Pasaje Dardo Rocha

The Pampas & the Atlantic Coast

The French Classic Pasaje Dardo Rocha was once La Plata’s main railroad station and is now the city’s major cultural center, hosting performances and exhibitions.

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Nearby The Pampas & the Atlantic Coast attractions

1. Casa de Gobierno

0.15 MILES

The Flemish Renaissance Casa de Gobierno houses the provincial governor and his retinue. The building is closed to the public.

2. Palacio de la Legislatura

0.15 MILES

In front of Plaza San Martín is the ornate Palacio de la Legislatura, in German Renaissance style. The building is closed to the public.

3. Teatro Argentino

0.29 MILES

The Teatro Argentino is a fantastically ugly concrete monolith, but boasts great acoustics and quality ballet, symphony and opera performances.

4. Palacio Municipal

0.45 MILES

Opposite the cathedral is the Palacio Municipal, designed in German Renaissance style by Hanoverian architect Hubert Stiers. The building is closed to the…

5. Casa Curutchet

0.49 MILES

The famed French-Swiss architect Le Corbusier only built two structures in the Americas: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard, and Casa…

6. Museo y Archivo Dardo Rocha


The Museo y Archivo Dardo Rocha was the vacation home of the city’s creator and contains period furniture and many of his personal knickknacks.

7. Catedral de la Plata

0.68 MILES

Construction began on La Plata's spectacular neo-Gothic cathedral in 1885, but the building wasn't inaugurated until 1932, and the twin steeples were only…

8. Bioparque La Plata

0.71 MILES

Within the Paseo del Bosque parkland is the former zoo, which is in the process of being transformed into a 'bioparque' housing only animals native to…