"Retiro & San Nicolas : Retiro neighborhood" Retiro District Tip by ptitetoile

Retiro District, Buenos Aires: 25 reviews and 31 photos


The name Retiro (literally "retreat") goes back to the period when spiritual retreats were held outside the city, but now the words traffic and clamor are synonymous whith this zone which surrounds the train station built by the English, the renovated Bus Terminal and the Torre Monumental (formerly the English Tower) with its Big Ben style clock which was donated by the British government.

Phone: 01143238115

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 3, 2005
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