A neighborhood high residential and commercial category, replete with French style buildings and art nouveau buildings, Recoleta is one of the most expensive and elegant neighborhoods of Buenos Aires and one of the most popular among tourists. Its central square, Plaza Francia is surrounded by cafes, restaurants and other important tourist attractions of Buenos Aires such as the Iglesia del Pilar, the National Palace of Arts (Palais de Glace) or the Faculty of Law, University of Buenos Aires, next to which is the famous Floralis Generic – a huge steel statue in the form of a flower, whose petals open and close depending on the time of day. Every weekend, interesting cultural activities and colorful craft markets taking place in this tourist spot. You can also enjoy upscale shopping international designer brands.
MAIN POINTS OF INTEREST:
– Recoleta Cemetery
More than a cemetery, this famous monument is part of the major tourist attractions of Buenos Aires. The Recoleta Cemetery is an art museum dating from 1800 There are the remains of the most influential and important figures in the history of Argentina Eva Peron as populist.
Their marble mausoleums are dedicated to entire families and descendants, and are adorned with sculptures and other extravagant monuments reflecting the opulence of high society Argentina. You can not visit Buenos Aires, or go through the Recoleta neighborhood without visiting this important landmark.Location: Junin Street 1700
– Centro Cultural Recoleta
The building was donated to the city by the Franciscans in 1716 Since its renovation in 1980, it has operated as a cultural center and one of the most popular places in the city. Location: Junin street to 1930.