La Casa Rosada/Casa de Gobierno

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La Casa Rosada is the official seat of the executive branch of the government of Argentina, located at the most important plaza, called Plaza de Mayo. The building is painted a pink color it is said that this color scheme in order to defuse political tension by fusing the red and white colors of the country's opposing political parties. An alternative explanation points to the fact that the original paint used contained cow blood to prevent damage from humidity. Its balcony has served as a podium by many figures, including Eva Perón and the Pope John Paul II.

Buenos Aires