Avenida de Mayo, Buenos Aires

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As you stroll along the tree-lined Avenida de Mayo you might want to remind yourself that you're still in Buenos Aires, not Paris or Madrid. The famous avenue boasts a distinctly European atmosphere, often compared to La Gran Via or Le Champs-Elysees thanks to its high-end shopping and cafe culture. Check out the stores nestled in the avenue's Art Nouveau and Neoclassic buildings to browse through some top fashion or memorable souvenirs. Pop in for a drink at charming Cafe Tortoni, whose wood-lined walls have welcomed customers since 1858. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Avenida de Mayo by using our Buenos Aires trip builder.
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  • August 15, 2017
    I didn't spend long enough on this Avenue but the time I did was thoroughly enjoyable for reasons that are hard to articulate. But if you like lovely broad streets with interesting places punctuating ...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Spanish Grand Avenue was taken as a reference, and they began to build different monumental buildings along the route. It begins in the Plaza de Mayo and ends in the Plaza del Congreso. Many facades are recovering and there is a mix of restaurants and cafes with lots of history and other more current.
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  • August 8, 2017
    Great Avenue to do a walk and at the end of the tour go to the famous Café Tortoni is on the same Avenue.
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