It is this one of the most tourist neighborhoods in the city, besides one of the biggest, concentrating a great variety of attractions, the coastal one, the race track, the parks, a group of green spaces designed at the beginning of century, among those that the Rosedal stands out, the Planetarium, center of exhibitions of astronomical topics, the traditional Rural Society that at the moment transformed its place in a center for events of all type, the Zoological of the city and the Botanical Garden that has near 7000 species vegetable, and numerous shoppings. Besides the Forests it has other green spaces as the Plaza Las Heras, in the place where formerly it works a jail, and the Plaza Cortázar, call popularly Plaza Serrano, in Old Palermo that although small, it concentrates interior usually joined.
On its proximities bars and pubs, being an important place for night entertainment. As this city grew giving the back to the river, the access to the Coastal, recently beautified, is not carried out directly from the urban space, but rather the group of parks should be crossed and to surround the city airport.
Equally is recommended to arrive until there.
This neighborhood is crossed by diverse avenues, Santa Fe, Libertador, Figueroa Alcorta, all which unite the center with the north area of the city and some continue many kilometers in the Great Buenos Aires, the avenue Las Heras arises in the Plaza Italia, important center for the transport, and it runs toward the center in some itineraries in diagonal with the layout of the city.
They stand out several monuments of the many in this neighborhood, as that of Garibaldi, in Plaza Italia, that of the Spaniards, that of Urquiza and the one dedicated to Sarmiento, carried out by the french sculptor Rodin. In this neighborhood the population of resources concentrates, from middle class to high class. The neighborhood has a wide history, with an origin classified as of slum, marginal, in its old area, beside the Stream Maldonado that before crossed the city and that today runs tubed below the avenue Juan B. Justo. It contains several buildings of interest like embassies, that of the Automobile Argentinean Club (ACA) and the Palace Errázuriz that originally was the Chilean ambassador's residence and today works like National Museum of Ornamental Art.