Palacio del Congreso (Congress Hall)

One of many ornate early 20th-century buildings on the avenue (©Javarman3/iStock/Thinkstock)

Palacio del Congreso (Congress Hall)

This huge, monumental Greco-Roman building, in white marble and topped with a green dome, houses the seat of the legislature. Completed in 1906, it was modelled on Washington’s Capitol Building. This is one of many buildings on Avenida de Mayo with examples of fine early 20th-century architecture. Daily guided tours in English; passport essential.

Address: 
Plaza del Congreso
Avenida Rivadavia 1864
Buenos Aires
Argentina

Map of Palacio del Congreso (Congress Hall)