Our Lady of Buen Aire in front of the National Migration Department
Juan de Garay founding Buenos Aires in 1580. The initial settlement, founded by Pedro de Mendoza, had been abandoned since 1542.
Aldus verthoont hem de stadt Buenos Ayrros geleegen in Rio de la Plata, painting by a Dutch sailor who anchored at the port around 1628.
Emeric Essex Vidal, General view of Buenos Ayres from the Plaza de Toros, 1820. In this area now lies the Plaza San Martín.
Impression of the Buenos Aires Cathedral by Carlos Pellegrini, 1829.
View of the Avenida de Mayo in 1915
Construction of the Obelisk of Buenos Aires on the 9 de Julio Avenue, 1936.
9 de Julio Avenue, 1986.
Catalinas Norte is an important business complex composed of nineteen commercial office buildings and occupied by numerous leading Argentine companies, foreign subsidiaries, and diplomatic offices. It is located in the Retiro and San Nicolás neighborhoods.
Satellite view of the Greater Buenos Aires area, and the Río de la Plata.
Buenos Aires Botanical Garden
Heavy rain and thunderstorm in Plaza San Martin. Thunderstorms are usual during the summer.
The Buenos Aires City Hall in the right corner of the entrance to the Avenida de Mayo
Metropolitan Police of Buenos Aires City
The Immigrants' Hotel, constructed in 1906, received and assisted the thousands of immigrants arriving to the city. The hotel is now a National Museum.
Villa 31, a villa miseria in Buenos Aires
The Metropolitan Cathedral is the main Catholic church in the city.
The Buenos Aires Stock Exchange, the main stock exchange and financial center of Argentina.
Headquarters of the National Bank of Argentina, the national bank and the largest in the country's banking sector.
Buenos Aires Bus, the city's tourist bus service. The official estimate is that the bus carries between 700 and 800 passengers per day, and has carried half a million passengers since its opening.
Monument to the Carta Magna and Four Regions of Argentina in the neighborhood of Palermo
The Centro Cultural Kirchner (Kirchner Cultural Center), located at the former Central Post Office, is the largest of Latin America.
Homage to Buenos Aires, a mural located at the Carlos Gardel station of the Buenos Aires Underground. It represents a typical scene from the city and several of its icons, such as singer Carlos Gardel, the Obelisco, the port, tango dancing and the Abasto market.
Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art.
The interior of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, a celebrated bookstore located in the barrio of Recoleta.
Tango dancers during the World tango dance tournament.
The Buenos Aires Philharmonic.
Gaumont Cinema opened in 1912.
A screening at Parque Centenario, as part of the 2011 edition of BAFICI
A fashion show at the Planetarium in 2013, as part of BAFWEEK.
View of Bolívar Street facing the Cabildo and Diagonal Norte, on Buenos Aires' historical center. The city's characteristic convergence of diverse architectural styles can be seen, including Spanish Colonial, Beaux-Arts and modernist architecture.
Teatro Colón.
Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires, a public high school in Buenos Aires, and it is one of the most prestigious in Argentina and Latin America.
University of Buenos Aires' Law School in Recoleta
July 9 Avenue
Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
A Mitre Line Trenes Argentinos train in Retiro railway station
Map of the Greater Buenos Aires Commuter Rail Network
200 Series rolling stock at San José de Flores station, Buenos Aires Underground.
Buenos Aires Underground map
Metrobus, Paseo del Bajo.
Buquebus high-speed ferries connect Buenos Aires to Uruguay
Campo Argentino de Polo, home of the Argentine Open Polo Championship, the most important global event of this discipline
La Bombonera during a night game of Copa Libertadores between Boca Juniors v. Colo Colo.
Luna Park

Buenos Aires, autonomous city and capital of Argentina, is composed of forty-eight neighborhoods (locally known as barrios).

- Neighbourhoods of Buenos Aires

The city limits were enlarged to include the towns of Belgrano and Flores; both are now neighborhoods of the city.

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Palermo, Buenos Aires

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Unofficial neighborhoods into which Palermo is commonly subdivided
The Japanese Gardens of the Palermo Woods
Plaza Italia, a focal point in Palermo Viejo.
Cobblestoned street with low houses in Palermo Soho
The San Martín Line's Palermo train station
Monument to the Carta Magna and Four Regions of Argentina ("Spanish Monument")
Buenos Aires Botanical Gardens
The Argentine Automobile Club
India and Cerviño Streets
Japanese Gardens
The Rose Garden Lake and Palermo Nuevo highrises
The Parish of St. Adela
The Museum of Latin American Art
Club de Pescadores (Fishermen's Club)
Cortázar Square
Horse-drawn buggies (mateos) near the Rose Garden
Galilei Planetarium
CONICET Research Center
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Plaza Güemes
Olleros Boulevard

Palermo is a barrio or neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Recoleta, Buenos Aires

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Southwestward view of Recoleta in 2014, overlooking Floralis Genérica and the National Library.
Recoleta Plaza in 1867: the Recoleta Cemetery and the Church of Nuestra Señora del Pilar.
The Recoleta railway station in 1904. The rail line would be later deactivated and the station demolished.
Church of Nuestra Señora del Pilar.
Recoleta Cemetery.
The National Library of Argentina
Calle Junín, at the heart of the Recoleta neighborhood
Palacio Duhau.
Dr. Ricardo Gutiérrez Children’s Hospital.
View of the northern portion of Plaza Francia
Buenos Aires Design Centre
"La Biela" Café-Bar on the corner of Quintana and Ortiz, is a place that represents the area well.
Libertador Avenue
Chapel of the Centro Cultural Recoleta
Nuestra Señora del Pilar Church
Recoleta Cemetery
Las Heras Avenue
Callao Avenue
The Pizzurno Palace (Ministry of Education)
Alvear Palace Hotel
La Biela Café
National Library
Monument to Bartolomé Mitre
Monument to Guillermo Rawson
Faculty of Engineering (Las Heras Ave. branch)
Plaza San Martín de Tours
Monument to General Carlos M. de Alvear

Recoleta is a barrio or neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina, located in the northern part of the city, by the Río de la Plata.


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Eclectic architecture along Callao Avenue.
The Argentine Congress and Auguste Rodin's Thinker, one of the few surviving originals the sculptor made.
French Academy architecture lost among its modern surroundings, Corrientes and Pueyrredón Avenues.
Palacio de Aguas Corrientes, Córdoba Avenue.
First of May Plaza.
Bohemian Santos Discépolo Way.
Café de los Angelitos, long a meeting point for musical and literary talent.
Entre Ríos Avenue, the neighborhood's eastern limit.
Entrance to the Buenos Aires Underground Line H at Plaza Miserere.

Balvanera is a barrio or neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Belgrano, Buenos Aires

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Washerwomen in Bajo Belgrano, painting by Prilidiano Pueyrredón, 1865.
Alberti Sq.
The front of Universidad de Belgrano
Many older single-family homes have been replaced by high-rise residential structures in the denser sections of Belgrano.
Highrise apartment buildings overlooking Barrancas de Belgrano.
River Plate Stadium
Domingo Sarmiento Historical Museum.
Gazebo at Barrancas Park.
The Rogelio Yrurtia museum.
Larreta museum.
Entrance to Chinatown.
Inmaculada Concepción parish.

Belgrano is a northern and leafy barrio or neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Abasto de Buenos Aires

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The Mercado de Abasto in 1929.
View of the rear courtyard.
Night view of the facade.
View of the Art Deco interior in the evening.
Kosher McDonald's restaurant.

The Abasto Shopping is one of the biggest shopping mall centers in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Today, the surrounding area, though part of the Balvanera neighbourhood, is sometimes referred to as Abasto.

The Campo Argentino during
a polo match in 2014

Campo Argentino de Polo

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The Campo Argentino during
a polo match in 2014
The Campo Argentino in 1940

The Campo Argentino del Polo (Argentine Polo Ground), popularly known as The Cathedral of Polo, is a multi-purpose stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The stadium, opened in 1928, holds up to 30,000 people and is located in the Palermo neighbourhood, on Del Libertador Avenue, close to Hipódromo Argentino.

San Telmo, Buenos Aires

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Street performers in San Telmo
Dorrego Café
"El Solar de French," one of numerous colonial residences converted into lofts or galleries, since 1980
The Nuestra Señora de Belén Church at the heart of the San Telmo neighborhood
The Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Trinity
The Casa Mínima, built by freedmen following the 1812 abolition of slavery in Argentina
The San Telmo Market
Hippopotamus Café
Former National Library of the Argentine Republic building on Mexico Street
Ministry of Agriculture
University of Buenos Aires School of Engineering
Ode to Labour (Rogelio Yrurtia, 1927)
Front view of "Canto al trabajo"
San Telmo Fair
Museum of Modern Art
Defensa Street
Chile Street
Iglesia Dinamarquesa of San Telmo

San Telmo ("Saint Pedro González Telmo") is the oldest barrio (neighborhood) of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Buenos Aires Central Business District

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Near the corner of Florida street and the Diagonal Norte thoroughfare, featuring several styles of architecture.
A representative image of pedestrians at the Microcentro
The Avenida Leandro N. Alem in Retiro, featuring the Catalinas Norte business complex.
Aerial view of the city's historical centre, in the borough of Monserrat.
High-rise buildings in Puerto Madero.

The Buenos Aires Central Business District is the main commercial centre of Buenos Aires, Argentina, though not an official city ward.

While the barrios of Puerto Madero and Retiro house important business complexes and modern high-rise architecture, the area traditionally known as Microcentro (Spanish: Microcenter) is located within San Nicolás and Monserrat, roughly coinciding with the area around the historic center of the Plaza de Mayo.

Nineteenth century Ghost Tower, on Wenceslao Villafañe Street

La Boca

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Nineteenth century Ghost Tower, on Wenceslao Villafañe Street
The Caminito of tango lore, an example of the colour of La Boca attributable to local artist Benito Quinquela Martín
Brightly painted houses in Caminito
The riverwalk at the Rocha Bend of the Riachuelo
La Bombonera Stadium
The former Canale Biscuit Co. factory, now upscale lofts, La Boca.
Boca Juniors themed street vendor
Typical local street
Puente Transbordador

La Boca ("the Mouth", probably of Matanza) is a neighborhood (barrio) of the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires.

Caballito, Buenos Aires

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Durand Hospital (c.1920)
Intersection of Rivadavia and Jose Maria Moreno (1947)
Monument to Simón Bolívar, Parque Rivadavia
Nuestra Señora de Caacupé church
Regulars at the Parque Centenario lake
Residential area of Caballito
Bernardino Rivadavia Natural Sciences Museum

Caballito (Spanish for "little horse") is a barrio (neighborhood) of the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires.