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Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

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Recoleta Cemetery

Both Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes and Recoleta Cemetery are recommended by writers. On balance, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes is the choice of most professionals compared to Recoleta Cemetery. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes is ranked #1 in Buenos Aires with recommendations from 8 publications including Frommer's, Michelin Guide and Travel + Leisure.

Both Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes and Recoleta Cemetery are recommended by writers. On balance, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes is the choice of most professionals compared to Recoleta Cemetery. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes is ranked #1 in Buenos Aires with recommendations from 8 publications including Frommer's, Michelin Guide and Travel + Leisure.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in Buenos Aires
location

Av. del Libertador 1473, Buenos Aires, Argentina

endorsements
  • 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 →

  • 9

    Time Out Tick Critics' Choice

    The MNBA is home to 32 rooms, sculpture patios, an architecture display, studios, a library and an auditorium. 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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#5 in Buenos Aires

Junin 1790, Buenos Aires 1116, Argentina

  • 7 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    A who's who of Argentinean bold-faced names rests among Recoleta Cemetery's tombs and mausoleums, from the Alvears and the Dorregos to heavyweight boxer Luis Ángel Firpo.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    The ominous gates, Doric-columned portico, and labyrinthine paths of the city's oldest cemetery (1822) may leave you with a sense of foreboding. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Open daily from 8am to 6pm, this is the final resting place of many of the wealthiest and most important Argentine historical figures. Full Review →

  • 9

    Time Out Tick Critics' Choice

    The cemetery, opened in 1822, is home to hundreds of illustrious corpses, laid out in a compact yet very extensive maze of granite, marble and bronze mausoleums. Full Review →

  • 12

    Travel + Leisure

    With more than 4,700 ornate stone crypts laid out along a streetlike grid, this graveyard is an architectural masterpiece, and an eerie miniature city for the wealthy dead. Full Review →

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