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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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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed next to this park - it was steadily busy and very pleasant looking. The big screen for the world cup was pretty cool!

Thank brentling
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I made a walk through this area of the city. We liked it as it's residential and has gardens. People were walking around and also there was decent amount of traffic during that time. It presents a modern lifestyle of the city.

Thank ebbiethomas
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

You See it on your city tour.A nice park in the city with the statue. Lots of office staff during lunchtime.

Thank SE s
Reviewed February 24, 2018

This is a large, beautiful, peaceful park that is located in Retiro, north of the business district. The area that the park now occupies has had many uses over the years, including as the main barracks for General San Martin's Mounted Grenadiers. There are two...More

Thank westy54
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Great park in the center of the old city. Located at the beginning of Florida Avenue and very close to the port. Great place to relax.

Thank Rschagrin
Reviewed January 15, 2018

This lovely park in the Retiro district is a haven if you want to relax during the heat of the day surrounded by the sound of birds and some lovely old leafy trees. The park is on a hill. At the bottom is the lovely...More

Thank Jacki51
Reviewed November 26, 2017

The History of the Plaza is fascinating, A succession of colonial Spanish governors had their official residences built on what today is the plaza and, in 1713, the land was sold to the British South Sea Company. The South Sea Company operated their slave trade...More

Thank Eddie P
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

Our cycling tour started here, and it is a nice place where people enjoy the sun and just relax with their kids. Small playground and a statue of argentina founding father.

Thank Marjolein C
Reviewed September 2, 2017

To have this plaza named after José de San Martín who is considered to be the liberator of Argentina, Chile and Peru, is so appropriate. He was an Argentian general and the prime leader of the southern part of South America's successful struggle for independence...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed August 28, 2017

This park has a beautiful setting and is right in the middle of downtown. in case you do travel by train from Retiro station you can hang out while waiting for your trip.

Thank Viajero_10250
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Exquisite palaces and luxurious apartment buildings
combine with art galleries and exclusive boutiques to
make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy
sophistication. However, the non-stop foot traffic to
and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied
by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the
port, mean this neighborhood is never truly at rest.
One minute you are walking down a street dotted with
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