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City buzz

We read about pick pockets and were fortunate to not encounter any. The street buzzes and has loads... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Marjolein C
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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While backpacking through Argentina, I stopped at an internet cafe in this neighborhood to download... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2015
Raleigh, North Carolina
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18 Oct 2017
“City buzz”
9 Dec 2015
Buenos Aires, Argentina
San Nicolas
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We read about pick pockets and were fortunate to not encounter any. The street buzzes and has loads of shops and restaurants. I liked this area actually.

Thank Marjolein C
Reviewed 9 December 2015

While backpacking through Argentina, I stopped at an internet cafe in this neighborhood to download photos. The internet cafe was Telephonica-internet-locutorio on 893 Calle Lavalle. DO NOT GO HERE. I was one of only a few customers in the store, with my backpack right next...More

Thank alextr0n
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

I remember Lavalle of the 1980s and 90s, what a pity as other reviewers have stated this is a demonstration of the decay of Argentine society under the present corrupt regime. Many of the cinemas of the past are now evangelist churches. One of the...More

2  Thank IvanSmithRomero
Reviewed 16 February 2015

a bit dangerous, more thefts of tourists in recent years. Same for connected Calle Florida, although Florida has a lovely indoor shopping mall, Galerias Pacifico. Beware the street hawkers offering to change your foreign currency to Pesos!! Some bathrooms, McDonalds, some wheelchair access.

Thank Hernan L
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Is just SO SAD, to see what this place has become...back in the day it was were my family would take me to the movies, and then have some food at the wonderful "El Palacio de la Papa Frita" (I'll review them later. Now is...More

5  Thank Justo B
Reviewed 14 February 2013

Always crowded and great bargains to be had. However, it's seen better days and it's always advisable to hold tightly onto your purse!

Thank Rosita
Reviewed 15 December 2012

It is rife with pick pockets. the squares between florida and 9 de julio are full of porn films. rather seedy and low life. Calle Florida is a better choice.

1  Thank Helen P
Reviewed 29 June 2012

Dirty, smelly. Full of homeless cardboard gatherers by night. Full of bad mooded workers by day. What would you want to go to a place like this for unless you have some document to complete or work to get done. If you are visiting, you...More

4  Thank K D
Reviewed 7 June 2012

it is a side step from walking amongst the traffic and makes th trip down to the harbour area enjoyable. lots of shops and variety with hassle free walking and not having to hear the sound of the traffic

1  Thank Trish B
Reviewed 16 March 2012

This street used to make a duet with the calle Florida as the haet spot streetsin the downtown of Buenos Aires. Full of stores and street vendors and performers, they were fuzzy from early morning to late, very late at night, say 1 am. This...More

Thank Jonas C
San Nicolas
Immersed in the sound of honking horns and the
footsteps of busy office workers, the Microcentro area
of San Nicolás is where visitors will encounter the
true hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, walking down
streets lined with office buildings and banks. The
financial district is well-known for its vibrant
atmosphere and unstoppable rhythm during office hours.
After dark, the hubbub and migrates to Corrientes
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