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El Ateneo (bookstore) *

A bookstore built into a former colonial theater
Simply put, if you like books and bookstores, El Ateneo - Santa Fe will take your breath away. This theater, built 1919, was also radio station, a movie theater, and a live music venue. Its current incarnation preserves the look of a sumptuous theater; the main selection of books are in the orchestra section, while the music, dvd, and specialized book sections are up front and in the upper floors. Perhaps the most beautiful details of El Ateneo are the theater stage turned into a fancy coffee shop, and the intact theater boxes, which make for perfectly serene reading spots.

Tags: Cultural Interest

Av. Santa Fe 1860 (Av. Callao)
Buenos Aires, Argentina

+54 11 4813 4154


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