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Jardín Botánico Carlos Thays De La Ciudad Autónoma De Buenos Aires ) Is Locat ...

Jardín Botánico Carlos Thays De La Ciudad Autónoma De Buenos Aires ) Is Locat ...

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Description: Jardín Botánico Carlos Thays de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires ) is located in the Palermo neighbourhood of Buenos Aires in Argentina . The garden is triangular in shape , and is bounded by Sante Fé Avenue , Las Heras Avenue and República Árabe Syria Street . Palermo Park , the Buenos Aires Zoo and the Japanese Garden are all nearby . The garden , which has been declared a national monument , has a total area of 69 , 772 m2 , and holds around 5 , 500 species of plants , trees and shrubs , as well as a number of sculptures , monuments and 5 winter houses . Designed by the French landscape architect Carlos Thays , the garden was opened on September 7 , 1898 . Thays and his family lived in an English style mansion , located within the gardens , between 1892 and 1898 , when he served as director of parks and walks in the city . The mansion , built in 1881 , is currently the main building of the complex .

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