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Plaza San Martin

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 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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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration:1-2 hours
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Av. Santa Fe, Buenos Aires 1006, Argentina
El Centro (Downtown)
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We discovered this square while walking around this area. Plaza San Martín (English: San Martín Square) is a park located in the Retiro neighborhood of Buenos Aires. Plaza San Martín is one of the city’s oldest squares and was the site of several historic events. As well as
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City has several open green spaces. Very walkable city, wide avenues and modern area by river. Cathedral is beautiful. Highly decorative, the lada church were Pope Francis resided
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The friend and I who often travel together are both exercisers - so having this place near our hotel was nice. I enjoyed running in the shade in the hot, humid weather. It is not big - definitely smaller than a quarter mile track, but it worked well for us. We saw plenty of
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From our lodging in the Recoleta district you cross the 20 lanes of bus, bicycle, and car traffic and continue two blocks to the sanctuary of this plaza. It was our first outing and it only hinted at the green spaces so abundant in the city. abulous. Very busy but lots of room.
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It is a large square with interesting monuments that makes it worth a visit. Key feature is the memorial to General San Martin, a national hero, but it offers also green areas to relax when visiting the city.
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