Buenos Aires - Retiro, Recoleta & Barrio Norte (Chapter)
This is the Retiro, Recoleta & Barrio Norte chapter from Lonely Planet's Buenos Aires guidebook.
Exclusive Retiro is one of the ritziest neighborhoods in Buenos Aires. Giant mansions, art deco apartments and other landmark buildings characterize this area. Full of lush parks, grand monuments, French architecture and wide avenues, Recoleta is also famous for the elegant sarcophagi in Cementerio de la Recoleta.
- tour the opulent mansion Palacio Paz, once Argentina’s largest private residence
- check out the amazing silverwork at Museo de Arte Hispanoamericano Isaac Fernández Blanco
- find the perfect hand-made souvenir at Feria Plaza Francia
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping. and a Neighborhood Walk: Death, Art & Shopping.
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