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This is one of my favourite plazas
This is one of my favourite squares in Buenos Aires and it did not disappoint this last time. it appeared to me as an oasis amidst the urban jungle. There is one of Rodin's rare original prototypes for...More
Impressive square, famous buildings (the biggest one, obviously, is the Congress Palace) around and equally famous sculptures. Mainly one of the three originals of The Thinker, by Auguste Rodin. The park invite you to a nice walk...and a lot of locals are walking their dogs!
Plaza del Congreso is part of a huge space that is located directly in front of the Palacio del Congreso, the Argentinian National Parliament building that is modelled on the Capitol Building in Washington and was completed in 1906.
It is the largest of 3...More
They were doing some major construction work in the square while we were here, so access was limited and the fountain was turned off. There was also a large demonstration at one end which also limited access. Still, we were able to wander around the...More
The Congress Square is amazing, and apart from all the beauty you will also see lots of homeless people sleeping around on the grass, it's very sad to see it. And another prove that Argentina it's getting poor by the time.
The Plaza wasn't that inviting because a beautiful fountain and the Congress Building were fenced off. The Jacaranda trees were blooming and the architecture is stunning, but it all seemed a little like faded glory with the fencing and the homeless people.
As I was...More
Despite the great statues and monuments, we found this square abandoned by local authorities, since lots of homeless people are living there. Because of this the place smells urine and is rather dirty.
Even though I would recommend to go there and admire the good...More