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Avenida 9 De Julio

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Address: Centro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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This amazing boulevard is 425 feet wide, said to be the widest boulevard in...

This amazing boulevard is 425 feet wide, said to be the widest boulevard in the world.

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World's Widest Avenue

This Avenue's name honors Argentina's Independence Day, July 9, 1816 and is the widest avenue in the world. It runs approx. one kilometre to the west of the Río de la Plata... read more

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Bunbury, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Avenue's name honors Argentina's Independence Day, July 9, 1816 and is the widest avenue in the world. It runs approx. one kilometre to the west of the Río de la Plata waterfront, from the Retiro district in the north to Constitución station in the south. The avenue has up to seven lanes in each direction and is flanked on... More 

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Citrus Heights, California
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This avenue was very busy, you cross through many signals to reach the other side. It takes a lomg time to cross the intersection if you walk really fast you may make it without stopping.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a the widest street in Buenos Aires and a good place to walk to see different types of architecture. The Obelisk is located on the is street and worth a visit for good travel photos. Just pay attention to the people walking next to you as there are pickpockets walking in this tourist area.

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portland,oregon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Certainly has to be crossed or seen while there. This is a big, busy, touristy area ,but has many sights off the street.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice shopping stores to go by and see. Would recommend approax. 2.5 hours, to go by most of the avenue

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Newcastle, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very wide tree lined street with so much traffic that it is not a place to linger for too long. The honking horns and many motorbikes make for a not too tranquil place. As for driving along it that is for those born to these streets.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were driven the length of this amazing avenue then later ventured out from our hotel to walk part of it. It was buzzing!

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While in BA you'll criss cross this avenue while moving around. Plenty of hotels, offices and restaurants along the way on both sides. Drivers here pay no attention to pedestrians, and cross walks are just a suggestion that cars should stop, so be careful when crossing. The light cycle is long enough to reach the middle/median area. Then wait to... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is really one of the widest boulevards I have ever seen. it can certainly compete with the Champs Elysee Boulevard in Paris. A must see on your list

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

But that's it! To be honest I wouldn't make a special trip here. My partner at the time was interested in this place. It's just a massive street with loads of lanes. The most fun part was crossing the road.

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San Nicolas
Immersed in the sound of honking horns and the footsteps of busy office workers, the Microcentro area of San Nicolás is where visitors will encounter the true hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, walking down streets lined with office buildings and banks. The financial district is well-known for its vibrant atmosphere and unstoppable rhythm during office hours. After dark, the hubbub and migrates to Corrientes Ave., where theatre lovers might start their evening at a play and end it in one of the many traditional pizzerias nearby. During the day, Corrientes is known for its many bookshops and classic cafés, which are located just minutes away from some famous landmarks, like the Obelisco, Avenida 9 de Julio, and the Teatro Colon.
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