Instituto Unzue, Mar del Plata

Add some history to your itinerary with a visit to Instituto Unzue, a storied building that served as a refuge for orphaned children in the early 20th century. Built in a Neo-Byzantine style, it was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1997 and has since been restored. Tour the inside to see the pristine Abyssinian and Carrara marbles, as well as displays of period furnishings. Afterwards, take a stroll through the immaculately manicured gardens. Plan your Instituto Unzue visit and explore what else you can see and do in Mar del Plata using our Mar del Plata tour planner.
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  • We went with friends, some spaces need restoration, many people, nice place, beautiful story and recognition, artisans and producers
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  • A historical site in restoration but a part is now open to the public and has several deals for all ages, free. congratulations!
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  • Although years ago is in the process of restoration, it has exploited enough, especially in the summer with recreational activities. It is essential to visit the oratory, a jewel in their design and materials... Priceless
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To accommodate the masses of tourists who take a Mar del Plata vacation every summer, the city offers more than 500 hotels. Most of these cluster around the shorefront close to the city center, which boasts most higher-end options. Look a few blocks inland for less expensive alternatives. Prices vary dramatically according to the time of year, with hefty discounts available during low season and on weekdays. Reserve your accommodations in advance to beat the crowds and avoid paying a last-minute premium.
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