We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights

Really felt like I was standing there in France just by looking at the Euro styled architecture of... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Santiago, Chile

This is a old Parisian style architectural design building. The building is beautiful. You can see... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
via mobile
Read all 128 reviews
All photos (95)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“palace”(3 reviews)
“ministry”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Arenales 761, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4819-7000
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Buenos Aires
from US$36.00
More Info
from US$60.00
More Info
Reviews (128)
Filter reviews
13 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews foreign affairs palace ministry government ceremonies architecture neighborhood tour argentina
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 13 reviews
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Really felt like I was standing there in France just by looking at the Euro styled architecture of this building. Certainly beautiful. Check it out if in the area, there are a lot of other points of interest in this part of BA.

Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

This is a old Parisian style architectural design building. The building is beautiful. You can see on your city walk or tour.This is a government building.

Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

You should definitively visit. Shows grandness on Argentina! Was only shortly posessed by original owner

Thank igazic
Reviewed 30 March 2018

If you are in the neighborhood, stop and admire the architecture, the building is used for government purposes now but it is a lovely example of the style of the times..

Thank ScarlettO1
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We recognised the Parisian flair of Buenos Aires in the San Martin Palace which was inspired in the French architecture of the 18th century. San Martin Palace is today the Ceremonial venue of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship.

1  Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

From the outside the palace looks great if not that grand compared to others around the world. The front area you can see the stairs but little else Understand it is rarely open which is dissapointing

Thank N8699PYpeterw
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We went there twice in a week in Buenos Aires and were told it would be open on Thursday at 3 pm for a guided tour in English. But when we get there they tell us to come back tomorrow. Open hours in Argentina are...More

1  Thank PDRtravelbug
Reviewed 20 September 2016

There are free tours through this building (a rare thing for a foreign tourist in this city, who always pays more than the locals for any museum ticket ). We went for the 3PM tour. It leads through the three buildings that comprise this residence....More

1  Thank Witoldzio
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This is a typical place of a family from this city at the end of XIX century and begging of the XXth . Many of this homes have been demolished due to no conservation laws. If you watch the architecture of this city you will...More

Thank Veritodiaz
Reviewed 12 February 2016

the Palacio San Martin, across the street from the Foreign Ministry across the Statue of San Martin, one block from Av Santa Fe very very nice building totally Eruopean

Thank Alex d
View more reviews
Exquisite palaces and luxurious apartment buildings
combine with art galleries and exclusive boutiques to
make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy
sophistication. However, the non-stop foot traffic to
and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied
by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the
port, mean this neighbourhood is never truly at rest.
One minute you are walking down a street dotted with
Nearby HotelsSee all 441 nearby hotels
NH Buenos Aires Crillon
1,380 reviews
.08 miles away
Carles Hotel Buenos Aires
230 reviews
.08 miles away
Suipacha Suites
230 reviews
.11 miles away
Argenta Tower Hotel and Suites
535 reviews
.12 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 6,347 nearby restaurants
Sixto Cantina
15 reviews
.16 miles away
BASA Bar & Restaurant
534 reviews
.12 miles away
Dos Escudos Cafe
181 reviews
.15 miles away
232 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,981 nearby attractions
Palacio Paz
279 reviews
.10 miles away
Plaza San Martin
985 reviews
.07 miles away
Museo de Armas de la Nacion
139 reviews
.14 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Palacio San Martin staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines