Back to Buenos Aires – Recoleta, Palermo y Belgrano!

Recoleta, Palermo, and Belgrano are neighborhoods of Buenos Aires and are known for housing some of the ritzier areas with beautiful architecture, 5 star hotels and restaurants, lots of boutique-y shopping, and tons of green space. Of these neighborhoods, we found Palermo to be the most upscale/affluent, but enjoyed the eccentric atmosphere of Recoleta the most.

One of the parks in Palermo

Cemeterio de la Recoleta

Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar

Floralis Genérica

This giant flower sculpture in a park north of the cemetery actually opens and closes with the rising and setting of the sun!

Plaza Intendente Torcuato de Alvear

Locals in Recoleta enjoying their afternoon maté while listening to a DJ spinning the time away.
Cultural Center Recoleta
GRAN Gomero tree – planted in 1791, now more than 50 meters wide!

Buller Brewing Co

This brewery has won a lot of local awards and has a great balcony overlooking the cemetery!
Best stout we have had yet! Nitro! (They use random taphandles for their beer – see New Belgium?)

Rodi Bar – Parrilla

The BEST Chocolate mousse for dessert (so good David actually said he wanted to drink it so I made him pose) and limoncello! My first time trying it. Mmm!

El Ateneo Grand Splendid

The grandest bookstore!

Palermo’s “green belt”

Memoria – Monumento a las Víctimas del Terrorismo de Estado Park

This park on the bay in Belgrano is dedicated to the victims of the military dictatorship of the 70’s-80’s aka The Dirty War.

Eva Peron Museum

Jardín Botánico Carlos Thays

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