The place has been neglected for year, according to the Argentinian culture of not preserving the past. Vast parts of the building have dessapeared or demolished to make room for a parking lot. So sad. The famous tunnels, are not open to visitors, just a quick glimpse from the where they begin.
Hosted in the old Jesuit's compound of Buenos Aires built at the end of 1600, this place has been restored in 1983 and offers a simple, fascinating patio with arcades, with a market of local artisan's products, a taller de liuteria (a guitar's making school) and a restaurant hosted in a dark, intriguing barrel-vaulted gallery. A stop here is recommended... 更多
The tour was conducted in Spanish so I was not able to understand much. You start in room, go to a small theatre, into a room behind the stage and then to the courtyard and then down some stairs to see closed off tunnel entrances. That's it. 35 pesos. Obviously, it would be much more rewarding if you spoke Spanish.... 更多
If you understand Spanish, I recommend this tour, if you don't, I still recommend the tour (cost about $2.81 US). Unfortunately, our guide (nice lady) told us she would only be providing her presentation in Spanish, but we were welcome to come along. We did, and I felt it was worth the time. From time-to-time, I would ask her questions... 更多
The first time I saw this place is last year when I visit BSas by coincidence when we were checking a souvenir store besides. When we saw "Veladas Virreinales" we fell in love with the place itself, historical building, antique furniture, ancient clothes a stage like a theater. Unfortunately we could not have dinner there due it serves till 20.00... 更多
Earliest occupant were the Jesuits and their school in the 1660s. Colonial admin traction headquarters (Procuraduria), home of the University... 更多