"CARLOS PELLEGRINI PLAZA" Buenos Aires Off The Beaten Path Tip by mtncorg

Buenos Aires Off The Beaten Path: 212 reviews and 323 photos

  Carlos Pellegrini still protecting the Flag
by mtncorg

In a small plaza at the eastern terminus of Avenida Alvear is a grandiose monument dedicated to President Carlos Pelegrini who served from 1890-1892. Pellegrini ? now staying in la Recoleta ? was also the founder of the very prestigious Jockey Club, which faces the plaza on its northeast side.

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  • Written Dec 12, 2004
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