El Zanjon de Granados

Top 1% of attractions in Buenos Aires
8 / 10

9 expert reviews

“In 1985, local businessman Jorge Eckstein bought a semiabandoned San Telmo town house built in the 1830s by the wealthy Miguens family.”

– Concierge

"The street it's on was once a small river—the zanjón, or gorge, of the property's name—where the first, unsuccessful attempt to found Buenos Aires took place in 1536." Full review
Travel + Leisure
"Historic in architectural form, this museum and event space is housed in a 178-year-old mansion–turned–boarding house that once sat atop the city’s earliest sewer system." Full review
Time Out
"Part archaeological museum, part event space, El Zanjón is a beautifully restored residence encapsulating three centuries of urban living." Full review
Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"A fascinating place to visit." Full review
Lonely Planet
"One of the more unique places in BA is this amazing urban architectural site." Full review
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