Palacio San Martín, Cancillería Argentina, Buenos Aires

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Landmark Tourist Spot
Step into the opulent Beaux Arts world of Palacio San Martín, Cancillería Argentina, an impressive mansion surrounded by a stone courtyard designed by architect Alejandro Christofersen in 1905. The building housed the Ministry of Foreign Relations from 1936 to 1993, and now serves as Ceremonial Headquarters for the Ministry. Tour the interior to see pristine marble staircases and grandiose dining rooms with gleaming chandeliers. Step out into the garden, which includes a piece of the Berlin Wall. A small onsite museum displays pre-Columbian artifacts and a number of Latin American paintings. Check the schedule of guided tours in advance and bring ID. Plan to visit Palacio San Martín, Cancillería Argentina during your Buenos Aires vacation using our convenient Buenos Aires trip itinerary builder.
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  • From the outside the palace looks great if not that grand compared to others around the world. The front area you can see the stairs but little else Understand it is rarely open which is dissapointing  more »
  • We went there twice in a week in Buenos Aires and were told it would be open on Thursday at 3 pm for a guided tour in English. But when we get there they tell us to come back tomorrow. Open hours in A...  more »
  • There are free tours through this building (a rare thing for a foreign tourist in this city, who always pays more than the locals for any museum ticket ). We went for the 3PM tour. It leads through th...  more »
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  • Beautiful on the outside. The best that has within it is ls collection of do Berni.
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