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Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the key buildings from the second foundation of the city. Cabildo was founded in 1580 and the colonial administration used to operate from there.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old colonial building housing a review of Argentina that is quite interesting for those into history and the evolution of the country.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank sndovale
Reviewed 5 July 2019

The Cabildo was one of the original municipal buildings in town. In the old days, anything worth happening, happened in or around the building. It has been well-kept and is a must for every schoolchild in Buenos Aires, with much information displayed. No charge for...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank schila32
Reviewed 6 April 2019

The building is one of the few in BA to survive from colonial times. Inside it you have an exhibition with artefacts on the events leading to independence. Very interesting but I'm not sure how much non-Spanish readers will get from it. One of those...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ivor M
Reviewed 26 March 2019 via mobile

The original building that sat here, of adobe and thatch, served as the administrative building during Spanish rule. It fell into disrepair and this new building was begun in the mid 1700s. It is a beautiful old building, well maintained, at one end of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lobstaluva
Reviewed 6 March 2019 via mobile

See the picture to check out the schedule. I have got a guided visit, she was Milena, absolutely professional and she really know what she's talking about.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gorostiagaj
Reviewed 21 February 2019

We popped in, it was free, when walking round the square. The ancient government building, now a museum, contanis a lot of information about the struggle and the history of Argentina, and its quest for Independence. Alot of the descriptions are in English also, which...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank alisdairt
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

This small, but very nice, old building used to be the city hall in beginning of BA. Inside is very well, also in english, explained how Argentina became as it is these days. Also very good views from the balcony of Plaza de Mayo with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Richard-Roadman
Reviewed 4 November 2018

The nice white building is closing the Plaza De Mayo, opposite to Casa Rosada. It is the ancient Government Building, now hosting teh National History Museum. Incredible interior patio, with a very ancient fountain. It really worth the visit!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ToujoursLaRoute
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Cabildo de Buenos Aires: The Cabildo is the Colonial town hall public building of Spain's colonial administration in Buenos Aires dating back to 1580 that was used as the government house of the Viceroy. Currently, the Cabildo hosts the National Museum of the Cabildo and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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