El Rosedal, the Rose Garden, is part of Buenos Aires’ green lungs. Thousands of roses bloom in El Rosedal, filling it with beautiful colors and delicate fragrances. The Rosedal offers numerous attractions.
Palermo’s Rose Garden | Places to visit in Buenos Aires
Palermo’s Rose Garden: Places to visit in Buenos Aires
The Palermo neighborhood gives Buenos Aires a green lung in the midst of its cement: Tres de
Febrero Park, also known as Palermo Woods (Los Bosques de Palermo), with its different kinds of
trees, artificial lakes and rose gardens.
+ PALERMO ROSE GARDEN
The Palermo Rose Garden forms part of Buenos Aires’ Cultural Heritage and is the most visited
place in Tres de Febrero Park.
Designed by landscape artist Carlos Thays, the Rosedal is filled with roses in bloom. These delicate
flowers scatter their varied fragrances throughout the gardens.
A wrought-iron fence outlines the garden perimeter. It has an enormous dock and inviting sunfilled paths to tempt you to explore and breathe pure air. When you want to stop, rest, and
admire the scenery, you will find benches to sit on and fountains to soothe you while busts of
famous writers offer you a taste of literary culture.
+ THE ROSE GARDEN’S MOST IMPORTANT ATTRACTIONS
Here is a list of its principal attractions:
The Lake: Numerous kinds of fish swim here, including carp and catfish. At the dock you can rent a
rowboat or a pedal boat to navigate around the lake.
The White Bridge or Lovers’ Bridge: As its name indicates, this bridge attracts lovers who wish to
protect their love by performing a lovers’ rite. Legend says that lovers must hold hands, step on
the first step at the same time with their right feet first, then stop in the middle of the bridge to
El Patio Andaluz: This Patio is found at one of the entrances to the Rose Garden. Its beauty brings
to mind Spain’s Andalucía with its benches, its splendid fountain, its majolica tiled stairs and its
La Rosaleda and its great variety of roses is the heart of the Rose Garden.
La Glorieta is covered with climbing roses and vines that bring its structure to life.
Five fountains enliven the landscape.
The Poets’ Garden has twenty-six busts of important writers from around the world.
+ GETTING THERE
The Rosedal is located in the Palermo neighborhood, in what is known as the Palermo Woods;
Palermo Woods also houses the Zoo, the Japanese Gardens and the Planetarium Galileo Galilei.
To get to the Rosedal, located at the intersections of Avenida Sarmiento and Avenida del
Libertador, take one of these buses: 10, 34, 67, 128, 130, or 161.
+ MORE POSSIBILITIES
To take advantage of the green lung with its pure air, people jog, ride bikes or rollerblade.
- Take your camera and batteries.
- Take sunscreen and sunglasses on sunny days.
- Take your iPod or your mp3 player so your memories will be set to music.
- Take good care of your valuables (purse, backpack, camera, Tablet).
- Rent a boat on the weekend-you won’t regret it.
+ WHERE TO STAY IN PALERMO
There is an option for every budget. If you prefer total privacy, the best choice is to rent an
apartment. If you prefer direct contact with other tourists so you can share experiences and save
money, the best option is to stay at a Hostel in Palermo. A more expensive option would be to
choose a Bed and Breakfast.
+ MORE PHOTOS: PALERMO'S ROSE GARDEN
Source: Buenos Aires Hostels + www.ba-h.com.ar the principal reference for Hostels
in Buenos Aires. The website was created in 1999 and offers an ample selection of
hostels, apartments, bed and breakfasts, and university residences in the principal
Buenos Aires neighborhoods: Palermo, Recoleta, Barrio Norte, Belgrano, San Telmo,
La Boca, etc.