get. Worth a stop by if you're around, but I wouldn't say it is one of the main attractions of BsAs.
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