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Santa Fe 3951, Palermo , Buenos Aires, 1425 | +54 11 4831 4527, Argentina
Jardín Botánico Gardens in Buenos Aires
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Designed by renowned French landscaper Carlos Thays, who is responsible for many of the city's loveliest green spaces, the botanical garden is home to dozens of species as well as a greenhouse imported from France and then reassembled in 1897. Stop by the ornamental Roman garden, dotted with marble statues, cypresses, and rose bushes. Venus, Mercury, and a fountain are all represented in the French garden that’s based on Versailles. A surprisingly tranquil haven nestled between two avenues in bustling Palermo, it's also an unofficial home for dozens of unwanted but extremely friendly cats.

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