This neighbourhood is best known for its Paris style houses, and the cemetery of Recoleta next to the church of Nuestra Siñora de Pilar. It is centrally located where mostly locals live. There are all kinds of stores near, including supermarkets, grocery stores, bakeries, bookshops, etc. Coffee shops all around.

It is also home to the world top 3 most beautiful bookstores, El Ateneo.

There are several busstops and a subway station just around the corner.