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Reviewed 1 week ago

The nice white building is closing the Plaza De Mayo, opposite to Casa Rosada. It is the ancient Government Building, now hosting teh National History Museum. Incredible interior patio, with a very ancient fountain. It really worth the visit!

Thank ToujoursLaRoute
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Cabildo de Buenos Aires: The Cabildo is the Colonial town hall public building of Spain's colonial administration in Buenos Aires dating back to 1580 that was used as the government house of the Viceroy. Currently, the Cabildo hosts the National Museum of the Cabildo and...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Small museum commemorating the revolution. Located at Plaza de Mayo. Free to enter. Simple white building which is quite striking because of its simplicity. You can see it in 15 minutes. Has a couple of buildings in the complex and a pretty courtyard in the...More

Thank mcsc-squared
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

This is one of the many museums in the city to see.You need about half hour here. You can pop in on your city tour.

Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We visited here so we could get the great views out over the main square. Entry was free, and inside are a number of rooms detailing the colonial history of the city, with a large number of artifacts. The view from the balcony over the...More

Thank kingduncan81
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Cabildo is the National Museum of the Cabildo of Buenos Aires and the May Revolution (Museo Nacional del Cabildo de Buenos Aires y de la Revolución de Mayo). Today the building, aka The Buenos Aires Cabildo is a public museum (no entry fee). In the...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

The Cabildo was originally used as the seat of Government during Colonial times. It was also used as the government house of the Viceroy of the Rio de la Plata as well as, at one period, serving as the first town gaol. Today the building...More

Thank westy54
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Though familiar with B.A., visited the Cabildo for the first time. Mostly dedicated to the Wars of Independence Museum. Small in size but sufficiently furnished with regalia of the time . Reminds the visitor how insignificant the town was in Spanish colonial times. There are...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

It is a nice Colonial building in Plaza de Mayo. It's a must to understand the history of Argentina. Entrance is free and you can visit the remaining rooms of the building.

Thank luciaf827
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This served as a Government House back in the Colonial times. Built at the beginning of the 17th century, it was said to have been expanded over the years and then reconstructed in 1940. As of now, it serves as a National Museum of the...More

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As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires,
Montserrat is defined by the historical events that
took place there and the landmarks that have stood the
test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of
this connection to history: countless public
demonstrations have passed through this square, going
back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the
streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos
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