This house is a replica of the residence of William (Guillermo) Brown, the Irish-born admiral who fought in the wars of Independence and created Argentina's first navy. A sculpture of Brown can be seen in front of the house, which contains the offices of the Department of Naval Historical Studies. It is not open to the public.

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1. Torre Fantasma


This private apartment building, which resembles a medieval castle, is said to be haunted. The story goes that after the house was built in 1915, evil…

2. Parque Lezama

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Leafy Parque Lezama hosts elderly chess-playing gentlemen, families toting mate (traditional Argentine tea) gourds, and teenagers kissing on park benches.

3. Museo Histórico Nacional

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Located in Parque Lezama is the city’s national historical museum. It’s mostly dedicated to Argentina’s revolution of May 25, 1810, though there is some…

4. Iglesia Ortodoxa Rusa

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The striking late-19th-century Iglesia Ortodoxa Rusa (Russian Orthodox Church) on the north side of Parque Lezama is the work of architect Alejandro…

5. Museo de la Pasión Boquense

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This high-tech fútbol museum at Boca Juniors' stadium chronicles the history of the boisterous neighborhood of La Boca and its famous soccer team with…

6. Museo del Cine

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This small museum is housed in the former accommodations block of the electricity plant that is now the Usina del Arte. It contains the original posters …

8. Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires

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After significant renovations, this excellent museum is a magnet for modern-art enthusiasts. Housed in a former tobacco warehouse, this spacious museum…