Buenos Aires (IV)

Palacio Barolo, a skyscraper built after the Divine Comedy. The top floors represent Heaven, the ones in the middle Purgatory and the first floor and basement, Hell. It has a ton of references to the poem by Dante, and Luis Barolo (the guy that commissioned the building) allegedly wanted to store Dante’s ashes here.

Palacio Barolo-2
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Buenos Aires (III)

Last day in Buenos Aires. I went for a short stroll in the neighborhood of Belgrano – pictures taken (again) with my point and shoot.
Balcony (near Juramento avenue):

balcony, near Juramento Avenue

Museo Larreta – Colonial house from the 19th century turned into a museum of Spanish art (from the Renaissance to the Baroque period in Spain):

Museo Larreta, garden

Museo Larreta – Balcony:

Museo Larreta balcony

Chinatown in Belgrano:

China Town - Belgrano