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Plaza Dorrego

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Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

Plaza Dorrego and Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes are both recommended by professional travelers. On balance, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes is preferred by most reviewers compared to Plaza Dorrego. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes scores 97 with praise from 8 reviews such as Travel + Leisure, Fodor's and Michelin Guide.

Plaza Dorrego and Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes are both recommended by professional travelers. On balance, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes is preferred by most reviewers compared to Plaza Dorrego. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes scores 97 with praise from 8 reviews such as Travel + Leisure, Fodor's and Michelin Guide.

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83
#15 in Buenos Aires
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Plaza Dorrego, Buenos Aires, Argentina

endorsements
  • 6 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    The heart of San Telmo, formerly the playground of B.A.'s 19th-century elite, is this Spanish-style plaza, the site of several busy open-air cafés.

  • 6

    Fodor's

    During the week a handful of craftspeople and a few scruffy pigeons are the only ones enjoying the shade from the stately trees in the city's second-oldest square. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's

    Wood-paneled, dust-festooned Bar Plaza Dorrego is right on San Telmo's main square Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    Originally the site of a Bethlehemite monastery, this plaza, the second-oldest square in the city, is where Argentines met to reconfirm their declaration of independence from Spain. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    After Plaza de Mayo, Plaza Dorrego is the city's oldest plaza. It dates to the 18th century and was originally a pit stop for caravans bringing supplies into BA from around Argentina. Full Review →

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97
#1 in Buenos Aires

Av. del Libertador 1473, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • 8 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    The terra-cotta-colored Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes... opened its doors in 1933 and remains Argentina's number-one fine arts museum.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    The world's largest collection of Argentine art is displayed in this huge golden-color stone building. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    This building, which formerly pumped the city's water supply, metamorphosed into Buenos Aires's most important art museum in 1930. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    This is Argentina’s most important national arts museum and contains many key works by Benito Quinquela Martín, Xul Solar, Edwardo Sívori and other Argentine artists. Full Review →

  • 12

    Travel + Leisure

    Old-world masters like Rubens and Picasso are well represented, but the best part of the museum is the Argentinean art—the most extensive collection anywhere. Full Review →

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