Recoleta and the cemetery
Boasting museums, cultural centers and historical landmarks, the beauty of Recoleta is that as a tourist you can find something of interest on any given day of the week. The standout highlight is the Recoleta Cemetery. Covering just under 55,000sqm, the cemetery is a mini-village of tombs, some lavish and others crumbling, which serve as the resting places of Argentina's most important families, namely Eva Peron. Luis Angel Firpo nicknamed the Bull of the Pampas has a life size statue at his cryp. Firpo fought a memorable fight against Jack Dempsey back in 1923.