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Avenida de Mayo

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Address: Buenos Aires, Argentina
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This elegant thoroughfare is one of the streets bordering the historic and...

This elegant thoroughfare is one of the streets bordering the historic and cosmopolitan city center.

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Excellent Spanish avenue

A typical avenue in Buenos Aires. In visiting this avenue you feel you are in Madrid. One of the most theatres is located on this avenue, Teatro Avenida. Also Café Tortoni, the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 September 2016
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Much type about this street, but I didn't think it was worth the walk from my hotel across the street from Recoleta Cemetery. There's a big Carrefour supermarket on Avenida de Mayo, and if you cross over Avenida 9 de Mayo, seek out the famous Cafe Tortoni, if only to take pictures outside.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

A typical avenue in Buenos Aires. In visiting this avenue you feel you are in Madrid. One of the most theatres is located on this avenue, Teatro Avenida. Also Café Tortoni, the most famous coffee shop in Buenos Aires which has been visited by many famous people from other countries as well as form Argenitna, famous writers, presidents, politicians, actors,... More 

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Florida Keys, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

You cannot miss the paellas here I loved the fact that you can eat food from spain and the classical and wonderful paella

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Traditionals old bars from the begining of the XX century, old spanish style in architecture, and the conection between Pink house and Parliament, full of beautifull trees, and in the very heart of down town.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Along with 9 de Julio, it is one of the most lively avenues of Buenos Aires. It connects the city with the Casa Rosada, and contains several stores and restaurants (like the well known Café Tortoni). It is also a place where you can take all of the metro lines to adventure in other parts of the city. A truly... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

This Avenue is lines with trees beginning at the Casa Rosada and ending near the Congress on the other end near the Plaza de Mayo.It's a wonderful leisurely stroll past many shops,cafes,vendors and artisans.I have walked it several times on various trips.Always enjoyable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Buenos Aires is a magic city and the elixir of its enchantment is on its streets and its people. Avenida de Mayo is the bear bone of the republic and its culture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

It is an avenue "Madrid Style". In good weather and if you want to do some calorie burning after those steak dinners, walk from Congreso to Casa Rosada. Look upwards, past the shops at street level. Reminiscences of old Madrid !

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

you can't go to BS AS without visit Avenida De Mayo is one of the main street, there you can find the Caffe' Tortoni a very charming old cafe, next to Academia de Tango, where there are very good teachers. Avenida de Mayo is full of nice pizzerias and it very bubbly

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Mostly the different people in the area add the entertainment value. Not all of the locals appear to be friendly , I'll add. Stroll away from the various daily movements . But very interesting to observe .

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Montserrat
As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires, Montserrat is defined by the historical events that took place there and the landmarks that have stood the test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of this connection to history: countless public demonstrations have passed through this square, going back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos Aires may have looked like in the past: the Cabildo takes us back to the late 16th century, while the Palacio Barolo and the traditional cafés carry us to the early 20th. Nowadays, the neighbourhood is inundated every day by office workers, buses, and taxis; still, the cobblestones, narrow sidewalks, and subway stations from the 1910s remind us that we are surrounded by history everywhere we look.
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