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Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo

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Address: Calle Domingo Matheu 1851, Mar del Plata B7602GAK, Argentina
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An interesting and Pinterest house! Really recommend

Visited this place was a really nice surprise... Looks like a trip to the past... An amazing house in original condition... Enjoy it!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place was a really nice surprise... Looks like a trip to the past... An amazing house in original condition... Enjoy it!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is a great place to visit an old house that has fallen into disrepair. I know this is one of the top things to do in Mar del Plata but, don't set your hopes too high. Really THE top thing(s) to do in Plata involves the ocean...swimming, boarding, sailing fishing.. The home was a home to a very wealthy... More 

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Mar del Plata, Argentina
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5 reviews
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I enjoyed tremendously to be in this house. Beautiful place. Victoria Ocampo was one of the most prominent women of her times, an Argentinean woman to be proud of throughout time and social boundaries.

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Uppsala, Sweden
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

The figure of JL Borges gravitates the place, it is interesting to visit a house where he was a guest for many times and where a few unexpected authors spent some time.

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muchas gracias . vuelva siempre More 

Houston, Texas
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

I loved visiting Villa Ocampo. She was a magnificent woman and her home is beautiful and the same as when she lived there. Many famous people visited her home and the photos and letters of some of them are still there.

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Thank Joe H
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 15 July 2015

Its Victoria Ocampo summer residence. She was a famous writer, The house was transported from north of Europe to Mar del Plata first decades 1900.House architecture and garden are beautiful ( historic place).Its a cultural center, in summer's night there's concerts, theatre, Represents " high class life stiles " European and Argentinian" in this decades. Its a beautiful place.

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San Isidro, Argentina
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Reviewed 13 October 2014

The summer villa of the famous Argentinian writer Victoria Ocampo. She was wealthy, married a wealthy man and travelled and lived also in Europe. Her 6-volume autobiography describe the emancipation of an independent and strong-willed woman at the beginning of '900. The villa itself does not contain any furniture, but its architecture is beautiful and very evocative! There are cultural... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

If you're familiar with Victoria Ocampo's work, this is the right place to go and grasp how the high society of the early 20th. century used to spend their vacation time.

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Reviewed 1 September 2014

i was raised a few meters from there. I have the best memories. Summer night the have concerts a lots of events, inside you can see the beautiful rooms and the rest of the house. Some times there is a cafe, not always, don't know why.

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Thank Santiago I
Buenos Aires
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Reviewed 30 April 2014

Originally this was the summer home of renowned Argentine author Victoria Ocampo and today it is a UNESCO museum. The grounds are beautifully kept and the main floor of the mansion is open to the public where you can enjoy the period décor. There is a small indoor/outdoor restaurant offering interesting menu items at affordable prices. A nominal admission charge... More 

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