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Address: Barrio Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Hip Buenos Aires neighborhood attracts modes and businesspeople.

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Wonderful place to visit

we spent one full day exploring this wonderful area. Felt very safe with police positioned at various points around the area

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

we spent one full day exploring this wonderful area. Felt very safe with police positioned at various points around the area

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Palermo is one of the coolest part of Buenos Aires, it s very trendy you can find vintage and modern shop and very good leather products. fine restaurants too

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went here on a little day-time bus tour of some different areas in the city, and I wouldn't be motivated to go back. It is brightly coloured and the theme of some famous painting(s?), but we were warned repeatedly about pick pockets and not to go too far. There were a lot of places selling things at jacked up... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for about 40 minutes on an afternoon (heard it is unsafe at night). It is unique to Buenos Aires, and really crowded and lots of tourist shops. Go and take some pictures of the unique homes and flamenco dancers, then leave.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in lovely Palermo as it was recommended to us. Lots of cafes and parks. Lots to see. Beautiful simply to walk around and easy to access city centre from here.Taxis always easy to hail and quite inexpensive.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Buenos Aires is split into several areas - barrios - and Palermo is to the North adjacent to Recoleta. It is a quite well to do area and there are different streets, buildings, parks and attractions. We found it quite safe and worth a look.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite a good vibe about this neighbourhood. Easy to walk around and explore, easily accessible by the fantastic subway system. Plenty of great restaurants and cafes. Interesting architecture, quite a mix of styles. One of the more upmarket neighbourhoods of BA, an interesting place to stop and do some "people watching".

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two days exploring Palermo. Lots of fun people watching and trendy restaurants, bars and shops. Fun to visit but I wouldn't say it is a "must do" unless you are staying in the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a hotel on Guatemala street. Loved the accessibility to public transportation and the walkability of the neighborhood. Lots of shops, restaurants, bars, and overall quirkiness.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked Palermo. You can walk around. It has some great restaurants and it's not a busy area. Low buildings, squares, cool small shops, bars and cafees. It's posh but nice, and it feels like a safe hood.

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Palermo
Best known as the largest neighborhood in Buenos Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters, each with its own unique identity. The high-end quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favorite amongst locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de Palermo, is Palermo's most famous landmark and a popular destination for nature walks, picnics, rollerblading, and cycling. The scene becomes much trendier in Palermo Soho, a hip area known for its cool cafés and unique design stores, filled with shoppers on weekends; and Palermo Hollywood, renowned for the numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs, which make it the preferred spot for nights out and special occasions.
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