Puerto Madero is the newest neighborhood in the city of Buenos Aires , built in the former docks of Buenos Aires’ harbor. Puerto Madero began to be popular during the 90’s, nowadays being one of the booming and most visited areas chosen by tourist and local people. It is characterized by its Streets’ names, all of them belonging to women’s. The architecture of Puerto Madero is a combination of corporative towers and residential buildings, with the old constructions belonging to the former harbor of Buenos Aires, totally recycled into new foundations.
The route to go around this area, begins on the corner of Córdoba and Alicia Moreau de Justo Avenues. In this corner, you can find the Buquebus boat terminal which joins the City of Buenos Aires with the Uruguayan cities of Colonia, Montevideo and Punta del Este. Opposite, there is the Telecom Tower. On dike 4, you will find the Tourist Information Center of the city of Buenos Aires and you will notice as well that there it is moored the Corbeta Uruguay Museum-Boat. On the corner of Perón Street lies the Puerto Madero station, with high-standard trains, joining this point with the west area of the city of Buenos Aires. On dike 3, you can observe the Hilton Hotel facing the YPF corporative building, local oil company, by the architect César Pelli. Further, the Woman’s Bridge (Puente de la Mujer), by the Spanish architect Calatrava and the Fragata Samiento Museum. Turn into Azucena Villaflor Avenue and you will notice the Molino Porteño Building, dated from 1891. Go along the south riverside path and you will come across the Nereidas Fountain and the Ecological Reservoir entrance.
Other points to visits in Puerto Madero are: the Plaza de la Mujer (Women’s Square), Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza Church (one of the newsest), the De la Corcova Bellas Artes School (Fine Art School), the Tango Monuments and the monument to Cristóbal Colón.
Puerto Madero connects the centre of the city of Buenos Aires through Corrientes Avenue and the Retiro neighborhood through Córdoba Avenue. The gastronomic offer in Puerto Madero is one of the most important in the city of Buenos Aires and in all the Argentina.
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