Gallery: Buenos Aires’ Magnificently Restored Hippodromo Racing Venue K...

 
We are not fond of using horses or other animals for the amusement of people, but the sad truth is, they are usually better tended to than those used for their labor or food. The chic Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo (Palermo Horse Racing Venue) is a horse racing venue that has been entertaining Buenos Aires' crowds since it opened its doors back in 1876. Boasting a gorgeous 17th century French style, it was built by architect Louis Faure-Dujarric and restored in 1992 by H.A.P.S.A. The updated version keeps close to its roots, and in the new design the old and the new are in complete harmony.

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