House of Manuel Mujica Lainez, La Cumbre

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Take a trip back into Argentina's literary heritage at House of Manuel Mujica Lainez, once the primary residence of famous writer Manuel Mujica Láinez. Built between 1915 and 1920, the house offers a well-preserved example of bold domestic architecture from the time, with its whitewashed walls and many terracotta roofs. Inside, the building houses the writer's furniture, clothes, ornaments, and artworks, positioned in situ across the many rooms. Head to the library to see exhibits on the author's main research subjects and interests. The landscaped gardens--the work of architect and landscaping artist Carlos Thays--include ornamental features, such as fountains and statues, connected by pleasant walking routes. Arrange to visit House of Manuel Mujica Lainez and other attractions in La Cumbre using our La Cumbre journey tool .
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  • The only possibility to visit the exhibition of the memorabilia of this museum is by a guided tour, it is not possible to do it on our own. Approximately every hour this tour starts, with a fee of 100...  more »
  • It costs arg. pesos. per person entry Oct. 2017 very eye-catching and inspiring. You can buy copies of the writer.
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  • A content history of the life of the wonderful writer. Very clear, precise and pleasant guide. The beautiful house and the Park more still. Da for more than one visit, one is impossible to know and enter what is in that place. A journey filled with anecdotes and interesting experiences, that want to hear more. It is to return again and again, to discover the life style and the works of the famous writer in this corner of the Summit...
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  • Featured site of the town. Of great interest. It deserves to be visited.
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  • It's big. It has many parks, full of flowers and plants. Guided tours are very good.
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  • Beautiful House. Nice Museum. Incomparable landscape.
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  • Excellent place.
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  • Architecture and gardens, a historic place, not to be missed. Gardens with forking paths, terraces, flower parterres, a Spanish style, Andalusian-tiled mansion and a vine that continues still fruiting.
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