Belgrano neighborhood – Buenos Aires

The Belgrano neighborhood It is one of the most traditional and residential of Buenos Aires, with its own characteristics. Located in the northern part of the city, it is the link with the northern region of Greater Buenos Aires. Submit a architecture of stately mansions and characteristic petit-hotels of the late nineteenth century that coexist with modern apartment buildings.

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Designed by the architect French landscape painter Carlos Thais, its quiet streets and abundant trees, make Belgrano one of the ideal places to walk or go shopping on weekends.

We recommend that you visit the squares of the Belgrano canyons, which once reached the Río de la Plata. It hides a replica acquired from France of the Statue of Libertya beautiful terrace-gazebo that in other times had views of the river and a traditional Roundabout in which you can attend musical shows any Sunday morning.

Another treasure is the Manuel Belgrano Square, in the heart of the neighborhood, chaired by the statue of General Belgrano, which every weekend hosts a craft fair With more than 100 positions. Surrounded by the Church of the Immaculate Conception, known as “La Redonda”, for its circular plan, and the Sarmiento Historical Museum, dedicated to the former Argentine President.

But the commercial heart of Belgrano is the active Cabildo Avenue, crossed by the subway and countless bus lines, where stores of all kinds and leading brands are concentrated to meet the demand of the most demanding buyers. Other sites of interest to visit are the Museum of Spanish Art “Enrique Larreta”, on Juramento 2291 Street. On Arribeños Street a Eastern Quarter, where citizens of the Far East who offer a rich cultural and gastronomic offer live together. You can visit the Tchon Kuan Buddhist Temple. Access is through an arch brought from China.

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