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Recoleta, located north of Buenos Aires, is one of the most expensive areas of the city. It is the neighborhood where French immigration lived since 1840. Its streets and structures were made in a notorious attempt to look like Paris. There are even those who dare to affirm that there are streets in this area identical to those in Paris. Precisely, for this neighborhood is that Buenos Aires is compared with the French capital. Currently, Recoleta is an elegant neighborhood with five-star hotels, high-end restaurants, luxurious clothing, footwear and jewelry stores. It is a tourist area where you can enjoy historical monuments such as the National Library, the Recoleta Cultural Center, the National Museum of Fine Arts and the popular Recoleta Cemetery, where the remains of public figures of politics, art and culture lie Argentina. In this neighborhood is El Ateneo Bookstore, valued as one of the most authentic in the world. Its structure is the product of a modern remodeling of an old theater. In Recoleta, in addition, the traveler can enjoy the most exclusive shops and can go shopping in the more than 10 shopping arcades that abound in this well-off area. Its location is not a problem. Recoleta is a central neighborhood that borders the historic center. How to get? Easy: by public transport or by subway. The traveler must take the D and H line of the subway to get to Recoleta. It also has a wide nightlife: the tourist will find sports bars, pubs with Argentine cuisine, nightclubs, cocktail lounges and breweries. In this neighborhood it is customary to dine at 10 o’clock at night and frequent the night spots at dawn. The area is safe and has taxis all night. Recoleta is one of our favorite options for sleeping in Buenos Aires.