Palace sights in La Plata
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In front of Plaza San Martín, is the ornate Palacio de la Legislatura, in German Renaissance style. Nearby, catch the French Classic Pasaje Dardo Rocha (Calle 50, Plaza San Martin), once La Plata's main railroad station and now the city's major cultural center, containing four museums. Also close by is the Flemish Renaissance Casa de Gobierno, housing the provincial governor and his retinue.
Over to the northwest a few blocks are the original buildings of the Rectorado de la Universidad Nacional (1905), which was once a bank but is now the university administrative offices. On Sundays, check out the crafts fair Feria Artesanal on Plaza Italia.