Palacio Paz

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Palacio Paz information

Buenos Aires , Argentina
Av Santa Fe 750
Ext 147,
+54 11 4311 1071
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tours in English/Spanish AR$100/70
Opening hours
tours English 3:30pm Thu, Spanish 3pm Tue, 11am & 3pm Wed-Fri
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Once the private residence of José C Paz – founder of the still-running newspaper La Prensa – this opulent, French-style palace (1909) is the grandest in BA. Inside its 12,000 sq meters are ornate rooms with marble walls, salons gilded in real gold and halls boasting beautiful wood-tiled floors. The pièce de résistance is the circular grand hall with mosaic floors, marble details and stained-glass cupola. Nearly all materials came from Europe and were then assembled here.