Buenos Aires - Retiro (PDF Chapter)

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Retiro is a compact neighborhood most easily seen on foot. Wander around the Plaza San Martín area or join the crowds on pedestrian Calle Florida and follow it into the Center; Reconquista, another pedestrian street, is perfect for a lunch or coffee break.

  • wander around the grand Plaza San Martín and get an eyeful of the impressive surrounding buildings
  • maps
  • tour the opulent Palacio Paz, once Argentina’s largest private residence
  • transport
  • check out the amazing silverwork at the under-the-radar Museo de Arte Hispanoamericano Isaac Fernández Blanco
  • restaurants & bars

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

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