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Museo de la Policía Federal
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El Ateneo information
Buenos Aires’ landmark bookseller stocks a few books in English (including some Lonely Planet guidebooks) and also has a decent selection of CDs. There are several branches within the city, including the gorgeous Grand Splendid , a renovated cinema where Carlos Gardel got his career started; soak up the glamour at the cafe, located on the old stage.