Barrio Norte, Buenos Aires

Rub elbows with the elite of the capital city in the well-to-do neighborhood of Barrio Norte. A yellow fever epidemic in 1871 in the the neighboring cities of San Telmo and Montserrat forced the most affluent families to relocate to this then up-and-coming neighborhood. Soon afterward, highrise apartments and comfortable rowhouses began to pop up everywhere, leading to the development of the city's most affluent neighborhood. The main street, Sante Fe Avenue, became known as an upscale shopping promenade for the middle class. Today the shopping and historic buildings attract many visitors. Make Barrio Norte a part of your Buenos Aires vacation plans using our Buenos Aires online journey builder .
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  • The North District includes the neighborhoods of Recoleta and Palermo, Belgrano. There are many tourist attractions and is very pleasant to walk through the region.
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  • A better income and neighborhood with more tourist attractions. Good to stay if you are visiting the city for the first time
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  • Ideal for a walk, there are shops, cafes and Grove. It is not the District more beautiful city but every neighborhood has its charm. Many families live there, schools, supermarkets, banks and everything you need for an afternoon of hiking and relaxing city
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