Travel Photos: Avenida de Mayo Neighborhood


Avenida de Mayo runs approximately one mile between Plaza de Mayo and the Casa Rosada to Plaza de Congreso. En route you will cross the widest avenue in the world – Avenida de Julio – which is made up of seven lanes of traffic running in either direction. View Area Map

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Torcuato de Alvear, the first mayor of Buenos Aires, envisioned a street in Buenos Aires that would rival those in Paris. After nine years of construction, Avenida de Mayo was inaugurated on July 9, 1894.

The 154-year-old Cafe Tortoni is the oldest coffee shop in Argentina. It is located at Avenida de Mayo 825 near Avenida de Julio.

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Map of Avenide de Mayo in Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Lisa Kuhn

Lisa has traveled through South America for three months exploring Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina. She also traveled extensively in the Western United States including Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Montana and South Dakota. Lisa has traveled to Europe three times including her first trip in Europe backpacking for three months of solo-travel.

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