Plaza De Mayo, Buenos Aires

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Address: Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

Phone: 54-8002468357

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About Plaza De Mayo, Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires’ main square is called the Plaza de Mayo. This square has become inextricably linked with Argentinian History. Some of the most striking events in the political history of Argentina have happened in this place. The central Plaza of Buenos Aires is hence a place of great heritage and it is as historic as it is pretty.

The Plaza de Mayo is also special due to its vicinity with many of the land marks of Buenos Aires. The famous streets of Yrigoyen, Rivadavia, Balcarce and Bolivar encase it. The city council, or the Cabilido can be found here along with the building of the chief executive agency of Buenos Aires called the Casa Rozada.  Among the many other interesting things to see here are the equestrian monument and the May Pyramid.  Also on this street are Hacienda Palace, the Metropolitan Cathedral of Buenos Aires, along with the well-known street named the Diagonal Norte. Just a walk down this place will expose you to a plethora of events and monuments and provide an amazing insight into the cultural heritage of Buenos Aires.

Plaza De Mayo is one of the main tourist attractions to visit and should definitely feature in your Buenos Aires Itinerary 5 Days.

Plaza De Mayo Information

  • The premises of the plaza also bear the historical buildings of the Hacienda Palace, the Metropolitan Cathedral of Buenos Aires, along with the heritage street named the Diagonal Norte.

How To reach Plaza De Mayo by Public Transport

  • Hipolito Yrigoyen 400
  • Sub- Station: Plaza de Mayo

Restaurants Near Plaza De Mayo

  • Cabana Las Lilas
  • La Cabana
  • Cafe Tortoni

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Plaza De Mayo, Buenos Aires Reviews

  • The plaza is currently undergoing a major renovation which basically has the entire plaza closed. There are no clear views of the pink house due to the construction fencing. Loks like it will be awhile before you will be able to stroll there again.

  • This was amazing. Too learn about the history in Argentina was life changing. You must visit Plaza de Mayo!

  • See visited her while on a bike tour in Buenos Aires. It’s a unique spot with a history that was very interesting to learn about. Definitely a must when in the city.

  • An interesting spot at the heart of government and the heart of the city itself. Admire the Casa Rosada, the office of the President, and see what political groups are gathering on the square. Often the scene of mass protests but common sense should dictate when to stay away.

  • It's a really interesting place. There you will find the Pink House and a lot of stories. It's in the centre and close to lots of other attractions. Must visit when in Buenos Aires.

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