16 Sights in Buenos Aires, Argentina (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 16 sights are available in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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1. José de San Martín

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José de San Martín

José Francisco de San Martín y Matorras, nicknamed "the Liberator of Argentina, Chile and Peru", was an Argentine general and the primary leader of the southern and central parts of South America's successful struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire who served as the Protector of Peru. Born in Yapeyú, Corrientes, in modern-day Argentina, he left the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata at the early age of seven to study in Málaga, Spain.

Wikipedia: José de San Martín (EN)

2. Museo Casa de Ricardo Rojas

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In 1927 Ricardo Rojas commissioned the construction of his house to the architect Ángel Guido, giving rise to the meeting of two protagonists of the national culture. Rojas asked that the construction be based on his book Eurindia, which proposed a new interpretation of American history. La Casa de Charcas at 2837, whose façade bears a strong resemblance to La Casa de Tucumán, was the writer's home from 1929 to 1957. It currently belongs to the National State, in response to Rojas' own request that the house be converted into a museum after his death and that of his wife.

Wikipedia: Casa de Ricardo Rojas (ES), Website

3. Alfonso Daniel Manuel Rodríguez Castelao

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Alfonso Daniel Manuel Rodríguez Castelao

Alfonso Daniel Manuel Rodríguez Castelao, commonly known as Castelao, was a Galician politician, writer, painter and doctor. He is one of the fathers of Galician nationalism, promoting Galician identity and culture, and was one of the main names behind the cultural movement Xeración Nós. He was also one of the founders and president of the Galicianist Party and had a great influence on the renovating group of Galician art known as Os renovadores. Castelao is considered to be the most important figure in Galician culture of the 20th century.

Wikipedia: Alfonso Daniel Rodríguez Castelao (EN)

4. Los primeros fríos

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Los primeros fríos

The First Colds is a monochromatic sculpture by Miguel Blay Fábregas, of which there are several versions, at least one carved in white marble and another in bronze, which was exhibited for the first time at the National Exhibition of Fine Arts in Madrid, in 1892. With this work, Blay broke with the traditional realist language that had been maintained throughout nineteenth-century sculpture. The marble version is in the MNAC in Barcelona while the bronze sculpture is in the Regional Museum of La Garrocha, in Olot.

Wikipedia: Los primeros fríos (ES)

5. Loba romana

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Loba romana

The Capitoline Wolf is a bronze sculpture depicting a scene from the legend of the founding of Rome. The sculpture shows a she-wolf suckling the mythical twin founders of Rome, Romulus and Remus. According to the legend, when King Numitor, grandfather of the twins, was overthrown by his brother Amulius in Alba Longa, the usurper ordered them to be cast into the Tiber River. They were rescued by a she-wolf that cared for them until a herdsman, Faustulus, found and raised them.

Wikipedia: Capitoline Wolf (EN)

6. Alferez José María Sobral

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Alferez José María Sobral

Alférez de Navío José María Sobral was an Argentine explorer, geologist, naval officer and author who rose to prominence by participating in the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (1901–1904) becoming the first Argentine to overwinter in Antarctica. Later he pursued studies at Uppsala University becoming the first Argentine to obtain a geology degree. Sobral worked briefly as ambassador to Norway in 1930 before returning to Argentina to work at YPF.

Wikipedia: José María Sobral (EN)

7. Plaza Italia

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Plaza Italia is a small park in the city of Buenos Aires in the barrio of Palermo on the confluence of Santa Fe Avenue and Avenida Sarmiento. Next to the plaza are the main entrances to the Zoo and the Botanical Gardens, and the la Rural Expo Center. The area is very busy with traffic, as it is a public transportation hub for the city.

Wikipedia: Plaza Italia, Buenos Aires (EN)

8. Museo del Holocausto

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The Holocaust Museum in Buenos Aires is intended to keep alive the memory of the Shoah and disseminate what happened during the genocide of the Jewish people to Argentine society, collecting an extensive archive of documents and personal objects donated by those who suffered persecution and immigrated from Europe.

Wikipedia: Museo del Holocausto (Buenos Aires) (ES), Website

9. Confitería El Molino

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The Confitería del Molino is an historical Art Nouveau style confitería (coffeehouse) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, located in front of the Palace of the National Congress and the Congressional Plaza, on the intersection of Callao and Rivadavia avenues in the barrio of Balvanera.

Wikipedia: Confitería del Molino (EN), Website

10. Plazoleta Maestro Quinquela Martín

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Plazoleta Maestro Quinquela Martín

Benito Quinquela Martín was an Argentine painter. Quinquela Martín is considered the port painter-par-excellence and one of the most popular Argentine painters. His paintings of port scenes show the activity, vigor and roughness of the daily life in the port of La Boca.

Wikipedia: Benito Quinquela Martín (EN)

11. Revolución de 1956

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Revolución de 1956

The Valle uprising was a civilian-military Peronist action led by Major General Juan José Valle on June 9, 1956, in order to overthrow the dictatorship calling itself the Liberating Revolution. The uprising is part of the broader process known as the Peronist Resistance.

Wikipedia: Levantamiento de Valle (ES)

12. Catedral Nuestra Señora del Patrocinio (Pokrov)

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The Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires is an eparchy of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, which uses the Byzantine Rite in the Ukrainian language, for its faithful in major immigration country Argentina.

Wikipedia: Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Santa María del Patrocinio in Buenos Aires (EN)

13. El Ateneo Grand Splendid

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El Ateneo Grand Splendid is a bookshop in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In 2008, The Guardian placed it as the second most beautiful bookshop in the world. In 2019, it was named the "world's most beautiful bookstore" by the National Geographic.

Wikipedia: El Ateneo Grand Splendid (EN), Website

14. Kilómetro Cero

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Kilometer zero is a monolith that symbolizes the starting point of Argentina's road network. It is located in Buenos Aires in Plaza Mariano Moreno, and not, as is erroneously believed, in its neighboring Plaza del Congreso.

Wikipedia: Argentina km 0 (ES)

15. Plaza Doctor Bernardo Houssay

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The Plaza Doctor Bernardo H. Houssay is a public green space of approximately one hectare that is located on the border of the Recoleta neighborhood with the Balvanera neighborhood, in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Wikipedia: Plaza Houssay (ES)

16. Club Español

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The Club Español is located at 172/78 Bernardo de Irigoyen Street, a few meters from the intersection of Avenida 9 de Julio and Avenida de Mayo, in the neighborhood of Monserrat, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Wikipedia: Club Español (Buenos Aires) (ES)


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