La Vieja Casona
The enormous and spectacular neo-Byzantine 1899 catedral contains the image of patron saint Nicolás de Bari, an object of devotion for...
Convento de Santo Domingo
Built in 1623 by the Diaguita under the direction of Dominican friars, this is Argentina’s oldest monastery. The date appears in the...
Museo de la Ciudad/Museo de Bellas Artes
The city makes a big effort rehabilitating old buildings for cultural ends. This complex is the most recent effort: the art gallery...
If you’re up for a late night you can show the locals your latest disco moves at New Milenium , opposite the Colegio Nacional.
This simple but effective local eatery just off the plaza puts many pricier restaurants to shame. Sandwiches, traditional local dishes,...
Rivadavia 457 · interesting places nearby
La Vieja Casona information
Cheerfully lit and decorated, this is a cracking place with a great range of regional specialties, creative house choices and a menu of standard Argentine dishes – the parrillada here is of excellent standard. There’s a fair selection of La Riojawines, too, and wonderful smells from the busy kitchen.