Palermo is a district in the northeast of Buenos Aires and is popular with long-term and short-term visitors who use the many coworking and coliving spaces found here.
Remote workers will also appreciate Palermo, and indeed all of Argentina, for its time zone that is very convenient for working with both North American and European clients.
Parts of Palermo are very upmarket and even nicknamed “Palermo-Chico”.
With its Barrio Parque, the Palermo Woods, Botanical Gardens and the Buenos Aires Zoo, the district is the greenest in the entire city.
Here are some fun facts about Palermo:
- About 260,000 residents live in Buenos Aires’ largest district.
- The name derives from its Franciscan abbey Saint Benedict of Palermo
- The locals call Buenos Aires BsAs.
- The Palermo Woods was created based on the Bois de Boulogne in Paris.
- The MALBA, Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires, hosts an enviable collection of 20th-century art.
- Palermo Hollywood is a sub-district, which is home to many media studios.
- Argentina is, of course, also a paradise for wine-loving nomads with an excellent selection of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Tempranillo available.
- History buffs will already know that Palermo has an interesting museum dedicated just to Evita.
- The Lollapalooza music festival is BsAs every November.
- The Internet in BsAs is very fast, and speeds of up to 1GBps are commonly available.
- The Jardín Japonés is just one of many gardens in Palermo and the largest Japanese garden outside Japan!
- Fans of a lively night-scene will also not be disappointed in Palermo. With its many themed and trendy bars such as the Harrison Speakeasy, it's the place to be after sunset as well.
The hip district of Palermo is also home to a huge variety of coffee shops to people watch and work outside of the many coworking and coliving locations.