Palacio Barolo, Buenos Aires

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Survey the streets of Buenos Aires from a lighthouse atop Palacio Barolo, a 22-storey building designed by Italian architect Mario Palanti. The landmark, which at the time of its construction in 1923 was the tallest in the city, now houses shops, offices, and studios. Constructed in tribute to Dante's "Divine Comedy," the building features a concrete facade and three distinct sections representing heaven, purgatory, and hell (we assume the offices are in the "hell" section). Climb to the top of the iconic palace to enjoy dramatic views over the city. Make Palacio Barolo a centerpiece of your Buenos Aires vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Buenos Aires visit planner.
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  • With 60 years I had never made this tour. The guided tour is excellent and the place is incredible. The lighthouse of the dome is priceless. The history that keeps Buenos Aires and one let it go, unforgivable. At least this already llo tyache from the list. I highly recommend it.
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  • The building and throughout its history, its architecture and general beauty deserves the visit and the time that engages you. Extensive explanations and helpful, unforgettable view from the lighthouse: you have to climb a few steps but worth it!
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  • The Palace's sumptuous, history, recommended doing a tour with a guide to meet your interior and the view from the top floor.
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  • We did the evening tour in Spanish and English. Our guide was excellent, an informative and fun evening ending with nibbles and wine. Photos would spoil your fun go, enjoy :-)
  • I joined the tour, and it was a very pleasant one. The guide was very friendly and excellent. I found the inside was just ok, nothing spectacular, but the view was worth paying for.
  • The booking system didn't work. I got turned away and told the tour I'd booked was full.
  • Wonderful people for a wonderful building in a very good shape. We were just two in our tour (so, it was private), our guide was super friendly and we got to see every square centimeter of the building, alone! She spoke slowly so that I could translate in French to my mother every sentence. Take the early morning tour 10AM, it is the best because no one take them! Thank you very much for that great morning!
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