Stands out for its luxury and aristocratic details
It is a part of Palermo neighborhood also called "Palermo Chico" that stands out for its luxury and aristocratic details. This urban area was designed by Carlos Thays. Some of the most beautiful and expensive mansions in the city are in Barrio Parque and many are homes of celebrities and Argentine politicians, such as Susana Gimenez, Mauricio Macri, Mirtha Legrand, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta or Carlos Bianchi.
Barrio Parque is characterized by its layout of diagonal and curved streets, beautiful green spaces, mansions and petit hotels of classic style and modern apartment towers with amenities. A nice walk to do is pass by the area of the embassies located in Avenida del Libertador and the streets Alejandro María de Aguado, Mariscal Ramón Castilla and Juez Estrada: its beautiful buildings enchant all types of visitors.
Not to be missed: In the area of Barrio Parque is the famous Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires, the MALBA. Here you can visit a permanent collection of more than 400 works by artists from the region, such as Frida Kahlo, Xul Solar, Diego Rivera, Botero, among others. If you want to know more about the Malba and other museums that you have to visit in Buenos Aires, do not forget to read this note. At the same time, Barrio Parque is home to one of the best-known shopping malls in the City of Buenos Aires, Paseo Alcorta. Here buyers can find local luxury brands, both national and international, a complete food court, movie theaters and a supermarket. Close here a walk through Barrio Parque and do some shopping is an excellent option.