Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires

This public high school established in 1863 is one of Argentina's most prestigious and counts four former presidents among its alumni.

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Nearby Buenos Aires attractions

1. La Librería de Avila

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The city's oldest bookstore – there has been a bookshop on this historic corner site since 1785 – has a number of rare and antique texts as well as recent…

2. Iglesia San Ignacio de Loyola

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The city’s oldest church, the Iglesia San Ignacio de Loyola (1734), was originally built in adobe in 1661 and has been rebuilt or remodeled several times…

3. Manzana de las Luces

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In colonial times, the Manzana de las Luces was Buenos Aires’ most important center of culture and learning, and today the block still symbolizes…

4. Museo de la Ciudad

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This small museum was closed for ongoing renovations at the time of research, but in the future you should expect exhibitions on porteño life and history…

5. Farmacia de la Estrella


The Farmacia de la Estrella (1835) is a functioning homeopathic pharmacy with gorgeous woodwork and elaborate late-19th-century ceiling murals depicting…

6. Museo Etnográfico Juan B Ambrosetti

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This worthwhile anthropological museum was created as an institute for research and university training – and as an educational center for the public. On…

7. Cabildo

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This mid-18th-century town hall building houses an interesting museum largely dedicated to the revolution of May 1810, when Argentina declared…