Buses, taxis, and people rumbles along the narrow streets and sidewalks of the frantic “downtown”. The time to peak is usually during office hours. Located east of Avenida 9 de Julio – the widest avenue in the world – Microcenter is full of companies, bank headquarters, multinational corporate offices and government institutions. On Fridays, their business ties are removed, while a few pints of beer are taken in Irish bars and pubs located in the area.
MAIN POINTS OF INTEREST:
– Calle Florida
As an elegant pedestrian street, Avenida Florida begins in May and continues for almost one kilometer to the beautiful San Martin Square in Retiro. Surrounded by shopping malls like Galerias Pacifico, with brand name stores and leather shops and souvenirs, Florida Street is interesting to observe the vibrant activity in Buenos Aires and enjoy a bit of shopping. Location: The street begins in Florida Santa Fe to 600.
– Avenida de Mayo
This important avenue connects the Plaza de Mayo and Plaza Congreso along a stretch of ten blocks of neoclassical European art nouveau structures and reflecting the European influence in the city. Named after the May Revolution of 1810, the street is home to historical treasures like the famous Cafe Tortoni, known as the cultural center of Buenos Aires.
Location: Avenida de Mayo, from 500 to 1400.
– Avenida 9 de Julio and the Obelisk:
You can not miss the amazing view of the Avenida 9 de Julio, the widest avenue in the world. The Obelisk is carefully located at the intersection of 9 de Julio and Avenida Corrientes. From there you can enjoy a walk during the day or night and see many of the sights of Buenos Aires such as the Teatro Colón, the French Embassy and a row of sculptures and monuments in its central sidewalks. Location: Avenida 9 July 1300 500.