Location: Parque 3 de Febrero, Palermo.
With numerous numerous stonemason of different kinds of roses, it is the heart of 3rd February Park. It is the most visited sector and it is next to a lake and protected all round by forged iron railings. It was created in 1914 by the famous landscape architect Charles Thays, there and 1,189 different rose species were planted which gave origin to 14,600 rosebushes, that cause an explosion of flowers every spring. It occupies 34,000 square metres.
The groves were part of the San Benito de Palermo Park where Governor Juan Manuel de Rosas had his home.
The park now sports old promenades, sculptures, plazas and museums. The main attractions are: The Garden of the Poets with holds busts of famous lyrics writers from various countries. The Andalusian Patio built in 1929 and given as a gift to Buenos Aires by the city hall of Seville in Spain, which forms a circus with a ceramic fountain in its centre. The Bower, covered by climbing roses and vines with a sculpture by Emile Peynot called “Ofrenda floral a Sarmiento” and The Bridge, a magnificent wood construction across the lake designed by well known engineer Benito Carrasco in 1914.