Palermo, Buenos Aires

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It may not be the geographical center of the city, but the vibrant neighborhood of Palermo serves as the social hub of Buenos Aires. The district, one of the largest by area in the city, thrives with cafes, bars, restaurants, and nightclubs, making it the ideal spot to meet friends for a night out on the town. It's worth a visit by day, too--the neighborhood houses the extensive Bosques de Palermo, a huge public park containing Buenos Aires' zoo and botanical gardens, as well as the city's rose and Japanese gardens. Rich with diversity, the neighborhood ranges from upscale on its northeastern side to alternative in the southwest. To visit Palermo on your holiday in Buenos Aires, and find out what else Buenos Aires has to offer, use our Buenos Aires travel itinerary planner.
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  • August 14, 2017
    I love this neighborhood for shopping outdoor brands and new brands of new and unknown designers stores. In this area you can eat delicious if you choose. Also can host.
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  • August 13, 2017
    I knew a little bit more of this neighborhood and enjoyed. The night you find many varieties of cool and nice bars and restaurants. Valley dinner there to feel this atmosphere.
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  • August 10, 2017
    This is really the best neighborhood to stay on second trip to BA. Has huge parks to: relax, running, walking, skating, etc. Has excellent restaurants and fairs, is very busy and has many shops (who likes).
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