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Plaza San Martin

Neighborhood: Almagro
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Address: Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Description: A popular lunchtime respite for business folk, this lovely park is...
A popular lunchtime respite for business folk, this lovely park is bordered by the San Martin Palace and the Plaza Hotel, and includes a huge monument to General Jose de San Martin.
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Beautiful park

This park was right in front of our hotel, it's beautiful and perfect for taking a break during a summer walk. The wonderful trees provide enough shade to go all over the park and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
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Maracaibo, Venezuela

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Maracaibo, Venezuela
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115 reviews 115 reviews
34 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This park was right in front of our hotel, it's beautiful and perfect for taking a break during a summer walk. The wonderful trees provide enough shade to go all over the park and have a great time. It also has a view of the "tower of the english" and is right by avenida Florida.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We enjoyed the park, and of course the architecture surrounding it. We walked here after shopping on Florida, so it was a welcome break. The trees there are nearly works of art themselves.

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New York City, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

You gotta see it to believe it. The most gnarly trees in the world are in Buenos Aires and this park has one of the biggest and best.

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London, United Kingdom
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1,013 reviews 1,013 reviews
621 attraction reviews
282 helpful votes 282 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Plaza San martin is a lovely green square in downtown Buenos Aires. It is in front of the Palacio San Martin and offers a fantastic oasis of peace and tranquility in the city center. Well worth visiting.

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California
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1,619 reviews 1,619 reviews
1,045 attraction reviews
543 helpful votes 543 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Really nice urban park, attracting a diverse and friendly crowd - businessmen brown-bagging it, shoppers with their purchases, tired tourists, young backpackers. Great place to hang out.

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Buenos Aires
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90 reviews 90 reviews
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117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Located high on a bluff overlooking the Puerto Madero neighborhood and the River Plate, The Plaza San Martin is in the heart of downtown Buenos Aires. Situated at the northern end of Florida Street pedestrian Mall, it is a place where downtown workers and shoppers often go for some relaxation. With a history dating back to the 18th century, today... More 

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Houston, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

THere were many benches under many huge, old trees. Many police around and great view of the English tower. Subway entrance.

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Vitória, Es
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165 reviews 165 reviews
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Beautiful square where was a big screen to watch the world cup matches. Really beautiful just near to the central area of Buenos Aires and beside the Arms Museum. There are great restaurants in this area.

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Grosse Ile, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Plaza San Martin is a beautiful park in Retiro where we met the guide (Vicky) for our evening walking tour of Buenos Aires. It is surrounded by three old palaces including what is now the Circulo Militar. The area is very safe and we saw lots of young couples enjoying the evening and kids playing soccer. A good vibe when... More 

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toronto
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Basic latin american plaza/park. Great spot to take a cab to, because it puts you at the end/beginning of Calle Florida wher you can walk on traffic free streets with tons of vendors and cafes etc.

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