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Avenida Corrientes, Buenos Aires

Avenida Corrientes - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Avenida Corrientes
Avenida Corrientes, Buenos Aires, Argentina B1042Map
+54 11 4312 2232
Neighborhood: Centro
Overview

This avenue used to be the centre of Porteño nightlife and it still retains the original bohemian amibiance immortalized in popular lore. In the 1930s it was widened and numerous cinemas, theatres, and restaurants quickly lined its sidewalks. Antique, rare and used bookstores are clustered here as well, interspersed with the traditional Porteño cafés. Exchange houses are easily located along this avenue for the many tourists who flock here. The Obelisco (Obelisk) and this famous avenue, constitute the city's icons, and the typical picture postcard view of Buenos Aires.

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Avenida Corrientes General Information
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Nearest Train: Carlos Pellegrini Línea B
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