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Buenos Aires is a place full of attractions for people of all ages. Its appeal is even more alluring due to its European heritage, and is often called the Paris of the South. These are just a few of the fabulous attractions that you can visit whilst in and around Buenos Aires.

Plaza de Mayo

Plaza de Mayo Plaza de Mayo is named so, because of the May Revolution of 1810, which started the process towards the country´s independence from Spain in 1816. These days, plaza de mayo is a famous touristic place. At the eastern end of Plaza de Mayo is the Casa Rosada which is the Presidential palace, a place where a lot of political protests are held. The mother from the so called Desaparecidos (the disappeared ones, during the Dirty War) is the most well-known protest. Plaza de mayo is nearby the Cabildo, the Casa Rosada, the Metropolitan Cathedral of Buenos Aires, the May Pyramid, the Equestrian monument to General Manuel Belgrano, the current city hall and the headquarters of the Nación Bank.

Puerto Madero

Puerto Madero Puerto Madero is one of the 48 districts in Buenos Aires. The district is named after Eduardo Madero. Because of its location on the water and the big amount of restaurants, this is one of the more exclusive neighborhoods in Buenos Aires. Enjoy your drink on a patio or fix your eyes on the beautiful new business buildings. Puerto Madero is where the big companies want to settle. If you walk along the water you´ll be witness to the old-new contrast of the port.

Estadio River Plate

Estadio River Plate Popularly known as ¨the Monumental One¨, it has been one of the first big stadiums in South America founded in 1938. It is the official stadium of the Argentinian National Selection.

Estadio de Boca Juniors

Estadio de Boca Juniors This stadium, popularly called ¨La Bombonera¨ ( the candy jar), belongs to Boca Juniors Athletic Club. It is one of the most populair soccer clubs in the country, founded the 3rd april 1905. Open every day, from 10 am to 6 pm.

Manzana de las Luces

Manzana de las Luces This place, located in Monserrat neighborhood, takes its name from the buildings in the block, which were an intellectual center in the city. It was initially the main location were the Jesuits settle in 1661, and they built the first buildings, being already of great cultural relevance at the time. There are some parts of underground galleries, open to the public. The Block of Lights was declared Historical Monument.

Jardín Botánico

Jardín Botánico This space, dedicated to the observation and conservation of nature, was designed by Carlos Thays at the end of the 19th century. Located in palermo neighborhood, comprising seven hectares of vegetation in the middle of the city, with 5,500 species of botanical species. Is divided into six sectors, each for a different continent. The botanical Garden also includes a museum, a school garden, a library and five greenhouses.

Jardín Japonés

Jardín Japonés This park recreates a traditional Japanese garden in palermo neighborhood. It was donated to the City by the Japanes community of Buenos Aires, establishing a place of reference to conserve and share this culture with the rest of the inhabitants. This is strengthened by several workshops and exhibitions open to the public. It has a space for meditation, with an artificial lake, a zen garden, a restaurant and a tea house.


Bosques de Palermo

Bosques de Palermo This area gets its name after 80 hectares with old forest of great heights. It has two artificial lakes with aquatic plants and birds. The Tres de Febrero Park has three main points of interest; the Poet´s Garden, the Andalusian Yard and the Rosendal, which has fifteen thousand rosebushes of almost 1200 species.


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