Avenida 9 De Julio, Buenos Aires
(4.1/5 based on 2,800+ reviews on the web)
Touted as the widest street in the world, Avenida 9 De Julio cuts through the heart of the city and offers access to some of its major landmarks. The street's name commemorates Argentina's Independence Day, July 9, 1816. Modeled after Champs Elysees, the urban highway boasts seven lanes of traffic in each direction and measures 140 m (459 ft) across. Enjoy a stroll down the avenue, or test your nerves by trying to cross the monster street in Buenos Aires' typically hectic traffic. The area is worth visiting during both daytime and evening hours, but be aware of pickpockets after dark. Make Avenida 9 De Julio part of your personalized Buenos Aires itinerary using our Buenos Aires family vacation planner.
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  • The main avenue of the city, and also the widest, you arrive to the Airport (Aeroparque) and falls on her, goes to the sights and passes through it. Is the Avenue of the Obelisk and is there is also the Teatro Colon, among other tourist attractions. Has a bus lane and there are entrances to the subway.
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  • A noisy and population density in Buenos Aires but have to be seen and experienced to get a view of the city
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  • I read once this avenue is the wide and large in the world, and no I doubt it since cross it is a challenge, this avenue is home to the Obelisk international simobolo of Argentina, is a marvailla walk along that Avenue, and see how urban life around.
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