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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  • This Avenue deserves a script itself, leaving the Casa Rosada and the Congress. You go through several points of interest (Café Tortoni, Barolo Palace etc.) and can enjoy historic buildings of different architectures. Worth a stop at the café Los 36 Billares.
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  • In addition to having several nice restaurants and cafes along the promenade, is she what happens several parties for population. During my visit I had the good fortune to join the party of 100 years of samba, in the opening month of the immigrants. It was really cool!
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  • They may Avendida buildings have beautiful architecture from the plaza de Mayo to Congress square. A guided tour at the palacio Barolo, search schedules of visits can be made.
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