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The Northwest Sights


  • Caseros 549 Map It
  • Salta
  • Government Building

Updated 08/13/2014

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The whitewashed town hall, first constructed in 1582 and rebuilt many times since, used to house Salta's municipal government. Not only a colonial gem in itself, the Cabildo—the most well-preserved council building in Argentina—is home to the Museo Histórico del Norte, which includes a relevant collection of pre-Hispanic stone sculptures, as well as religious artifacts and a rather obscure assortment of vintage cars in the back garden.

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Caseros 549, Salta, Salta, 4400, Argentina

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  • 15 pesos, free Tue.–Fri. 9 am–10 am
  • Tue.–Sat. 9–6

Updated 08/13/2014


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