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Address: Buenos Aires, Argentina
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The artsy neighborhood of Buenos Aires.

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Bustling downtown center of Argentine commerce

Sort of like walking in downtown New York City with suits everywhere scurrying around to and from work. But it also is site of some interesting museums, the Florida... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Sort of like walking in downtown New York City with suits everywhere scurrying around to and from work. But it also is site of some interesting museums, the Florida walking/shopping street, the Casa Rosada, Plaza de Mayo and much more. A great way to start our 5 days in Buenos Aires

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The Microcentro area has almost everything you'll need. From restaurants and coffee shops, to banks, money changers and travel agents. It also has some cool churches and other interesting pieces of architecture in it.

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Rio de Janeiro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

As a pretty frequent traveler to Buenos Aires, I was, for the first time ever, disappointed and actually felt sad. What is happening to this beautiful city? I stayed six days close to Microcentro and daily walked the narrow streets of Suipachu, Maipu or Florida. The streets were so full of carbage. There were areas smelling of human feces and... More 

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kent
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

A delightful part of the city centre to walk around, full of good architceture and old style shops and placs to eat.

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Lima Region, Peru
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Microcentro has incredible constructions, you can walk all downtown from monday to monday, bring your camera!!

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

The microcentro of Buenos Aires contains a high density of tourist attractions and is best visited as part of an independent walking tour of the city. I agree that the suburb as a whole is a bit dirty and unsightly in parts - but that's because it's not designed for tourists. I disagree with the statement that it is unsafe... More 

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Reviewed 25 October 2015

October 20th - 2015 - Walking along the avenues and alleys of the microcentro at 2 pm and 2 am may lead to completely opposite feelings and impressions. During the day the streets teem with tourists, workers and suited up businessmen, and it's enless list of cafes, restaurants and bars offer any kind of delicacy. At night everything is closed... More 

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Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

The worse place in Buenos Aires if you are a tourist. You don't have anything to do in microcentro unless you work there during the day. during the night is dangerous.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

Microcentro in Buenos Aires, Argentina was probably one of my favorite places to be while I was there. I studied abroad in Argentina for 6 months in 2013 during the winter and spring seasons. Even in the cold whipping winter winds, I still loved walking downtown. Once you get to Avenida 9 de Julio, on one side is old Buenos... More 

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Reviewed 23 May 2015

This isn't my favorite part of Buenos Aires; it isn't a place to visit at night. It gives me a sense of claustrophobia because there is concrete everywhere. There is too much garbage lying around, and the walls are painted with graffiti. I can only recommend visiting here once.

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Immersed in the sound of honking horns and the footsteps of busy office workers, the Microcentro area of San Nicolás is where visitors will encounter the true hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, walking down streets lined with office buildings and banks. The financial district is well-known for its vibrant atmosphere and unstoppable rhythm during office hours. After dark, the hubbub and migrates to Corrientes Ave., where theatre lovers might start their evening at a play and end it in one of the many traditional pizzerias nearby. During the day, Corrientes is known for its many bookshops and classic cafés, which are located just minutes away from some famous landmarks, like the Obelisco, Avenida 9 de Julio, and the Teatro Colon.
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