Buenos Aires, the city that never sleeps!
Buenos Aires, Argentina’s beautiful and lively main city, is located on the banks of the Río de la Plata and is home to over one-third of the Argentine population. Built by European immigrants primarily from Italy and Spain, Buenos Aires often surprises first-time visitors with its resemblance to parts of Paris, Rome and Barcelona. This is due to the city’s grandeur architecture, world-renowned theatres, extensive shops and cafes, and some of the best entertainment and nightlife in the world.
Buenos Aires offers gourmet cuisine, awesome shopping centers , huge parks, outdoors markets and a vibrant nightlife. It also has a packed calendar which includes a ten day showcase for international films and the international tango festival among other events.
We recommend you:
- Visiting the Obelisk, Buenos Aires’ most famous monument, on Avenida 9 de Julio, the widest street in the world.
- Exploring the historical center of the city: Plaza de Mayo, Casa Rosada, the Cathedral, the Cabildo and other major civic buildings.
- Attending a performance (or at least a guided visit) at renowned Teatro Colón (Colón Opera Hose), the second largest performing arts theater in the southern hemisphere.
- Learning to dance tango
- Spending the night partying away in a trendy dance club.
- Hunting for an antique gem in a dusty San Telmo shop or in San telmo popular fair on Sundays.
- Rubbing shoulders with the formerly rich and famous in Recoleta’s cemetery. The most visited “house” is Evita, Perón´s wife´s house.
- Attending a super-passionate fútbol (soccer) match between River and Boca.
- Having lunch or dinner at a parrilla (steak restaurant
- Visiting Feria de Mataderos (mataderos outdoor´s market), which takes place on Sundays and is a popular celebration of the country’s rural traditions and includes handcrafts, regional food specialties, folk music, local dances, and traditional gaucho riders.
- Going to the lively, colorful Caminito in La Boca, where it is said that tango originated in the brothels, and not forgetting to stop by the Museum of Bellas Artes along the way.
- Visit the ‘Notables Cafes’.
Experiencing Buenos Aires you’ll know why so many people have fallen in love with this city, and even decided to stay here.