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Plaza de Mayo, Buenos Aires

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One of the city's main squares, Plaza de Mayo has long served as a hub for protests, activism, and political activity in the capital. Originally laid out in the late 16th century, the square features palm trees, gardens, and grassy stretches, all surrounded by historical buildings. The year 1810 saw the start of the nation's revolution against Spain begin here, and you'll likely see some sort of march or rally during your visit. Do take the opportunity to inspect the white obelisk in the center, a commemoration of the country's first year of independence from Spain. Make Plaza de Mayo part of your personalized Buenos Aires itinerary using our Buenos Aires trip builder.
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  • It is worth walking in Plaza de Mayo. The Casa Rosada, the Cabildo, the Cathedral. It is compulsory to pass the Puerto Madero or the Feria de San Telmo, coming from Florida or the 9 de Julio.
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  • Perhaps the place that holds more history of the country, I say this thinking of the amount of times by different circumstances that it has lived in the country to concentrate millions of Argentines. Epicenter of joys and tensions that have lived in this country. Without place to doubts that vale it penalty walk it and stop is in each corner for appreciate its beauty and it of them buildings historical that it surround, the Cathedral, the Cabildo, the House pink, the building of the Government of the city and the Bank nation. Worth a visit and dedicate your time to vivenciarla.
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  • History, it's no big deal, Nice meeting, saying it was in the tourist spot. Don't miss more than half an hour.
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  • Central plaza in Buenos Aires with views on the Casa rosada and other historic buildings.
  • Very historic plaza where the Casa Rosada is located and where people congregate to visit or to protest. Definitely a place to visit.
  • A beautiful place to take a walk and see buildings like the Casa Rosada and the Metropolitan Cathedral. From there, you are very close to many of the most visited streets of Buenos Aires, so it's a good location to stop and decide where to go next as well.
  • Sitio histórico
  • Go see the Casa Rosada