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The political center of the country, this famous plaza is the location of the well-known balcony of the Casa Rosada from which Eva Peron addressed adoring crowds of workers.
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Montserrat
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Reviewed yesterday

Always wanted to be at this spiritual place where mothers of sons taken by the dictators in the 80's protested. Their protests came with much risks but they showed up in droves. Found a wonderful small monument to the madres as well as protests against...More

Thank Mark T
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a where people came to protest of their grievances. This is the main square here.Evita Peron addressed the crowd from the palace here.

Thank SE s
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most important square in the city, with Casa Rosada, Catedral Metropolitana and several large government and bank buildings. Nice place to take a rest and take in the city. Don't miss the 'Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo' marches (there are 2 seperate ones...More

Thank Tissa010
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

This square has the red building, bank, cathedral, and a few others, so it's good to pass through, but it wasn't pleasant to be in. There seems to be a lot of construction but it doesn't look like you could have a good demonstration without...More

Thank mrdom
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Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

The Casa Rosada and Plaza Mayo were top of my “ to do” list before arriving in BA. Unfortunately our arrival coincided with an enormous rally that needed a huge police presence so consequently there were barriers across all roads into the square that were...More

Thank Jackie K
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

The current Plaza was formed back in 1884 after the demolition of a building which separated two other plazas, the Plaza de la Victoria and the Plaza 25 de Mayo, which were subsequently merged to form the current Plaza. The origins of the Plaza though...More

Thank westy54
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Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

This plaza is a place you must visit in Buenos Aires. It is the central point in so many stories & history of the city and of Argentina. Be sure to read up or better yet go with a knowledgeable guide passionate about the history...More

Thank Consultcinda
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Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

... despite the ongoing renovation work. This is a major inconvenience but also a necessity - we were still taken by our guide in order for us to appreciate the historical significance of this place in Argentina’s turbulent past. I would recommend fellow travellers to...More

Thank GrumpsDC
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

A place to stop and snap but at present (December 2017) it is under such heavy construction that it is virtually a walkway through a construction site. Come for the historic significance of the spot: it is the oldest public square in the city and...More

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Reviewed January 18, 2018

It is normally a center for protests and demonstrations againts many topics( especially the government) as it was seen last December

Thank takimoi
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Montserrat
As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires,
Montserrat is defined by the historical events that
took place there and the landmarks that have stood the
test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of
this connection to history: countless public
demonstrations have passed through this square, going
back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the
streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos
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