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The newest and most exclusive neighborhood of Buenos Aires is much more than skyscrapers and luxury hotels. We tell you everything you can do in Puerto Madero.
Puerto Madero is an entire tribute towomen : all its streets have names of great women of our history, unlike the rest of the neighborhoods of the City. I couldn't miss, then, the Woman's Bridge. It is an exclusively pedestrian bridge that allows you to cross to the eastern part of Puerto Madero. It was inaugurated in 2001 and designed by Santiago Calatrava, Spanish architect, civil engineer and sculptor.
It is a floating museum installed on an old ship built in 1898 by English shipyards under the Argentine government of Domingo F. Sarmiento. For many years, the Frigate Sarmiento was the school ship of the Argentine Navy and made 39 trips around the world. It was in operation until 1961 when it was declared a National Historic Monument after traveling a distance equivalent to 50 trips around the world.
As it could not be otherwise, it is a work of the most revolutionary and liberal sculptor in our history: Lola Mora. This work, made of white marble, crowns the entrance to the Ecological Reserve and is considered one of the most beautiful fountains in Buenos Aires - Yeah . The Fountain of the Nereids is a tribute to Argentine women who are represented by the goddess Venus.
With its 350 hectares, it is the largest green space of the City of Buenos Aires. It is ideal to go out to run, ride a bike or just sit down for a picnic. Along its numerous trails you can observe different species of birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles and vegetation autochthonous.
The Humor Museum is the final point of the Paseo de la Comiceta, a tour of the most endearing characters that begins in San Telmo - Yeah . There you can learn the history of Argentine graphic humor, from the beginning of the 19th century to the present time.
Publication Date: 15/11/2019
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