21 Sights in Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 21 sights are available in Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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1. Plaza Ramón J. Cárcano

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Plaza Ram ó n J. Carcano is a green space located in the Recollecta district of Buenos Aires as part of the traditional Recollecta promenade. It is delineated by President Quintana Avenue, Alvear Avenue and Presidents Ortiz and Haido Streets. He received the title in 1967 in memory of Ram ó n Jos é Carcano, a long-time conservative politician who served as governor of Cordoba province. Initially, the square was given vague restrictions, which were corrected by a decree only three months later. Initially, the space also included what is now the square Juan Xxiii, until its boundaries were defined in 1975.

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2. Museo Casa de Ricardo Rojas

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In 1927, Ricardo Rojas commissioned the architect Angel Guido to build his house, giving way to the meeting between the two protagonists of the national culture. Rojas asked for the building to be based on his book Eurindia, which offers a new interpretation of American history. Puddles' house, which dates back to 2837, looks very similar to Tucum á n's and was the writer's home from 1929 to 1957. It currently belongs to the state in response to Rojas' own request to turn the house into a museum after the deaths of him and his wife.

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3. Cementerio de la Recoleta

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La Recoleta Cemetery is a cemetery located in the Recoleta neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It contains the graves of notable people, including Eva Perón, presidents of Argentina, Nobel Prize winners, the founder of the Argentine Navy, and military commanders like Julio Argentino Roca. In 2011, the BBC hailed it as one of the world's best cemeteries, and in 2013, CNN listed it among the 10 most beautiful cemeteries in the world.

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4. El Pensador

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The Thinker is a bronze sculpture by Auguste Rodin, usually placed on a stone pedestal. The work depicts a nude male figure of heroic size sitting on a rock. He is seen leaning over, his right elbow placed on his left thigh, holding the weight of his chin on the back of his right hand. The pose is one of deep thought and contemplation, and the statue is often used as an image to represent philosophy.

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5. Teatro Colón

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The Teatro Colón is the main opera house in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is considered one of the ten best opera houses in the world by National Geographic. According to a survey carried out by the acoustics expert Leo Beranek among leading international opera and orchestra directors, the Teatro Colón has the room with the best acoustics for opera and the second best for concerts in the world.

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6. Palacio Barolo

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Palacio Barolo is a landmark office building, located at 1370 Avenida de Mayo, in the neighborhood of Montserrat, Buenos Aires, Argentina. It stood as Buenos Aires' tallest building for more than a decade until the construction of the Kavanagh Building in 1936. Its twin brother, Palacio Salvo, is a building designed and erected in Eclectic style, built by the same architect in Montevideo.

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7. Torre de los Ingleses

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Torre Monumental, formerly known as Torre de los Ingleses, is a clock tower located in the barrio (district) of Retiro in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is situated in the Plaza Fuerza Aérea Argentina by San Martín Street and Avenida del Libertador. It was a gift from the local British community to the city in commemoration of the centennial of the May Revolution of 1810.

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8. Plazoleta Julián Besteiro

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Julián Besteiro Fernández was a Spanish socialist politician, elected to the Cortes Generales and in 1931 as Speaker of the Constituent Cortes of the Spanish Republic. He also was elected several times to the town council of Madrid. During the same period, he was a university professor of philosophy and logic, and dean of the department at the University of Madrid.

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9. Plaza Barrancas de Belgrano

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Plaza Barrancas de Belgrano DesconocidoUnknown author / Public domain

It is known as Belgrano Barrancas to some slope lands that currently make up Barrancas Plaza de Belgrano, in the Belgrano neighborhood of the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The parking of the Barrancas was designed in 1892 by the French landscape architect Charles Thays, who also parking the Tres de February Park and the main squares of the city at that time.

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10. Plazoleta del Mercado Modelo

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Plazoleta del Mercado Modelo desconocido (AGN) / Public domain

The model market was a shopping center that was in front of the Plaza Lorea in Buenos Aires. Its short existence ended with the opening of May Avenue, when it was demolished. In 1883 the new model was inaugurated, at the corner of Sarmiento and Montevideo streets, which worked until its demolition in 1889. Today its place is occupied by the Paseo La Plaza.

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11. Soldado del Ejército Argentino

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Soldado del Ejército Argentino Unknown / Public domain

The Argentine Army is the land armed force branch of the Armed Forces of the Argentine Republic and the senior military service of Argentina. Under the Argentine Constitution, the president of Argentina is the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces, exercising his or her command authority through the Minister of Defense.

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12. Plaza Monserrat

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Monserrat or Montserrat is a neighbourhood in the east of the Buenos Aires CBD. The district features some of the most important public buildings in Buenos Aires, including city hall, the city legislature, Casa Rosada, the Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires and the Libertador Building, among others.

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13. Plaza del Congreso

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Congressional Plaza is a public park facing the Argentine Congress in Buenos Aires. The plaza is part of a 3 hectare open space comprising three adjoining plazas to the east of the Congress building. The Kilometre Zero for all Argentine National Highways is marked on a milestone at the Plaza.

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14. Monumento a los Caídos en Malvinas

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Monumento a los Caídos en Malvinas Schummy / Public domain

The Monumento a los caídos en Malvinas is a cenotaph in Plaza San Martín, in Buenos Aires, dedicated to the 649 Argentine soldiers who were killed in the Falklands War. The inscription reads La nación también rinde homenaje a los que guardan en su cuerpo o memoria las huellas del combate.

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15. Plaza Guardia de Infantería

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Plaza Guardia de Infantería DesconocidoUnknown author / Public domain

The building of the Central Department of the Argentine Federal Police is the headquarters of that police force, located in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is considered a National Historic Monument by the National Commission of Monuments, Places and Historical Assets.

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16. Parque La Isla de la Paternal

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La Paternal or Paternal is a neighborhood or district in the centre of Buenos Aires city, Argentina. It was founded in 1904 by a city decree (decreto) and was named 'La Paternal' after the train station in the neighbourhood, a former industrial zone.

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17. Plaza Roma

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Rome Square is a green public space located in the center of the city with good air. Located on the axis of Leandro Avenue n. Alem and a high-density building area, the glazed tower of the company's office stands out.

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18. Museo Nacional de Arte Oriental

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The National Museum of Oriental Art (MNAO) is an Argentine museum located in the city of Buenos Aires. Its objective is to preserve and disseminate the material productions of Asian, African and Oceanic cultures.

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19. Casa Mínima

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In Buenos Aires, Argentina is known as the lowest residence located at 380 St. Lawrence Passage near San Telmo. It is only 2.3 meters wide and 13 meters deep, which has the narrowest characteristics in the city.

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20. Centro Cultural Islámico Rey Fahd

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The Islamic Cultural Center "Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd in Argentina" is a mosque and center for Islamic culture located in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is named after King Fahd of Saudi Arabia.

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21. Kilómetro Cero

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Zero km is a huge rock, symbolizing the starting point of Argentina's road network. It sits in the fine air of brown Marianne Place, rather than the adjacent Capitol Square, as people mistakenly believe.

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