"Recoleta District" Recoleta Distict Tip by pili

Recoleta Distict, Buenos Aires: 80 reviews and 99 photos

  Recoleta District
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This is one of the most beautiful and exclusive area in the city. Its name refers to the presence there of reclusive monks belonging to the Franciscan Order. In this area you can find french styles buildings, large parks, numerous restaurants, discotheques, shops for well-known brands, the Buenos Aires Hard Rock Café and Buenos Aires design ( a shopping centre devoted to decoration).-
The heart of the neighborhood is the Church of Pilar and the Recoleta Cementery.-
Recoleta is also a great cultural area: the Recoleta Cultural centre, the National Museum of Fine Arts and the Palais the Glace (VisualArts).


Este es uno de los distritos más bellos y exclusivos de la ciudad. Su nombre refiere a la presencia en la zona de los monjes recoletos, que pertenecian a la orden de San Francisco. En esta zona se encuentran edificios de estilo francés, grandes parques, numeros restaurantes, discotecas, negocios de las mejores marcas, el Buenos Aires Hard Rock Café y el Buenos Aires Design (un mall exclusivamente dedicado a la decoración del hogar).
El corazón del barrio es la Basílica del Pilar, como así el Cementerio de la Recoleta (donde yacen los restos de Eva Perón).-
Recoleta es también una importante zona cultural, allí se encuentran el Centro Cultural Recoleta, el Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes y el Palais de Glace

Phone: 541148061594
Website: http://www.buenosaires.gob.ar/circuito-recoleta-0

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  • Updated Jun 30, 2003
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