Completed in 1783, this church housed the Natural History Museum and astronomic observatory under President Rivadavia. In ... More
Basílica de Santo Domingo
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 the Mausoleum of General Manuel Belgrano, the creator of the Argentine flag, who was born and died near the church. This work by Hector Ximenez (1903) has a large base of red granite with two bas-reliefs representing the presentation of the Flag and the Battle of Tucumán.
Named for its location directly across from the National Congress Building, this plaza contains a large monolith that represents the
start for all its national highways. This plaza almost encompasses three city blocks (its western most point along Ave. ...
This historic plaza was the sight of the swearing of National Independence in 1816 before Don Juan Martín de Pueyrredón.
During the colony, it was a resting post for wagons travelling from the port to what is now Plaza ...
Sliding through the glass entrance into the cool, cavernous front gallery of Wussmann is a welcome escape from this noisy,
working class section of San Telmo. This beautifully restored building is distinctive of the local antique style, and the ...
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