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Plaza San Martin

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in A day in Buenos Aires
Av. Santa Fe, Buenos Aires, Argentina
El Centro (Downtown)
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I always enjoy visiting this historic site that commemorates the Argentine men and women who perished in the 1982 Malvinas War with Great Britain. There are also two soldiers on guard from one of the many branches of the Army, Air force, Navy . Dr....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DrErickJMannPhD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Superb location. Very safe. Loads of seats in the shade. Statue of San Martin in the middle. Look for the hidden church behind the Kavanagh building

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank traceyg855
Reviewed January 23, 2019

Plaza San Martin is a nice park with many statues around. It is really a good place for strolling relaxing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed December 31, 2018

The Plaza San Martin was looking really good recently and the weather was summery and idyllic. The good thing, though, is that the park affords considerable shade. It was a great place to relax and people watch!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Perry B
Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

Located in the inner city, this huge place is encompassing statues of the Libertador and gardens surrounded by beautiful private houses becoming official buildings. It is very nice to enjoy a guided tour if you can. You will go deep into history.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 139nathaliep
Reviewed November 20, 2018

Walking from the cruise ship port to Calle Florida the easiest way is through Plaza San Martin. It is safe, on weekdays office workers use this as a walkway and then again for eating lunch. Statues, green space and the prominent English tower with a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Teresa H
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We loved the time we spent a Plaza San Martín. We walked through this area almost everyday while we were in Buenos Aires! Peaceful and safe with people enjoying the outdoors!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Plaza San Martin in Buenos Aires, is a very pleasant visit, and our visit was on a sunny and warm October day. The Pink House is prominent, and Plaza San Martin is a short stroll from our hotel. While visiting Plaza San Martin, we experience...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoy led this plaza. Lots of history and statues of former leaders. Nice memorials as well. Lots of benches to sit on and enjoy the shade on a hot day.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MichaelO177
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Our first stop on our first morning was Plaza San Martin. The taxi dropped us off and we just stood for a moment, slowly turning in a full circle, to take it all in. Plaza San Martin is actually a park in the Retiro neighborhood....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Sa-i44
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