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Parque Tres February 25, 2016

River Plate Stadium this stadium is known popularly as El Monumental. He was one of the first large stadiums in South America, with a capacity of 70000 spectators. Other improvements have expanded its capacity until the current 76609, the largest nationwide. The national team plays in this stadium and is also home to massive music events. Argentine Polo horses (short) and Argentine polo players field are considered among the best in the world. This stadium is known as the Polo’s Cathedral. The stadium has a capacity of 30000 spectators and is used for musical events, pato and field hockey games. Among the most important teams of the country, we can appoint La Dolfina, Indian Chapaleufu, Ellerstina and La Aguada. The Argentine open Polo Championship, the most important tournament of the world, begins in late November. Hipodromo de Palermo is the Hippodrome with more history of Latin America. Its arena of 2400 metres track is among the most important in the world. Its most famous fan was Carlos Gardel, who used to sing in the studs Palermo and also was the owner of the horse lunatic. This rode it the Uruguayan jockey Irineo Leguisamo, one of the most notorious history. The Racecourse has three grandstands: the special, the officer (the most sophisticated of all, built in 1908 by the French architect Dujarric) and the Paddock near the pits and the roundabout’s display. Palermo runs during November the Gran Premio Nacional, the Argentine classic, and the final race of the Triple Crown (also written by dicks of fillies and Colts and the Jockey Club). Zoo in 1888, the municipality of Buenos Aires ordered that you part of the Parque Tres de Febrero (Palermo forests) should be destined for a zoo. When was opened, it had 650 specimens of 53 different species of the world. The Zoo has 18 hectares and since its privatization in 1991 had a great redesign.

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