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Lively part of town

In this part of town you can enjoy a variety of beautiful buildings, great coffee shops, and some... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2017
TravelReviewer1983
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London, United Kingdom
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El Centro

Probably the busiest part of the capital. Utterly crowded. El Centro is home to some of the major... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2016
Lance_Kerwin
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Tromso, Norway
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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice area in the city centre. Lots of cafes and restaurants around. The area looked a bit unsafe for tourists.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

In this part of town you can enjoy a variety of beautiful buildings, great coffee shops, and some interesting choices of restaurants.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Literally, this is the center of Buenos Aires, which means there are a lot of street vendors, thieves and wastes. Something must be done to clear all the messes.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed May 31, 2016

Probably the busiest part of the capital. Utterly crowded. El Centro is home to some of the major sights in the capital, sights that are symbols of Argentina. The area is broken up into a number of separate neighborhoods (Montserrat, San Nicolas, Retiro and Puerto...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Lance_Kerwin
Reviewed September 1, 2015

An amazing and busy part of BA. Easily accessible by Metro and Bus. El Centro has a wonderful cathedral and lots of museums near by. The Cafe Tortoni in just off the square and is a must see. There is also the interesting presence of...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Irishmike1916
Reviewed May 31, 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.

Date of experience: December 2014
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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...More

Date of experience: January 2014
1  Thank CarmichaelVentura
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...More

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank sabatinitennis
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

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank Victoria R
Reviewed June 29, 2012

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

Date of experience: February 2012
2  Thank K D
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