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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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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Retiro
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a large and green sloping park that provides shade and seating, but not toilets. It is dominated by the statue of General San Martin, liberator of the country, and has had an interesting and varied use over the centuries. Good views are had...More

Thank Aglassortwo
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Ideally located location. A lot of people in this place with hotels and businesses of various sorts. Good place to relax. Nice vistas from here, and a solid spot to take a bunch of pictures. A lot of people were walking their dogs in this...More

Thank Curtez151
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Plaza San Martín is a square located in the Retiro neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is one of the city’s oldest squares and is the site of several historic events. The plaza is named after General San Martin who chose the area to locate...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2018

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 July 9, 2018

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

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