Access to the Monumental tower
¡Subí al ascensor y disfrutá de una vista inigualable de Buenos Aires!
Where: Av. Dr. José María Ramos Mejía 1315, Retiro.
When: monday, wednesday, thursday, friday from 10.30am to 4pm (last ascent). Saturday, sunday and public holiday from 9.30am to 6pm (last ascent).
 

The observation deck, which offers a view of the Retiro neighbourhood and Buenos Aires Port, houses the carillon and five bronze bells, the largest of which weighs seven tons. The facade features the shields of the United Kingdom and Argentina and is decorated with a thistle, roses, dragons and clover leafs, representing Scotland, the Tudor rose, Wales and Ireland. The clock was made by the prestigious Gillett & Johnston of Croydon, England, and it plays the Westminster Quarters melody, the same played by Big Ben.

 

Entry: general AR$100. Wednesday free.

*The Torre Monumental will be closed on Good Friday, Workers’ Day (May 1), Christmas (December 25) and New Year’s Day (January 1).

 

RAMOS MEJIA, JOSE MARIA, DR. AV. 1315

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