Surrounded by the Casa Rosada, the Cabildo and the city’s main cathedral, Plaza de Mayo is the place where Argentines gather in vehement protest or jubilant celebration. At the center is the Pirámide de Mayo, a white obelisk built to mark the first anniversary of independence from Spain. If you…
The political heart of the country. Historic Plaza de Mayo is where the cabildo, the Pink House and the Cathedral of BA are. From there you can walk to San Telmo through Defensa street, the first street of the city.
Plaza de Mayo Square It is the oldest square in Buenos Aires . Its location was determined in the 2nd foundation of the city, in 1580. It is surrounded by historical and governmental buildings, such as the Cabildo, the Casa Rosada (National Government seat,) the Palace of the Government of…
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.
“Casa Rosada (Pink House) the President seat here during government operations, is next to the Plaza de Mayo where you can also see the Cabildo an many other historical city attractions. Take the subway in Callao (Line D) to Catedral Station (is a short ride), or you can walk there (25min - 2.3km).”
“Walk or bike across the famous bridge and along the waterways with historic brick buildings. On weekends the area is packed with Portenos out for a walk and dining. There are many restaurants to enjoy. The Reserva Ecologica is accessible from the northern end.”
“This is a very interesting shopping mall. Modeled after the great Italian arcade Gallerias Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan, the building was commissioned exclusively for Le Bon Marche. It was originally constructed in the 1890’s as the Buenos Aires headquarters for the Parisian department store. The mall is inside a lovely Beaux Arts building in downtown Buenos Aires.”
“Main attraction of Buenos Aires. The Obelisk was the new icon 100 years ago when the city decided to take a full block lenght perpendicular to the river in order to create avenues and a better connection from north to south. This was the time Buenos Aires started to build the first Subway in the world along with New York.”
“In the La Boca neighborhood, this famous street is known as the birthplace of tango. It's a tourist's haven with a fun, sprawling artisan market and restaurants. Enjoy views of the docks and be sure to visit the PROA museum nearby. ”