"Casa de Gobierno "Casa Rosada" / Goverment House" Top 5 Page for this destination Plaza de Mayo, Goverment House, el Cabildo The Cathedral, etc. Tip by sof76


Favorite thing: In 1580, Juan de Garay assigned this place for the construction of Buenos Aires Fort. This building has been the seat of the National Government since the Primera junta (the first council) in 1810. It was painted pink after the decition of President Sarmiento in 1873, who chose that color since it represented the union of both political sectors (red was the color of federals, headed by Juan Manuel de Rosas, white was the color of the opposition: the unitarians).

En 1580, Juan de Garay asigno este lugar para la construccion del fuerte de Buenos Aires. Este edificio fue el asiento del Gobierno Nacional desde la Primera Junta en 1810. Fue pintado rosa por desicion del presidente Sarmiento en 1873, ya que el rosa representaba la union de los colores de los dos diferentes sectores politicos: Rojo era el color de los federales dirigidos por Juan Manuel de Rosas y blanco era el de los unitarios.

Fondest memory: Address: Barcarce 50

Phone: 4344-3600

Website: www.presidencia.gov.ar/CasaRosada/

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 26, 2006
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