The Spanish Art Museum is in the gorgeous Spanish renaissance-styled palace that is the former home of author Enrique Larreta. It's in heart of the upscale neighborhood of Belgrano, and many locals come here to linger, relax, appreciate the collection, and escape the concrete bustle. It houses Larreta's impressive collection of Iberian paintings and sculptures from the Renaissance and Baroque periods as well as furniture, artillery, and decorative pieces gathered during his years as a diplomat in Spain. The unique garden has Spanish and Muslim influences, including an Andalucian portico, a wishing fountain, and a giant, native ombu tree at its heart.