Buenos Aires - Recoleta & Barrio Norte (PDF Chapter)

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Buenos Aires - Recoleta & Barrio Norte (PDF Chapter)

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Recoleta’s main attractions are concentrated around the cemetery. Nearby is the impressive Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes and just beyond is the landmark flower sculpture Floralis Genérica. From here you can walk to Palermo’s fancy MALBA museum and green parks.

  • wander among the tombs in the astonishing Cementerio de la Recoleta where, in death as in life, generations of the Argentine elite rest in ornate splendor
  • maps
  • catch a concert, film or theatrical performance or see an exhibition at the excellent Centro Cultural Recoleta
  • transport
  • indulge in afternoon tea at the Alvear Palace Hotel’s beautiful, flower-filled Orangerie
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.

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