Archive for the ‘Parks’ Category

3 de Febrero Park

3 de Febrero Park

This beautiful park makes up one of the bosques de Palermo, and is easily the most popular.  The highlight of the park is the little island surround by a pretty lagoon, where you can rent a row boat or a paddle boat.  The island itself is called El Rosedal, a very well kept rose garden […]

Saavedra Park

Saavedra Park

This is one of the oldest parks in the city of Buenos Aires, dating back to 1873.  Although it has changed a lot since it´s inauguration (it used to have a lake), it is still one of the nicest parks within the city limits of the capital.   The 1.6 KM cement path creates a perimeter […]

Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens

The botanical gardens of Buenos Aires are another park designed by the famous landscape designer Carlos Thays.   The gardens were inaugurated in 1898 and were given an award .  They are located right in the heart of Palermo, beside Plaza Italia and the Zoo.  The gardens have more than 5,500 species of plants, shrubs and […]

Parque Las Heras

Originally the location of the National Penitentiary, parque Las Heras is now an attractive park located right in the middle of Palermo.  Although not as large as some of the other parks, it has its own special charm.  The entire park is covered in nice green grass, sloping down towards the street, and the park […]