Puerto Madero, the modern corner of Buenos Aires

Puerto Madero, the modern corner of Buenos Aires (Places Of Interest)



A new neighborhood in Buenos Aires with great towers of buildings surrounding it, an interesting variety of restaurants for the most demanding palates and a shopping center that has nothing to envy to the rest of the world.

Puerto Madero
Streets with modern names, the striking boats moored in the dikes, the Puente de la Mujer and the lights that illuminate it at night make this place a postcard of Buenos Aires. Without leaving aside, the variety of programs and leisure options that are offered in Puerto Madero that manage to gather for a while in their trails and parks to tourists, sportsmen, office workers and art fanatics.

Art District
A cultural promenade located on dike four with the Fortabat Collection, a four-story museum exhibiting the private art collection of Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat (Olga Cossettini 141). The tour continues with the Faena Arts Center, the recent project of the argentine entrepreneur Alan Faena located in the emblematic Los Molinos building (Aime Paine 1169).

Woman's bridge
One of the emblems of the neighborhood, is the first work in Latin America of the renowned spanish architect, Santiago Calatrava and represents the image of a couple who dances tango, the white mast symbolizes the man and the curved silhouette of the bridge the woman.

Fragata Sarmiento
The frigate ARA President Sarmiento became in 1897 the first modern school ship that Argentina had built specifically for that purpose. It is a testimony of the days in the naval training of Argentine youth. Moored in the dike three. It can be visited every day from 9 a.m. to 20 p.m.

Ecological Reserve
The green space chosen by those who enjoy nature and sports activities such as running and cycling. More than 350 hectares of fauna and flora. Free admission (Av. Tristán Achával Rodríguez 1550).

Yacht Club Puerto Madero
A place that offers a different perspective of the dams to take the best pictures. You can take classes in rowing, kayaking and nautical. (Olga Cossettini, Victoria Ocampo)

Central Market
Gourmet market with different options of fast food, pastry, homemade ice cream, homemade pastas, candles, ceramics, spices and even designer accessories, all in one place (Pierina Dealessi, Macacha Guemes and Azucena Villaflor, Olga Cossettini).

If you want to visit the main places of Buenos Aires and know part of its history, do not forget to book your place with Tangol in the Walking City Tour or the City Tour by Bus.




Source: Blog Tangol




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