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  • Average13%
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16 May 2018
“Neighbourhood ”
1 Feb 2018
“Green area of Buenos Aires ”
Popular for daytime picnics, nature walks and evening strolls, this auspicious neighborhood is home to a number of lush gardens and a zoo.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Buenos Aires 1425, Argentina
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 September 2008

If you’re familiar with New York, Palermo Viejo (and its area of Palermo Soho) is like a Soho/Williamsburg merge. It’s chic, it’s young, it’s a mecca for hip, bohemian fashionistas. The streets are lined with beautiful arching trees (gorgeous!) and of course the ubiquitous dog...More

23  Thank UrbanOdyssey
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 May 2014

I find a lot of the BA neighborhood reviews to be off base and this is no exception. Based on the limited tourist time one has, this area did not live up to the reviews here. They call this Palermo SOHO also. There is nothing...More

4  Thank NomadLifer
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Very pretty neighborhood to walk around in. There are a lot of things to do and see near this part of town. Ideally located. Safe and clean to walk around.

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

This is pretty neighbourhood here. The buildings are old and Grand.The trees lining the street beautiful and gives shade.

Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

We walked through this area on our way back from a visit to the Belles Artes museum (great place), taking advantage where possible of the shade afforded by the many trees. Another pleasant part of Palermo.

1  Thank One_of_the_BOFs
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We walked here all the way from San Telmo and had pretty high expectations but didn't really see anything too exciting.

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a pleasant place to walk in BsAs. A working class neighborhood turned into a hot spot for restaurants and shopping. Spend an afternoon here walking around.

Thank Clevlander
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Palermo is cool. Palermo is hippy.Palermo is very artistic. Is not in the centre of the city, but you have the tube station ( plaza Italia) is a nice place to stay and to book your hotel. it s full of shop selling artisan stuff,...More

Thank Mica72
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Well, I live in Canada, but I'm from Buenos Aires. Palermo Viejo is one of the neighbourhood with its own character. Walk the touristic areas, but also walk the not comercial streets. Porteños are very friendly people. Learn the basics words in Spanish, but with...More

1  Thank David P
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Palermo viejo is a beautiful neighborhood in Buenos Aires, plaza Armenia is an amazing area to have lunch in a sunny day, all the restaurants have tables outside. You can find the best argentinian brands in this area, if you are into fashion this is...More

Thank Ayelen Sol R
Reviewed 29 December 2015

The neighborhood has lots of restaurants and stores, but nothing too fancy. There are lots of cheesy bars around, probably for teenagers or you adults in their early 20's. I was warned by a local not to walk around with my mobile or any jewelry...More

Thank Narikawa
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Beautiful tree lined streets. Lots of activities all of the time. Very safe. Excellent restaurants and hotels. Friendly people. I love this neighborhood as I can simply immerse myself into the life of Buenos Aires without feeling like a tourist.

Thank Chris M
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Best known as the largest neighbourhood in Buenos
Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters,
each with its own unique identity. The high-end
quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent
mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment
buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American
Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favourite amongst
locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de
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