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The political center of the country, this famous plaza is the location of the well-known balcony of the Casa Rosada from which Eva Peron addressed adoring crowds of workers.
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Montserrat
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"metropolitan cathedral"
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"casa rosada"
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"presidential palace"
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"national bank"
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"political life"
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"surrounding buildings"
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"pink palace"
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"large square"
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"spanish rule"
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"from spain"
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"government house"
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"starting point"
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"important buildings"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is not the place to leisurely walk around and snap pictures. It is bustling with local people who need to cross it and local tourists from the interior of the country who come to visit their capital city. There is a busy subway entrance/exit...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Equals anything we have seen in Europe The magnificent buildings around the Square are just beautiful In the middle was gardens with a protest going on but never the less it didn’t take away from its beauty If your on a tour they probably will...More

Thank Vivienne N Keit... A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Plaza de Mayo on our recent holiday to BA in mid-May however there was either construction work/something else so unfortunately could not get close to either the Pink House or Plaza de Mayo due to this which was a shame. Even trying to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always wanted to be at this spiritual place where mothers of sons taken by the dictators in the 80's protested. Their protests came with much risks but they showed up in droves. Found a wonderful small monument to the madres as well as protests against...More

Thank Mark T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a where people came to protest of their grievances. This is the main square here.Evita Peron addressed the crowd from the palace here.

Thank SE s
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

The most important square in the city, with Casa Rosada, Catedral Metropolitana and several large government and bank buildings. Nice place to take a rest and take in the city. Don't miss the 'Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo' marches (there are 2 seperate ones...More

Thank Tissa010
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

This square has the red building, bank, cathedral, and a few others, so it's good to pass through, but it wasn't pleasant to be in. There seems to be a lot of construction but it doesn't look like you could have a good demonstration without...More

Thank mrdom
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

The Casa Rosada and Plaza Mayo were top of my “ to do” list before arriving in BA. Unfortunately our arrival coincided with an enormous rally that needed a huge police presence so consequently there were barriers across all roads into the square that were...More

Thank Jackie K
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

The current Plaza was formed back in 1884 after the demolition of a building which separated two other plazas, the Plaza de la Victoria and the Plaza 25 de Mayo, which were subsequently merged to form the current Plaza. The origins of the Plaza though...More

Thank westy54
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This plaza is a place you must visit in Buenos Aires. It is the central point in so many stories & history of the city and of Argentina. Be sure to read up or better yet go with a knowledgeable guide passionate about the history...More

Thank Consultcinda
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Montserrat
As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires,
Montserrat is defined by the historical events that
took place there and the landmarks that have stood the
test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of
this connection to history: countless public
demonstrations have passed through this square, going
back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the
streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos
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