The executive mansion of Argentina, this stately building is made of stone that gives it its name. Located on the eastern side of the Plaza de Mayo, as you'd expect, it is both the center of power of the nation as well as a magnet of demonstrations in the square. The architecture is wonderful, combining both European and Latin American influences. Officially called the Casa de Gobierno (Government House), it includes a museum of items of past presidents, primarily uniforms, awards and furniture. Guided tours are available. If you enjoy military ceremony, show up for the impressive changing of the guard.
Historic horse racing venue with a gorgeous French-style Belle Époque grandstand. First opened in ... Read more