Belgrano is one of the most traditional Buenos Aires City neighborhoods. It was created in 1855 and its name tributes the creator of the Argentine flag: Manuel Belgrano. Belgrano is full of history and curiosities; it even became the capital of our country for seven years (between 1880 and 1887) during the civil wars. Hostel Colonial brings you a full list of the main sightsees you have to visit when in Belgrano neighborhood.
As Palermo, Belgrano is divided is many sub-neighborhoods as: Belgrano R (the most expensive residential area), Belgrano C (the commercial area surrounding Cabildo Avenue, also known as Barrancas de Belgrano), Bajo Belgrano (the lands near the River Plate), China Town (the main entrance is close to Belgrano C train station in Juramento Street) and Barrio River (surrounding the River Plate Stadium).
Among Belgrano main attractions are: Barrancas de Belgrano parks (Juramento St. and 11 de Septiembre St.), “La Redonda” Church (Juramento St. and Vuelta de Obligado St.), Cabildo Avenue (commercial center), China Town, Spanish Art Museum (Vuelta de Obligado St. and Juramento St.), Sculpture Garden (Monroe Avenue and Húsares St.), among others.
Belgrano is a great place to visit. You can get there from our Hostel by train (from Retiro Station to Belgrano C station), by subway (D Line, Juramento station) or by bus (several buses go from Downtown to Belgrano).