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El Centro

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Address: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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El Centro is like the Microcentro on a bigger scale

I'll agree that there's so lovely architecture here, but I feel that this is an unpleasant area, It is dirty, there is graffiti written everywhere and feels crowded, and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I'll agree that there's so lovely architecture here, but I feel that this is an unpleasant area, It is dirty, there is graffiti written everywhere and feels crowded, and claustrophobic. There are more pleasant neighborhoods to visit in Buenos Aires.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Despite the title of this review, I rawed the Centro all 5's. Yes, it's gritty and crowded and all that, but it tells us so much about what's been happening to Buenos Aires and Argentina if not why. Once prosperous but now poor, Porteno are reminded of their past glories. That cannot be easy. If they would put the thugs... More 

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kent
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

When will Buenos Aires learn that to get more tourists and thus more foreign money coming in, then you must keep your city clean.There are demonstrations, graffitti and dirt seemingly everywhere and this makes the delightful architecture look a mess. There is far too much traffic in this city too.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

its the working place, where all people are in a hurry , dirty streets due to all the people that goes by. there are some tourist spots that are a MUST located there, but not a great place to take a walk

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Martinez, Bs As, Argentina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

Offices, traffic, smog, noise, dirty streets.... but some of the buildings are beautiful though badly kept.

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

needs a good clean up. if this is what the paris of south america looks like i feel sorry for paris.

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Address: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Almagro

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