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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  • A wonderful square with the monument to Gral San Martín as central point, beautiful view towards retirement and the Torre de los Ingleses. In spring the jacaranda blossoms are the maximum attraction...
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  • This square is located at the beginning of Florida Street, in the neighborhood of Retiro. The square is well cared for, clean and quite lively. There is a monument to Don José de San Martin and the monument to the fighters killed in the Falklands war.
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  • While it is very picturesque, its lighting is currently very poorly maintained. At night it is almost at zero, completely dark. He is compounded by dirt and broken sidewalks. A disappointment.
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  • It's really well taken care of. Has a great view and many architecture sightseeing
  • Lovely place to be on a sunny day. A green space on the center of the city. Good to visit also if there is a special exhibitions.
  • One of the most beautiful squares in Buenos Aires, with a gorgeous view and a lot of nice shops and buildings around
  • One of my favourite plazas in the city, even if you don't get to know the stories from a local expert, it is still lovely plaza to get to know. Situated at the end of the pedestrian shopping strip 'Florida'
  • Nice view of buenos aires

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