Plaza San Martin, Buenos Aires

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A cool and lush oasis at the heart of town, timeless Plaza San Martin features green lawns and giant trees, national monuments, fountains, and historic buildings, including a 33-story Art Deco structure. This area of the city, which once served as a slave market, a military fort, and a bullring, gained its current appearance in 1936. French landscape architect Carlos Leon Thays designed the public walkways around the statue commemorating the nation's father, General San Martin. See the memorial to the young Argentineans who died in the Falklands War on the downhill side of the park. To visit Plaza San Martin and get the most from your holiday in Buenos Aires, create itinerary details personal to you using our Buenos Aires trip builder website .
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  • Monument of people who died in the Falklands war between Argentina and Britain, appeared by the time's guards.
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  • For those who get lost by the florida Street, just arriving in this beautiful square, which is about 4 streets after Pacific Gallery ... Near tb has the English Tower, another tourist point q close tb bus station of buenos aires.
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  • We went twice to the Plaza San Martin, the first wine of the Calle Florida, just went to meet and love your landscape and coziness. The second time was by means of a guided tour that magnified the beauty of the square and told us a lot about the story behind the buildings to your surroundings and monuments. We love!
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  • Lovely park near the Retiro bus and train terminals. Puerto Madero is a short walk from it. The Edificio Kavangh is next to it. This was built in 1936 and was the tallest building in Buenos Aires at the time.
  • Absolutely LOVE Plaza San Martin, one of my many favourite spots in Buenos Aires. Lits of places to sit and relax in the sun or under tje shade of the trees. Its always nice and clean
  • Nice park in the center of Buenos Aires. It has many benches with shade, an enclosed playground, and public art displayed. Busy but not too crowded. Close access to San Martin and Retiro Subte stop, Florida, and Puerto Madero.
  • Beautiful square right in the middle of the city. Don't forget to visit the Kavanagh Building and the Malvinas monument. Very close to the Retiro bus station and also to Florida street. This place is a must. From here take Libertador Av. and walk to Recoleta. At the top of the square is located the San Martín statue. Look around for the beautiful buildings around the square.
  • The way people connect with nature in this particular location is something magical. The tree, which is known as the oldest one, is something mesmerizing; The perfect place to go and relax and spend a beautiful day out in the open

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