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Villa Ocampo

Elortondo 1811 | Beccar, San Isidro, Argentina
+54 11 4732-4988
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A splendid afternoon

Opens at 12:30. I arrived on time so that I could have lunch on the pleasant varanda (menu and... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
JennyGay
,
Natal, RN
via mobile
Historic house, good retreat for a tea outside the city

We spent the afternoon with my girlfriend and her aunt. We took some tea and learnt about Victoria... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
ariel7616
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Elortondo 1811 | Beccar, San Isidro, Argentina
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Opens at 12:30. I arrived on time so that I could have lunch on the pleasant varanda (menu and prices on the webpage). It gets full quickly, come early or make a reservation. Guided tours start at 14:00, very much worth it. Very interesting explanations...More

Thank JennyGay
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We spent the afternoon with my girlfriend and her aunt. We took some tea and learnt about Victoria Ocampo, one of the most relevant women of her time.

Thank ariel7616
Reviewed 15 November 2016

It belogs to the UNESCO. Victoria Ocampo had a ver interest view of the future. The place is incredible and its manteinance is excelent. In the gardens you can see the two trees which inspired Antoine Saint Exupery for the baobabs in The Little Prince!

1  Thank 100alejandra
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is the place where Victoria Ocampo spent much of her life and hosted a good number of historic leaders and cultural personalities from all around the world, from Rabindranath Tagore to Federico García Lorca, Graham Greene, Albert Camus or Jorge Luis Borges, the list...More

1  Thank Jesusmiguel58
Reviewed 25 October 2016

It is the place where the East met with the South. Rabindranath Tagore with Victoria Ocampo. The eastern raga "Purabi" got a different melody in "Sur". This ancestral house of Victoria Ocampo, the " La Infanta", is now a UNESCO cultural and heritage centre. It...More

4  Thank Abhijit M
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The house is incredible but the story of Ocampo, her life, and her personal library is stunning. You can reserve books to read online. Make sure to eat in the restaurant and try the assorted teas.

1  Thank GSDirtboy
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This old mansion in the hill above the river was the home of some famous Argentine writer/critic. Interesting to see how people lived here +/-100 years ago. We went on a nice sunny winter day and stopped here on our way back from the Tigre.

1  Thank Jim_from_Seattle
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

What a fascinating place and a fascinating woman! If you like history and literature this house is a must see. The tour was great, the entry cheap and the gardens beautiful. I learned a lot and enjoyed a lovely afternoon tea. Don't forget to get...More

Thank LenaW8
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful gardens surround this once magnificent villa. Even though much seems have been done to restore it, it is far from the past glory and left me wondering of the splendor it was described by in history books... The restaurant/cafeteria is of basic standard but...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 20 February 2016

This beautiful historic mansion was once the summer home of Victoria Ocampo where she hosted many famous dignitaries and celebrities. It is now part museum and part restaurant. It is a very peaceful and tranquil place with a tremendous aura of Argentine history. There is...More

1  Thank TravellerRoy
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