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Be Jardín Escondido by Coppola is an elegant boutique hotel situated in the fashionable neighborhood of Palermo Soho in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Located on the western shore of the estuary of the Rio de la Plata on the continent's southeastern coast, Buenos Aires is the country’s capital and largest city.
 
Palermo Soho is the center of Buenos Aires’ shopping district, filled with boutiques of unique clothes, shoes and other items, including cowhide rugs, tabletop trinkets and locally crafted leather bags. The traditional low houses have been adapted into boutiques and bars, creating an upscale bohemian feel.  Many TV and film producers are located here in Palermo Hollywood.  The area is especially popular with upper-middle class Argentines as well as foreign tourists. Adjacent parks and the riverfront are just a stroll away.
 
Be Jardín Escondido by Coppola is 30 kilometers north of EZE-Ezeiza International Airport, about a 50-minute drive. The domestic airport, which offers flights from Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, or within Argentina, is the AEP-Aeroparque Jorge Newberry Airport, which is conveniently located in downtown near the Palermo neighborhood. To get to the center of Buenos Aires from the hotel, the Metro (Line D) is a couple of blocks away.  Buenos Aires is a beautiful city which makes walking a lovely experience. Driving and bicycling can be chaotic and stressful due to the city’s heavy and congested traffic. Travelers will love exploring Argentina, with its perfect combination of beautiful beaches, rich scenery, and a place that’s dripping with culture.

 

L.E. Hotels TOP 10 must see attractions

Rosedal en Bosque de Palermo (The Rose Garden)
 
The Rose Garden Walk is a magnificent rose garden in the heart of the Parque Tres de Febrero (Bosques de Palermo). Designed by Charles Thays in 1914, the garden is 34,000 square meters with over 5,000 rose species. Today there are more than 14,600 rose bushes in this park.
 
Bosque de Palermo
 
Parque Tres de Febrero, also known as Bosques de Palermo, is a huge swathe of green – about 400 acres - in the Palermo area. There are dozens of interesting attractions to visit, which include: the Jardín Botánico Carlos Thays, the Jardín Japonés, the Planetario Galileo Galilei (planetarium), the Campo Argentino de Polo (polo grounds) and the Eduardo Sivori Museum. Boat rides are offered on one of the three artificial lakes that dot the park.  The Poet’s Garden has statues in bronze and stone of famous poets, including Jorge Luis Borges and William Shakespeare and the Galilei Planetarium is a great place to take kids to on a weekend outing.
 
Floralis Genérica
 
Floralis Genérica Is a steel and aluminum sculpture that represents a flower.  Designed by Eduardo Catalano, it was constructed in 2002. This amazing sculpture was designed to be different from others, actually opening its petals in the morning and closing them in the evening.
 
Teatro Colón
 
Ranked on par with some of the best opera houses in the world, Teatro Colón offers a very satisfying audiovisual experience with its superb acoustics and architectural elements.
 
Obelisco
 
Standing 67 meters high and with a base of 49 square meters, Obelisco was designed to commemorate the 4th centenary of the first but unsuccessful foundation of the city by Pedro de Mendoza. Today, it is a National Historical Monument and a much-visited tourist attraction.
 
Palacio del Congreso
 
The Palace of the Argentine National Congress is an important landmark of Buenos Aires. Situated at the western end of Avenida de Mayo, it is home to the Argentine National Congress.
 
Casa Rosada
 
La Casa Rosada or The Pink House, also known as Casa de Gobierno – House of Government - is a must-visit tourist spot in Buenos Aires.  It is the executive house and also the office of the Argentinian president.
 
Feria de San Telmo
 
Feria de San Telmo is the street market held every Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with more than 270 stands. Visitors can shop for interesting souvenirs and other items, enjoy the antiques, or just sit down with a cold beer. There are also tango dancers and a variety of other performers to check out.
 
Puerto Madero
 
Puerto Madero is a district known today for its high rises, fine dining, excellent parks, and the superb Puente de la Mujer Bridge. It covers a major portion of the Rio de la Plata riverbank and is also the place to view some great architectural elements from Argentina’s present.
 
Recoleta Cemetery
 
Recoleta Cemetery is the cemetery of the rich and famous in Buenos Aires, and has been called one of the best cemeteries in the world by BBC in 2011. CNN went one better and called it one of the 10 most beautiful cemeteries in the world in 2013. It is not only a popular tourist destination but also has a lot of architectural as well as historical significance attached to it.