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Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo

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Address: Avenida Del Libertador 4101 | Palermo, Buenos Aires C1426BWC, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 11 4778-2800
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Check the calendar online for the races. You can enter for free and see the races while sitting in or outside of the beautiful historical building. Very impressing!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Check the calendar online for the races. You can enter for free and see the races while sitting in or outside of the beautiful historical building. Very impressing!

Thank Yasminvant
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The building itself is beautiful and in line with the elitist sport and the smart people who attend the races. There are regular gastronomic shows and open-door occasional exhibitions as well as outlets of famous brands. You can get close to the horses and the jockeys who let the crowds get near and caress their animals.

Thank Jesusmiguel58
Hayward, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Wonderful arquitectura still in original shape and good conservation,The casino is smoke friendly (no agree with that) ,the full bar offer good drinks also you can eat out side with beautiful view,Bathrooms are new modern and clean,the service is good no great,no parking , only on the street,better get there buy taxi.

Thank sailingalongto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We arrived at 4 pm (races start at 1pm) on Wednesdays and Friday, but check the calendar on their website. There's an outside and also an inside area (free entry) where you can choose from a limited menu and also place bets on horses. There's also a VIP area with a casino but they request formal wear and an entry... More 

Thank Steven v
Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We live in Naples, FL and wanted to show something to our kids that they would never see in our hometown. The old French style building is still as beautiful as I imagine it was 60 years ago. I strongly suggest you go on-line and you call to confirm whether they have races the day you want to go and... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Not much to see the moment we chose to visit but the architecture of the building is impressive. Large racetrack. We wandered down to The Palace where Designer Outlet was opening. Not of interest compared to European outlets but at least you have a view of racetrack from the back.

Thank Michael C
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

If you are a lover of horse races, you will love the Hippodrome. I hate waiting a long time between races, and are easy bored, There is an outdoor section which is a restaurant, which served middle of the line food. Nothing to write home about, especially being bored by the long waits. I will not return!

Thank Joseph L
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Worth a look, great architecture and the racing track is huge and very famous. It's opposite the Polo centre and there is plenty more to see on that road. A huge pokie area as well for those that need a fix.....

Thank Kevin T
Elkton, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

We are into horse racing in the states so a visit to the track here is a no brainer. The Grounds are open for walking,watching horses training in the early morning and a casino. There is a Starbucks within walking distance with plenty of parking near the rose park.

Thank coopervanning
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

Beautiful French architecture. The most amazing things I found are free entry and you can actually walk around the paddocks where the horses are. You can't do that in racetracks in the US. The horses are lined up according to race and you can get very close to them before the races. Entry into the "VIP" area is 25 pesos... More 


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Best known as the largest neighbourhood in Buenos Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters, each with its own unique identity. The high-end quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favourite amongst locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de Palermo, is Palermo's most famous landmark and a popular destination for nature walks, picnics, rollerblading, and cycling. The scene becomes much trendier in Palermo Soho, a hip area known for its cool cafés and unique design stores, filled with shoppers on weekends; and Palermo Hollywood, renowned for the numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs, which make it the preferred spot for nights out and special occasions.
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