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This elegant thoroughfare is one of the streets bordering the historic and cosmopolitan city center.more
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
El Centro (Downtown)
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All reviews cafe tortoni the congress de julio beautiful boulevard major street pink house wide street palacio barolo nice walk other attractions few blocks stroll architecture congresso parliament trees parade
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This avenue connect Plaza de Mayo with Plaza Congreso, Casa Rosada with the Parliament. This is a piece of Madrid in Buenos Aires. Nice for a walk and drink a coffe in Cafe Tortoni

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Gustavo M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking down this avenue is like walking in Europe's yesteryear streets with striking architectural buildings. As you are looking up, don't forget to look down, as the city's tile sidewalks have little maintenance.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank DBP55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Strolling through the massive San Telmo market on a Sunday brought us to Avenida de Mayo section where we discovered La de Trini gluten free stall... OMG what a great place to discover if coeliac. The range of cakes and croissants and other savouring treats...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MartinG9833
Reviewed 10 September 2019

Avenida de Mayo is a beautiful Avenue connecting the House of Government or Pink House with Congress, and hosting the famous Cafe Tortoni.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank guidoc856
Reviewed 11 August 2019

A street of many large beautiful buildings (likely mostly condos and apartments) of the 19th and early 20th century. Some sections have shops and restaurants. We walked it from Plaza de Mayo to the parliament buildings.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 19 July 2019 via mobile

This was an amazing historic parade of gauchos July, 16. The gaucho has long been a symbol of deep national pride for Argentina. Home to more than 150,000 gauchos, it is the only country that harbours their traditional wholesome lifestyle; nomadic horsemen wearing a uniform...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 6 June 2019

Great time walking around BA. Great City in South America, transportations (Bus and Subway) very easy to use, restaurats in Executive Menu great deal, places to visit and helpfull people

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Hitomi N
Reviewed 2 May 2019 via mobile

My husband and I were walking along here from plaza de Mayo to the Congress building. It was labour day and was very quiet with few people and cars on the streets. We were walking at 2pm on a Wednesday and a man pushed my...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank H4z311
Reviewed 22 March 2019

The perfect place to people watch and stroll, a whole afternoon can be spent here, Return the next day and realise what you missed the first time.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 6 March 2019 via mobile

Lined on either side with fabulous buildings, this tree lined street is at the centre of the city. Steeped in the citys’ history it leads down to the palace. At Carnaval time it is restricted to traffic, which is replaced with costumed performers and party...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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