Avenida 9 De Julio, Buenos Aires

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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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  • We went to the Avenue 9 de Julio, the more the world w. It was their Green good Greens and trees in flower... divine... and in the background the Obelisk... their sources, then we bend to make the guided visit to the teatro Colón
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  • It is worth visiting the night when all neons are lit and the city lights up. Super recommend!
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  • The largest Avenue of BA, somewhat resembles the AV. Paulista. Yields good pictures and an excellent view of the Obelisk.
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