The Architecture of Argentina

There is not influence to Argentinean Architecture, by native aborigines, the first information is relative from the Spanish colonization in the 18th century, and Argentina has been influenced by Europe since that period.

It is made up of a diverse collection of styles and designs which paint a picture of Argentina’s history, culture and geography.  After the conquest and colony by Spanish, Argentina has followed Italian and French styles.

Argentina has some good spots around cities to get a feel for what it was once like. In the northwestern region of the country has the largest concentration of well-preserved colonial architecture like Salta. Salta is a beautiful place to go which have some colorful and majestic buildings, For example the San Francisco Convent with its enormous tower and red and gold paintwork that was built in the early nineteenth century by spanish architect, Fray Vicente Muñoz.

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