Survey the streets of Buenos Aires from a lighthouse atop Palacio Barolo, a 22-storey building designed by Italian architect Mario Palanti. The landmark, which at the time of its construction in 1923 was the tallest in the city, now houses shops, offices, and studios. Constructed in tribute to Dante's "Divine Comedy," the building features a concrete facade and three distinct sections representing heaven, purgatory, and hell (we assume the offices are in the "hell" section). Climb to the top of the iconic palace to enjoy dramatic views over the city. Make Palacio Barolo a centerpiece of your Buenos Aires vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Buenos Aires visit planner.
Tours to Palacio Barolo
Semi Private Highlights of Buenos Aires City Tour for small groups BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $70
Duration: 3 hours
Buenos Aires Must-See Landmarks: Obelisco to La Boca Walking Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $100
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Small Group Palacio Barolo Guided Tour Including Transfers BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $48
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Palacio Barolo Reviews
Hermoso edificio ubicado en la Av. de Mayo, que se caracteriza por sus cúpulas. Con inscripciones en latín en la planta baja, y con bellas bóvedas... siempre con referencias a la Divina Comedia. Desde... more »Beautiful building located on Av. de Mayo, which is characterized by its domes. With Latin inscriptions on the ground floor, and with beautiful vaults... always with references to the Divine Comedy. From the confectionery terrace on the 16th floor (which is no big deal) you can have a panoramic view of the lighthouse and the city. There are guided tours with several options, all tempting.
Just a few steps away from the Parliament, a magical viewpoint to reach almost all main points of the city more »
Quite a story of Italian Diligence, bringing to new generations the imponderable mysteries of The Divine Comedy. More a monument than a palace. Good tour is discounted for Argentinian student or senior with ID.
Great views, interesting background, but nothing you can't get from Wikipedia. The tour is a bit overpriced for basically, a great view, an office view from the 20s, and going up to the claustrophobic light tower, with a free lemonade at the end. Time would be better spent in a park. The prices were also just recently introduced. The pictures contain pretty much everything you'll see.
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