Trains whistle and buses roll into Retiro, a north Buenos Aires neighborhood where monumental structures and belle époque embassies contrast with weathering enclaves in want of municipal services. Retiro's promenades wax and wane between couture shopping corridors, fast-paced transit halls, and challenging urban spaces. Regardless of Retiro's divergent appearances, one thing remains constant—the neighborhood's ultra-easy accessibility. Getting around and beyond Buenos Aires is easy from this transit-savvy locale.See 229 places to stay Save this neighborhood
Urban Couture and Urban Challenges In Transit-Friendly BA
Alvear Avenue is famous not only for the most exclusive representatives of haute couture, but also for its numerous demi-palaces and extensive presence of French academy architecture... The Buenos Aires Legislature declared it as an Historic Protection Area. NBC placed it among the world's five most distinguished avenues in the world."
Getting Everywhere from Estación Retiro
High-End Shopping In Retiro
...Within walking distance of the best of Buenos Aires: the Eva Peron Cemetery, Fine Arts Museum, Buenos Aires Design Centre, and the boutiques, cafes, and fine dining and live music venues of this charming and elegant European neighborhood."
Relaxation In Retiro: Historic Plaza San Martín
International Affiliations In Retiro
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Javier Pierini studied in Argentina in the creative workshops of Gabriel Valansi and Juan Travnik. He also studied photography at the Instituto Europeo di Design in Milan, Italy, and at the Santa Fe Workshops in the U.S. His work has been published in various media print worldwide including: The NYTimes Style Magazine, Travel + Leisure, National Geographic Traveler, Fortune, and Condé Nast Traveller. His artwork has been exhibited in Argentina, USA, Italy, and Poland.