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Edificio Kavanagh

Florida 1065, Retiro | Retiro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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6 days ago
“BUILDING ”
1 May 2017
“A stop on the walking tour”
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Florida 1065, Retiro | Retiro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is an old building which was the tallest building long time back .This is a building not a tourist attraction now.You will see it on your tours of the city.

Thank SE s
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Reviewed May 1, 2017

While this was probably part of one of the more interesting stops on the free walking tour it's a pretty forgettable story and building. Only my wife's maiden name made this at all interesting for us. Thanks for reading. If you found this helpful I'll...More

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Reviewed January 5, 2017

This building resembles a hand gesture that insults someone. This building was built to cover the church behind it.

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Reviewed August 28, 2016

According to urban legend, Corina Kavanagh represented "new money" and fell in love with a wealthy, aristocratic son from the Anchorena family. The Anchorena family had built a private church that they could view from their palace, but had planned on building a newer mansion...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2016

Long time back I was lucky to know inside my friend apartment ,the view is great,elevator fast ,and much confort.for many years it was the more high building in South America.

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Reviewed May 4, 2016

Very beautiful building that is now an apartment building. We saw it while walking toward the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes on Liberator Avenue. I was told it was not open for tours. You see it on the left as you are walking from The...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2016

Situated on the bank of gorgeous San Martin square (the city's downtown), this building marked a feat of architecture and engineering. Guided visits are also available to admire this skyscraper from the interior.

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Reviewed March 25, 2016

In its heyday this was a Buenos Aires skyscraper, and the interesting shape of this building is still worth a look today.

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Reviewed December 19, 2015

A symbol of past architecture, the Kavanagh its a big part of the Buenos Aires Heritage. Easy to spot from San Martin Park, its a must place to see if you do one of the many walking circuits within the downtown. In the past, there...More

2  Thank RMartinSDXB
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Reviewed December 10, 2015

Worth taking a look at if in the area at the design of this building. It's very close to the main downtown area and the Retiro area which houses several transport terminals. Good to see.

Thank Reservarlden
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