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Barrio Highlight: Recoleta

Recoleta is an upscale residential neighborhood inbetween Palermo and Retiro. The barrio is known for their extensive parks, cafes, restaurants, and most notably the Recoleta Cemetery. Often compared to Pére Lachaise Cemetery in Paris, Recoleta Cemetery is a mausoleum of sorts that house historic and affluent families throughout Argentina´s history including Eva Peron, past Presidents, scientists, and wealthy influential characters. Some of the other famous parks and sights include the Law School of the University of Buenos Aires, Museum of Beautiful Art (Museum of Bellas Artes), and United Nations Park. Recoleta is also known for their upscale restaurants, nightclubs, and chic bars. For any student looking to learn Spanish and Argentine culture, Recoleta is a must-see.

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United Nations Park with the Floris Generica (left) and Law School of the University (Right)