This plaza, founded in October 1909, comprises some 15,400 square meters (165,764 square feet) of local flora surrounded by ... More
This plaza, founded in October 1909, comprises some 15,400 square meters (165,764 square feet) of local flora surrounded by cultural centers and the largest outdoor handicrafts fair in the city, La Feria de Recoleta, taking place every Sunday. The appropriately named Francia a Argentina monument at its center was donated in 1910 by France to Argentina commemorating the Centennial of the Revolution of May. The Museum of Fine Arts, monolithic National Library and imposing University Faculty of Law flank the area.
From the 19th Century to the middle of the 20th Century, this place functioned as a prison, measuring around twenty
thousand square meters. In February of 1961 the City Hall of Buenos Aires acquired the ground, but abandoned it ...
This park consists of 350 hectares (865 acres) of land that can be visited every day of the year. Forty
years ago the plans were to build a sports complex and residential accommodation, but as time went by, the ...
Founded in 2001 and started with just the permanent collection owned by its director, Eduardo Constantini, MALBA aims at promoting
Latin American art in all its disciplines. Constantini donated to this post modern gallery works of art that take ...