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Dec 17, 2018
“LOVED this part of B.A.”
Mar 1, 2017
“Bustling downtown center of Argentine commerce”
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
El Centro (Downtown)
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Reviewed December 17, 2018

If you want to experience the hustle and bustle of a truly vibrant city (at least during the weekdays) visit the microcentro area of B.A. As many of the major tourist attractions are located in/near this area, there is plenty to see and do. Exciting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

Sort of like walking in downtown New York City with suits everywhere scurrying around to and from work. But it also is site of some interesting museums, the Florida walking/shopping street, the Casa Rosada, Plaza de Mayo and much more. A great way to start...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

The Microcentro area has almost everything you'll need. From restaurants and coffee shops, to banks, money changers and travel agents. It also has some cool churches and other interesting pieces of architecture in it.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed October 27, 2016

As a pretty frequent traveler to Buenos Aires, I was, for the first time ever, disappointed and actually felt sad. What is happening to this beautiful city? I stayed six days close to Microcentro and daily walked the narrow streets of Suipachu, Maipu or Florida....More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank zeps
Reviewed February 23, 2016

A delightful part of the city centre to walk around, full of good architceture and old style shops and placs to eat.

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed February 12, 2016

Microcentro has incredible constructions, you can walk all downtown from monday to monday, bring your camera!!

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Alex d
Reviewed January 28, 2016

The microcentro of Buenos Aires contains a high density of tourist attractions and is best visited as part of an independent walking tour of the city. I agree that the suburb as a whole is a bit dirty and unsightly in parts - but that's...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank RowanH336
Reviewed October 24, 2015

October 20th - 2015 - Walking along the avenues and alleys of the microcentro at 2 pm and 2 am may lead to completely opposite feelings and impressions. During the day the streets teem with tourists, workers and suited up businessmen, and it's enless list...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank realworldtraveller
Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

The worse place in Buenos Aires if you are a tourist. You don't have anything to do in microcentro unless you work there during the day. during the night is dangerous.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Diego C
Reviewed August 18, 2015

Microcentro in Buenos Aires, Argentina was probably one of my favorite places to be while I was there. I studied abroad in Argentina for 6 months in 2013 during the winter and spring seasons. Even in the cold whipping winter winds, I still loved walking...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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San Nicolas
Immersed in the sound of honking horns and the
footsteps of busy office workers, the Microcentro area
of San Nicolás is where visitors will encounter the
true hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, walking down
streets lined with office buildings and banks. The
financial district is well-known for its vibrant
atmosphere and unstoppable rhythm during office hours.
After dark, the hubbub migrates to Corrientes Ave.,
...More
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