Opened in 1896, the National Museum of Fine Arts has 32 exhibit halls with state of the art technology for both traditional ... More
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
Opened in 1896, the National Museum of Fine Arts has 32 exhibit halls with state of the art technology for both traditional and multimedia shows. Its permanent collectionthe oldest piece dating from the 12th centuryincludes European masters such as Goya, Renoir, Van Gogh, Rodin and Bourdelle. Works by Argentine masters date from the 19th and 20th centuries, including Juan Carlos Castagnino and Benito Quinquela Martín. There is a library open to the public and workshops for art restoration and editing of audio-visuals. Admission is free.
I must have come at an "off" time because there wasn't much to see except a painting of Frida Khalo which I enjoyed looking at... for 5 minutes. It's definitely worth going to, but doesn't take much time. And I went on a day that it was free entrance... Tuesday, I think.
This Renaissance clock is set on a platform 35 meters (115 feet) high with four staircases to access the interior.
Each entrance is adorned with an English Empire ornamental frieze. The four quadrants of the clock were built in ...
Completed in 1783, this church housed the Natural History Museum and astronomic observatory under President Rivadavia. In 1835, the dictator
Juan Manuel de Rosas repatriated the Dominican friars and in 1856 the second tower was built. An atrium houses ...
This plaza, founded in October 1909, comprises some 15,400 square meters of local flora surrounded by cultural centers and the
largest outdoor handicrafts fair in the city, La Feria de Recoleta, taking place every Sunday. The appropriately named Francia ...
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