Palacio de Aguas Corrientes, Buenos Aires

Castle · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
A 19th-century water pumping station, Palacio de Aguas Corrientes still houses some offices and customer assistance centers of the local water company, as well as a small and quirky waterworks museum. The French Renaissance palace is topped with a tin roof, covered with glazed, multi-color tiles and enameled bricks. The small museum on the second floor boasts a collection of tiles, ancient sanitary wares, ceramic pipe joints, huge water valves, plans and scale models, as well as reconstructions of old offices. Join a guided tour for a glimpse of huge water tanks and the building's inner workings. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Palacio de Aguas Corrientes and many more Buenos Aires attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Buenos Aires travel itinerary planner.
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  • It is a unique work of its kind, true testimony of the importance given to public hygiene and drinking water by the rulers of the time.  more »
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