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. Before you head to La Cumbre, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly La Cumbre travel itinerary maker, to make sure you see all that La Cumbre has to offer, including House of Manuel Mujica Lainez.
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  • July 29, 2017
    It is a very interesting visit. The guide who took us out of the House and the secrets of Manucho, did it in a very entertaining way.
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  • July 11, 2017
    They must be more than 7 times and each day something I am surprised! Today we had a wonderful guide, a pity that not sell more things of memory, keep a replica of the little man of the tile and the head of Bomarzo I bought over 20 years ago! Paradise always surprises!
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  • July 5, 2017
    Not miss this House to see as they lived in those times. Recommendation: it's very cold inside the House! go warm
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  • August 6, 2017
    Featured site of the town. Of great interest. It deserves to be visited.
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  • May 27, 2017
    It's big. It has many parks, full of flowers and plants. Guided tours are very good.
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  • April 5, 2017
    Beautiful House. Nice Museum. Incomparable landscape.
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  • May 17, 2017
    Excellent place.
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  • February 7, 2017
    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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