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Florida Street Area Shopping (Self Guided), Buenos Aires

Florida Street drips elegance and sophistication from many of its stores. Catering for those who like some of the finer things in life, this downtown pedestrianized locale is one of THE places to come in the city for leather goods. Many locals and tourists also flock here to buy sports equipment. And if you’re in the market for some last minute souvenirs, search through stores selling such traditional and beloved items as football jerseys, tango figurines and shot glasses.

One of the biggest draws is the internationally famous Galerias Pacifico. This upmarket shopping mall is home to more than 150 stores, including such leading global brands as Lancôme, Lacoste, Nike and Christian Lacroix. The mall is housed in a lavish building, which features a 450m2 central dome covered in murals.

While you are in the area, make your way over to Avenida Corrientes. This is one of the most famous and popular thoroughfares in the city and encompasses cinemas, the city’s theater district and numerous bookstores, many of which are open late into the night. Tango legend Carlos Gardel lived here and there are commemorative plaques on street corners dedicated to key figures in the development of the genre. As you walk along the street, admire the exhilarating mix of architectural styles, which includes gleaming skyscrapers and Art Deco buildings.
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Florida Street Area Shopping Map

Guide Name: Florida Street Area Shopping
Guide Location: Argentina » Buenos Aires
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 2.8 Km or 1.7 Miles
Author: vickyc

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