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Sightseeing in Buenos Aires

Bookstore
“It is said that it is one of the most beautiful bookstores on the planet. Located in a former theater, it has a coffee shop in what used to be the theatre stage.”
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Plaza
“On Sundays, you'll enjoy the famous Feria de San Telmo - antique fair & artisan market. And live tango shows right in the square. All around are many restaurants, boutiques and antique stores. On Sunday eve, beginning at 8pm is the outdoor tango milonga. ”
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Monument / Landmark
“You'll see this monument many times from the taxi window. The 9 de Julio Avenue is beautiful at night when all of the monuments are lit with colored lights.”
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Plaza
“With Casa Rosada on one side, it was formed in 1884, the oldest public square in BA with a history of the city's most important events such as the Independence Revolution. Visit nearby stunning, iconic & touristy Cafe Tortoni.”
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Government Building
“La Casa Rosada is the executive mansion and office of the President of Argentina. The palatial mansion is known officially as Casa de Gobierno.”
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Building
“Palacio Barolo is a landmark office building, located at 1370 Avenida de Mayo, in the neighborhood of Monserrat, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Its 33 blocks from the apartment. When it was built it was the tallest building in the city and South America.”
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Monument / Landmark
“The construction of this church started by the end of 1734, designed by the Jesuit architect and monk Andrés Blanqui and the intervention of his partners Juan Bautista Primoli and José Schmidt.”
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Capitol Building
“"Meano's project is written absolutely in architectural foundation that recognizes as three central ideas: The academicism, the eclecticism and classicism. This tripartite condition confirms it as a w”
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Library
“The beautiful building will surprise you for its 70's brutalist architecture ”
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Historic Site
“In colonial times, the Manzana de las Luces was Buenos Aires’ most important center of culture and learning and today the block still symbolizes education and enlightenment. Two of the five original buildings remain; Jesuit defensive tunnels were discovered in 1912. Tours in Spanish (AR$50) are given at 3pm daily and also at 4:30pm and 6pm at weekends, but you can go inside and see the main patio area for free.”
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Monument / Landmark
“The Obelisco de Buenos Aires is a national historic monument and icon of Buenos Aires, it was built to commemorate the fourth centenary of the first foundation of the city.”
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Plaza
“Plaza emblemática, con gran monumento realizado en el primer centenario de la Revolución de Mayo. Además cuenta con una de las pocas copias originales del pensador de Rodin. Espacio verde donde el pueblo supo y sabe manifestarse, aunque no se lo respete, ni escuche.”
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Government Building
“Address: Plaza de Mayo. Telephone: +54 11 444 3802. Monday to Sunday, 11am to 7pm.”
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Plaza
“Beautiful square to visit, to buy some regional stuff, good for tourists and to visit with the family on a weekend. Is a MUST if you are in Buenos Aires. Don't forget to drink something in the traditional bar in front of the square.”
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Park
“The Remembrance park is a public space situated in front of the Río de la Plata estuary in the northern end of the Belgrano section of Buenos Aires. It is a memorial to the victims of the 1976–83 military regime and holds breathtaking views of the city and the river”
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Historic Site
“The Cabildo de Buenos Aires was the site of Spain's colonial administration in the city. The building now houses the National Museum of the Cabildo and the May Revolution, and displays original artefacts and documents as well as interactive exhibits on the Spanish colonial era, the British invasions of 1806 and 1807, and the early days of independence. The museum was renovated in 2016, and now includes access to the former jail and more historic documents.”
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