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San Telmo

Until 1871 it was the neighborhood of wealthy families. When the epidemic began to lash the city, they were forced to move. Today is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Buenos Aires and elegant.

1. Secretariat of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries Av Paseo Colón 922
Built by the firm of architects Andrés Vanelli e Hijos and Kimbau and Cía. Neo-Gothic style of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

2. Engineering University, Av Paseo Colón 850
Architecture of the twentieth century, neo-classical style. Replica of the Law University. It used to be the foundation of Maria Eva Duarte de Peron.

3. Monument "Canto al Trabajo". Av Paseo Colón 800
Rogelio 'Yrurtia' created this monument in which we can see 14 human figures in bronze.

4. Passage San Lorenzo, United States and Balcarce
In this passage lies the gallery known as "Los Patios de San Telmo, where Here we have workshops of artists and artisans.

5. Little House, San Lorenzo 380
Measured only 2.2 meters wide, is what remains of an old house dating from the second decade of the nineteenth century, a time that was common this type of construction for additional secondary and slave families.

6. Bar Sur, United States and Balcarce
Opened in 1967, pioneered night show in Buenos Aires.

7. Danish Church, Carlos Calvo 257
Opened in 1931, neo-Gothic style, designed by Danish architects and Rönnow Bisgaard.

8. Juan Carlos Castagnino House, Balcarce 1016
Eighteenth-century house where he lived one of the greatest painters of illustration, Carlos Castignino. Born in 1908 and died in 1972.

9. Gallery of the Old Hotel, Balcarce 1053
Built in 1890 as a luxury hotel, but in 1979 when the area was declared a historic district, became an art gallery.

10. Antigua Tasca de Cuchilleros, Carlos Calvo 319
What today is a leading restaurant, long ago was the home of Sergeant Olid, mazorquero of the governor Juan Manuel de Rosas. The sergeant had a daughter named Margaret, who was deeply in love with a singer, but her father did not accept the relationship, so she was forced to runaway with her lover. Ciriaco Curina, was the one her the father wanted his daughter to marry. Ciriaco found the couple and as he was so angry he shot Margarita. She was forced to return home with her father where some time later she died.

11. Esteban de Luca House, Defensa and Carlos Calvo
National Historic Monument, where a restaurant of high category.
Here lived the renowned military writer and journalist Esteban de Luca, who participated in the invasions English as second lieutenant of Battalion 3.

12. Mercado de San Telmo, Bolívar, Carlos Calvo, Defensa, United States.
Opened in 1897. The architect Juan Antonio Buschiazzo was responsible for the construction of steel, iron and glass of Italian style.

13. Solar de French Gallery, Defense Humberto between 1 and Carlos Calvo.
Where he lived the patriot Domingo French today we find this gallery dating from 1900 and 1910 and the 1930s.

14. Plaza Dorrego, between Umberto I ', Defender, Anselmo Aieta and Bethlem.
National Historic Site. After Plaza de Mayo is the oldest square. Every Sunday from 10 to 17 here one of the biggest and best antiques fairs.

15. Argentine Penitentiary Museum 'Antonio Ballvé, Humberto 1? 378
This museum began as a space for men to develop spiritual exercises, in 1767, this territory became the property of the Town Council, which created the Prison for Women in the place. Operated until 1974 years in prison that he moved to Ezeiza. Within it we find the Chapel of Our Lady of Mount Caramel, founded by architect Antonio Masella.

16. Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Belén - Parroquia de San Pedro Telmo, Humberto 1 340
Considered a National Historic Monument, is a colonial style and eclectic and has the image of San Pedro González Telmo at the top.
The original project was by the Jesuit Andrés Blanqui, with the help of John and Joseph Schmidt Primoli. Then, the Italian Antonio Masella was commissioned to continue its construction in 1918 and finally was Pelayo Sáinz who gave the finishing touches.

17. Protomedicato - Guillermo Rawson School, Humberto 1? 343
first School of Medicine, Buenos Aires, neo-colonial style, with magnificent magnolias in your post. In 1866 fell under the Ministry of Education.

18. La Defense, 1179 Defense
It was the home of the Ezeiza family, luxury, large, with two floors and several rooms. Today is a great gallery of crafts, antiques, clothing and other times tables.

19. Modern Art Museum of the City, Av San Juan 350
Although today we find it closed for renovations, is a museum of contemporary art. Originally, it was the deposit of the cigarette factory "43."

20. Museo del Cinema, 1220 Defense
The museum features a Cineteca, collections of posters, costumes, photos and documents. Opens its doors Tuesday to Friday from 10 to 17.

21. Ex San Telmo Foundation, Defense 1344
Conctruido in 1860. Remodeled in 1980 by Osvaldo Giesso. It is a replica of the eighteenth century houses, which now operates an art gallery and a theater school.

22. Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, Brazil 315
Opened in 1904. Built by Alejandro Christophersen respecting the design of the Holy Synod of Russia Mihail Preobrazensky. In the foreground we see a representation of the Holy Trinity made in Saint Petersburg.

23. Parque Lezama - Monument Fuente Don Pedro de Mendoza, Brazil and Defense
Monument to the Conquest of America, a major character in the story. Opened on June 23, 1937, created by sculptor Juan Carlos Oliva Navarro. The monument represents the possession of the land by Pedro de Mendoza, where you can do with his sword stuck to the floor, and behind him a wall with indigenous figures.

24. Lezama Park - Patio of Sculptures and Amphitheater, Defense, Brazil, Av Av Paseo Colón and Martín García.
Lezama Greogorio before they took over the territory, it had several owners. In 1857, Gregorio fenced property and decorated with exotic plants and trees. In 1871, during the yellow fever epidemic, he opened the doors of the house to function as a sanatorium.
After his death in 1889, his widow sold the property to the municipality on the sole condition that it was a public park and is named after her husband.

25. National Historic Museum, Defensa 1600
Founded on May 24, 1889. Its heritage of the May Revolution, the War for Independence and other significant events in national history that took place during the nineteenth century. 

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