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Forests and lakes

1.Botanical Garden
Avenida Santa Fe 3951 (y Av Las Heras)
this unique garden of ethyl in the country. Covering an area of 8 hectares, more than 6,000 species of plants, decorated with sculptures and fountains. It is considered one of the best works of landscape architect Carlos Thays.

2. Buenos Aires Zoo
Av Las Heras y Av Sarmiento
A recreational place, one of the favorite activities for locals and tourists. The exotic blends of tropical rainforest with different species of animals, aquariums and farms, with the greatest works of art in the world. For example, we can name: the post and reply to the Triumph Arch of Titus in Rome, the Palace of the Elephants who plays the Temple of the Goddess in Mumbai Nimaschi Chapel, the Temple of Vesta, in a circle, with 16 Corinthian columns is similar to that of Rome, replicas of works of the Italian Canova, the 'Girl with Flowers, Mono Passani fallen, and a female figure carved by the sculptor argentina Lola Mora.

3. Rural Argentine Society (SRA)
Av Sarmiento and Santa Fe
45.000m2 sites where every year is organized and conducted one of the largest agricultural fairs in the world, "La Rural". It also boasts 120 years of experience and four conference rooms.

4. Monument to the Spanish
Avenida del Libertador and Avenue Sarmiento
A work that took a long time to finish because there were many obstacles that forced them to delay the work. Was finally completed on May 25, 1927. It was a gift from the Spanish in the city to commemorate the centenary of the May Revolution. Although his original name was "The Magna Carta and the Four Argentine Regions', today known as The Monument to the Spaniards.

5. Germany Square
Avenida del Libertador, Avenida Casares, Castex and Cavia.
Designed by Carlos Plaza Tahys, contains various works of art, including the source of "Wealth Agropecuaria Argentina" donated by the German community in 1910 in honor of the centennial of the May Revolution and the source of lava Rome (soft rock) Carrara marble and bronze, which was built by the sculptor Adolfo Bredow.

6. Japanese Garden
Carlos Casares and Avenida Figueroa Alcorta Avenue.
A garden with waterfalls, bridges, multicolored fish brought from Japan, tea houses and a space for meditation. It is an area that plays the beautiful Japanese gardens in Buenos Aires. Are also organized in the garden exhibitions and workshops on Japanese art.

7. Persian Column
Avenida Figueroa Alcorta and Avenida Sarmiento
It is a replica of the columns of the Palace of Persepolis, which was established between the IV and V centuries BC by Dario and Jerjes. Was given by the Iranian government to the city of Buenos Aires. Column nineteen feet high, and two head of cattle at the tip.

8.  Tres de Febrero Park
Avenida del Libertador and Avenue Sarmiento
The name of the park is in memory of the Battle of Caseros, which took place February 3. Its opening was created and promoted by President Domingo Perón on November 11, 1875.
Oldendorf Ernesto, Fernando Mauduit Wysocky and Jordan were in charge of its construction, which was completed in July 1876 by Dormal. Carlos Thays was in charge of the reform and expansion between 1892 and 1913.
It is in this park where the monument on Little Red Riding Hood is located, created by Jean Carlus, bought by the City of Buenos Aires in 1937.
Moreover, between 1895 and 1910 it was the most popular place at night in Buenos Aires, as it was where we found the milongas.

9. Planetarium Galileo Galilei
Av Belisario Roldán and Av Sarmiento
A building that tells the story of the universe through a device 5 meters high and 2.5 tons with about one hundred projectors and a cylindrical shell with independent projectors for the moon, the sun and the planets visible to the naked eye (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn) and two areas at the ends projecting 8900 stars. This impressive and detailed projection can be seen in its circular room of 20 meters in diameter, which has 360 seats.
The Planetarium is surrounded by gardens and a lake in which the sculpture is Surprised, the Italian Nicholas A. Ferrari and a monolith in honor of the Polish scientist Nicholas Copernicus.
It was here where he played the first football match in Argentina on June 29, 1867, in which the team faced the Buenos Aires Cricket Club and the crew of the British warship Mumbai.

10. Lakes
Av Infanta Isabel and Av Araola
Palermo lakes were formed artificially, due to the removal of land to build the railroad embankments. The surrounding beautiful and dense forest tipas, eucalyptus, and ombú logging. Besides offering the possibility to hire rowing boats or pedal. Just a few meters from the lakes are the Museo Eduardo Sívori (Infanta Isabel 555), the oldest in the city with a heritage of over four thousand five hundred works of art among Argentine sculptures, tapestries and important collections of drawings and engravings.

11. Argentine Racecourse of Palermo
To Avenida del Libertador 4100
Opened in 1876. Built on an area of sixty acres, has three tracks, two for training and a license to the races and championships. Racetrack is considered as one of the best tracks in the world.
On the day of its inauguration, more than ten thousand spectators attended to witness the triumph of slipping in the first race.

12. Rose Garden
Avenida Infanta Isabel, Iraola and President P. Montt
The Rose Garden is the heart of the Parque Tres de Febrero. Created by the landscaper Carlos Thays in 1914.
Among its various attractions are: the Andalusian Patio (built in 1929 and given by the Spanish city of Seville), Glorieta (indoor climbing roses) and the White Bridge (a magnificent wooden building facing the lake). In addition, the center of the Rose Garden is located the Garden of the Poets, in which we can see the busts of William Shakespeare, Alfonsina Storni, Dante Alighieri, Federico García Lorca, Antonio Machado and Jorge Luis Borges, among others.

Palermo Chico:

1. Channel 7
Figueroa Alcorta y Tagle
Opened in 1978 by the military dictatorship, long before the'78 World Cup that took place in Argentina. It is the home of the only national television channel state and the country was ending the transfer of the Channel 7 studios.
Compared to the studies are located in Chile's embassy, which opened in 1969 and created by architects and Bouchard Etchenique.

2. Barrio Parque
Between Avenida del Libertador, Tagle, and Judge Tedín Salguero
CRAL Thays was in charge of the layout and organize the neighborhood of Palermo Chico. His idea was to create a neighborhood street curves and irregular, with abundant green areas.

3. Monument "El Arquero de San Sebastián"
Del Libertador and R. Mariscal Castilla
Work of Alberto Lagos. Represents an archer trying to break his bow repented after being involved in the torture of San Sebastian Catholic preacher at the time of Emperor Diocesano.

4. San Martin Institute
Plaza Grand Bourg
Founded in 1933. It is a copy of the house of the General San Martin in Grand Bourg, France. At its entrance you can see the only monument that shows a calendar of Saint Martin and the elderly.

5. Victoria Ocampo House and Embassy of Belgium.
Rufino Elizalde 2831
Built in 1929 by Alejandro Bustillo, and Victoria Ocampo. Today the house belongs to the, National Endowment for the Arts.
Front of it is the embassy of Belgium, built in 1930 Alejandro Bustillo.

6. Plaza Chile and its sculptures
Del Libertador and Castile
The square cuenat with works created in memory and honor of the Chilean ecritores and Nobel prize winners, Gabriela Mistral and Pablo Neruda, the general O 'Higgins, who fought for independence for Chile and the general partners of Saint Martin.

7. National Museum of Decorative Art
Avenida del Libertador 1902
Built in 1911 by Rene Sergent. From a neoclassical style, which displays furniture, sculptures, porcelain, glass, paintings and tapestries from eastern Europe and the fourteenth century to the twentieth century.

8.Popular art museumJosé Hernández
Avenida del Libertador 2373
Folk Art Museum, where you can see traditional and contemporary crafts as: bone, gourd, wood, steel to textiles, glass, musical instruments.

9.  Alcorta Palace
Avenida Figueroa Alcorta 3301
Built in 1927 by Mario Palanti. The ground floor is dedicated to the Museo Renault, one of the most prestigious in the city, which also display wonderful car, it offers bar, restaurant, rooms for events. In the rest of the floors are offices and homes.

10. Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (Malba)
Avenida Figueroa Alcorta 3415
Museum of more than 200 works of art of great value, we can highlight the culaes to Frida Kahlo, Wifredo Lam, Roberto Matta, Diego Rivera, Joaquín Torres-García, Antonio Berni, Emiliano Di Cavalcanti, Jorge de la Vega, do Tarsila Amaral, Pedro Figari, Lygia Clark, Helio Oiticica, Liliana Porter, Guillermo Kuitca, Jose Bedia Valdés, among others.
Gustavo Atelman, Martín Fourcade and Alfredo Tapia were responsible for the design and construction of the museum.

Palermo Viejo, Soho and Hollywood

1. Italy Square
Santa Fe at 4000
One of the most moving in the city. Where we find the Italian revolutionary Giuseppe Garibaldi Monument and from which horse-drawn carriages for tourist rides.

2. Jorge Luis Borges Street
Jorge Luis Borges where he lived until 1914. Excellent and admired writer, born August 24, 1899 in the city center.

3. Julio Cortazar Square
Jorge Luis Borges and Honduras
Street located between Costa Rica, Godoy Cruz, and Malabia Gorriti.
Surrounded by bars, restaurants, bookstores, workshops of artists, furniture stores, clothing, accessories.
Plaermo is the heart of Soho, a leader and we find the ultimate design of Buenos Aires.

4. Passages of Palermo Soho
They hide them in the most elegant and exclusive town houses. These passages are Russel (Serrano 1600), Santa Rosa (Serrano 1700), Soria (Serrano 1800)

5. Darwin Passage
A passage of culture. Every weekend here funiocna one of the best exhibitions of plastic arts and crafts. Furthermore, it is where you'll find several shows featuring street performers.

6. Palermo Hollywood
From John B. Justo, Santa Fe, Dorrego and Niceto Vega
Known as Palermo Hollywood because of the large number of film studios, television producers and radio stations that are located in this area. Also highlighted for its bars and restaurants which attract large numbers of people.

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