Instituto Unzue, Mar del Plata

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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. See Instituto Unzue and all Mar del Plata has to offer by arranging your trip with our Mar del Plata itinerary maker.
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  • Another family distinguished of the Argentina the sisters Unzue de Alvear and Casares Unzué, donated to the national State this building built in honor to his father Saturnino Unzué, and intended for an asylum for orphans. Went from splendor to a destitute State and a few years ago was estarecuperando in the interior of the plant there is a beautiful oratorio, coated in different types of marble. There is a replica of a Dios de la Catedral de Sofía figure. There are indoor parks. Slowly recover the various facades of this style building Neo Byzantine of early 20th century
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  • The unique architecture, its Chapel bathed in gold, its parks, its accommodation of pupils of old buildings. A place of the 19th century that still hopes that ever ends with the eternal work of restoration. When this occurs it will be an island of recuerdop in the heart of Mar del plata. At least now he has recovered spaces for artistic activities, exhibitions and tours. And it is not little...
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  • Beautiful and emblematic building of Mar del Plata, left abandoned to their fate, for years after having begun a task of major restoration, was again left abandoned. POLITICAL a sadness
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