5 day trip to Buenos Aires


Cosmopolitan and conservative, modern and traditional, the Capital of Argentina awaits you to discover its secrets and live its endless nights accompanied by excellent gastronomy

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Congreso de la Nación Argentina


One of the largest Congresses in the world

  • Keep in mind that the guided tours are on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 12:30 or 17:00 hours and the tour lasts between 60 and 90 minutes, it is accessed by Yrigoyen street.


  • If you wish, you can also visit the Parliamentary Museum in the same Congress, its hours are Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


  • If you have time, we recommend you visit the library, they have at least one copy of each book that has been published in Argentina.


  • Pay special attention to the Mariano Moreno square, it is the one that continues to the Congress square, it is there where the kilometer zero is located, a monolith that symbolizes the starting point of the Argentine road network, accompanied by the Virgin of Luján, patron saint from the country.


  • National Congress is housed in a palace-like building.


  • Its construction began in 1898 and lasted eight years.


  • It is one of the most important buildings in the country and its dome, 80 meters high, can be seen from many parts of the city,


  • It is one of the largest congresses in the world and at the time it was the tallest building in the capital.


  • Its style is a late 19th century Greco-Roman eclecticism and the building is entirely clad in gray limestone, with a granite base.


  • Its interior is made up of the Chamber of Deputies and the Chamber of Senators. In addition to a press room, an outstanding library and a reading room and several lounges.


  • We started our morning starting in the Balvanera neighborhood, getting to know the National Congress.


  • Free.


  • 15 min - 30 min


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Palacio Barolo


An avenue full of history, the first in the city

  • We recommend you not lose sight of the facades of all the buildings that accompany the avenue, they are well worth observing.


  • If you have time in the city, the interior visit to the Barolo Palace is highly recommended.


  • On the official website you will find information about the different guided tours they offer, as well as their schedules and costs.


  • Pay special attention to the clock of the Porteña Legislature, it has a peculiarity that makes it unique: a melody command clock, with a five-bell chime, this clock controls the movement of another 80 clocks distributed in the rest of the building.


  • The avenue is accompanied by many historic buildings to admire on your route, in addition, emblematic places such as Café Tortoni, one of the most representative and oldest bars in the city.


  • On your tour you will find the Museum of the Revolution, a gallery of handicrafts where artisans make their products by hand.


  • The Barolo Palace, is the great highlight on your tour, twin of the Salvo Palace in Montevideo, representing a union between the two capitals of the Río de la Plata.


  • The Palace is an architectural marvel, it is full of analogies and references to the Divine Comedy.


  • On the corner with Calle Bolivar is the Palacio de la Legislatura de Buenos Aires, one of the largest buildings in the city.


  • We continue our steps after crossing the Plaza del Congreso to walk the Avenida de Mayo, one of the most historic streets in the city and which is surrounded by beautiful buildings.


  • Free.


  • 15 min - 30 min


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Obelisco


The biggest emblem of the city

  • Keep in mind that it is located at the intersection of two of the most important avenues in the city: 9 de Julio, and Corrientes Street, the brodway of Buenos Aires, you cannot miss it.


  • Do not miss the opportunity to visit the Obelisco Norte and Obelisco Sur underground galleries, they are located under 9 de Julio Avenue and have endless shops of all kinds and art galleries.


  • It was inaugurated in 1936 as a commemoration of the fourth centenary of the first foundation of Buenos Aires.


  • And it is located exactly the same place where the national flag was raised for the first time in the city.


  • Its construction was in record time, it took only 31 days and more than 150 workers participated.


  • It has a height of 67.5 meters high. At its top there are four windows, which can only be reached by a 206-step marine staircase.


  • Its tip is blunt and measures 40 cm and culminates in a lightning rod that cannot be seen due to its height.


  • Inside it has a built-in iron box that is said to hold a photo of the construction engineer, and a letter intended for those who demolish it.


  • We continue on our way to a mandatory stop in the city, you cannot have been in Buenos Aires and not have taken a photo at the Obelisk.


  • Free.


  • 0 min - 15 min


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Teatro Colón


One of the most important lyrical theaters in the world

  • If you have time you cannot miss the opportunity to visit this area, the theater is located in the area known as La Belle Époque in Buenos Aires.


  • We recommend visiting its interior, the theater, it is a true gem and is one of the essentials in the world of opera, at the height of La Scala in Milan, the Opera Garnier in Paris and the Royal Opera House in London.


  • Keep in mind that during the guided tour you will be able to visit the entrance hall covered by a dome formed by stained glass windows, the Sala de los Bustos and the Salón Dorado, created in Baroque style and of course, the Concert Hall composed of elegant velvet armchairs Red.


  • Guided tours start every 15 minutes.


  • It took 20 years to build and it has been open since its first performance on May 25, 1908, in which the opera Aída, by Giuseppe Verdi, was presented.


  • The most important directors, singers and dancers in history, such as Igor Stravinsky, Herbert von Karajan, Daniel Barenboim, Maria Callas, Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo, Rudolf Nureyev, Julio Bocca and Maximiliano Guerra have set foot on its stages.


  • Its horseshoe-shaped room generates a perfect sound distribution and the three floors of boxes designed with soft materials - fabrics, woods, carpets - achieve optimal absorption.


  • Hard materials such as marble and bronze were used on the upper floors to perfect the reflection of the waves.


  • Its dome was decorated by the Argentine painter Raúl Soldi.


  • We continue our journey to now get to know one of the most important theaters in the world, with more than a century of history.


  • Adults: $ 1000 Students: $ 250 Under 7s: free admission.


  • 1 h - 2 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Every day from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


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Galerías Pacífico


Luxury and art

  • You cannot miss the opportunity to access this shopping center, even if you do not have plans to make purchases, because its architecture and its interior are very worth it.


  • Keep in mind that you can have an audio guide to know the history of the galleries, the building and the murals, requesting your headphones at the information stand on the Source level, the guide is available in Spanish, English, Portuguese and French.


  • If you have time, we recommend you go to the Borges Cultural Center, which is located a few meters from the Gallery.


  • It is one of the main commercial centers of the City and they are located in one of the main intersections of the capital: Florida Street and Córdoba Avenue.


  • Its architecture and its magnificent dome decorated with murals painted by Antonio Berni, Lino Enea Spilimbergo, Demetrio Urruchúa and Juan Carlos Castagnino, are the main attraction of the galleries.


  • The original building was built in 1889 and was home to the Au bon Marché stores but they were never opened.


  • A short time later, it was sold to the Buenos Aires al Pacífico railroad, which finally gave it its current name.


  • From 1896 until 1940 it was the headquarters of the National Museum of Fine Arts.


  • In 1992 one of the most important shopping centers in the city was renovated and opened.


  • We begin to walk the emblematic pedestrian area of Buenos Aires, Florida Street and our first stop will undoubtedly be at Galerías Pacífico.


  • Free.


  • 30 min - 1 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Monday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.


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Calle Florida & Calle Lavalle


The most famous corner of Buenos Aires

  • You cannot miss the opportunity to visit one of the most famous corners of Buenos Aires, Florida and Lavalle, both pedestrianized.


  • If you wish, you can visit the first branch of the famous El Ateneo bookstore chain, at 340 Florida street 340, it is a traditional multi-storey and very well preserved place. And remember that on Avenida Santa Fe y Callao, you will find the branch that has been recognized for the last two years as the most beautiful bookstore in the world, you cannot miss it.


  • Florida Street runs from north to south, from Rivadavia Avenue and ends after 10 blocks in the famous Plaza San Martín.


  • Florida Street dates from the year 1582 and is one of the oldest streets in the city.


  • For the Centennial of the May Revolution, in 1910, Buenos Aires was dressed up and Florida Street, which was already an important commercial artery, was the main circulation route.


  • Surrounded by shops of the main brands, you can buy clothes, crafts, souvenirs, footwear, toys, books and much more.


  • You will also find many options in terms of gastronomy and traditional ice cream parlors and cafes.


  • It is time to visit the most famous pedestrian area in the city: Florida Street, one of the streets where the Buenos Aires air is most breathed.


  • Enjoy walking this street where you can experience the different typical artistic expressions such as couples dancing tango, music groups, living statues and comedians.


  • Free.


  • 15 min - 30 min


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Mirador Galería Güemes


Mythical viewpoint of the city

  • You cannot miss the opportunity to know this passage, it is going back in time, it hides stories in each of its corners.


  • From here, one of the best-known radio stations in the country broadcast for the first time.


  • We recommend you visit all its corners, here lived for example for more than a year, the French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, author of The Little Prince.


  • Keep in mind that the entrance to the viewpoint is closer to the Miter entrance.


  • Pay attention to its views, from the heights, you will be able to see the most emblematic buildings, the classic domes of the city, the Río de la Plata and if the weather accompanies you you will have a view of the Uruguayan coast.


  • This true vintage treasure was inaugurated in 1915, and it was known to be the shopping and social events tour par excellence.


  • Its more than 100 meters long join Florida and San Martín streets.


  • It has an unparalleled cultural and historical value for the city and in addition to the shops, a theater and the offices that you will find along the passage, the highlight is its mythical viewpoint.


  • The Güemes viewpoint reopened to the public in 2013 and with its 87 meters it is considered the first skyscraper in Buenos Aires.


  • It preserves to this day its European architecture from the end of the 19th century, with its marked Art Nouveau style, the elegance in its bronzework details, its advanced elevators and its imposing glass and iron domes, among other examples, make it unique.


  • On our way we arrive at this passage, the most famous in the city, called Galerías Güemes, for its imposing architecture, its outstanding viewpoint and its incalculable cultural value.


  • Galleries: free Mirador: $ 200 Minors: free.


  • 15 min - 30 min


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Galleries from Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Viewpoint from Monday to Friday from 3 to 5:40 p.m., entrance to the viewpoint is every 20 minutes.


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Catedral Metropolitana de Buenos Aires


The main headquarters of the Catholic Church of Argentina

  • Keep in mind that the cathedral also functions as a museum in honor of Pope Francis, who from 1998 until his consecration as Supreme Pontiff on March 19, 2013, was Archbishop of Buenos Aires and in charge of leading the Archdiocese.


  • In the museum you can find personal and liturgical objects used during all his years as archbishopric.


  • In addition, the cathedral has a service of guided tours and audio guides in different languages.


  • We recommend you not to miss if the changing of the guard of the grenadiers, the cavalry weapon unit of the Argentine Army, which guards the mausoleum of General San Martín, recognized Latin American liberator, coincides with your visit, it is every day between 8:00 and 19 hours, every two hours.


  • Its current building is the sixth reconstruction that the cathedral has undergone since its foundation in 1593.


  • The definitive construction began in 1752 and ended 100 years later, although in 1911 the interior was finished.


  • Its final style is neoclassical and has an unusual profile in cathedrals, with a closer resemblance to a Greek temple.


  • Its 12 outer columns symbolize the twelve apostles of Jesus.


  • The interior has naves, side chapels and a transept under an impressive dome that reaches 41 meters in height.


  • The large, gilded high altar stands in the middle of the cathedral as the highlight of the center.


  • It is time to arrive at a place that brings together many of the great historical attractions of the city, the Plaza de Mayo.


  • First we will know the Metropolitan Cathedral of the city, the most important Catholic church in the country, and which curiously can go unnoticed by its structure since it lacks towers, but it is wonderful inside.


  • Free.


  • 15 min - 30 min


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.


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Casa Rosada


The oldest and most important square in the city

  • If you have time, we recommend you visit the Cabildo Museum, it is a very interesting visit to learn about the beginnings of the city of Buenos Aires and how it reached independence in 1816, the entrance is accessible and has guided tours.


  • It is also advisable to visit the Bicentennial Museum, with free access, where the most relevant events of the modern history of the country are reviewed.


  • Pay special attention to the two monuments in the square, the May Pyramid in the center of the square and the monument to General Manuel Belgrano, which pays tribute to whoever was the creator of the Argentine flag.


  • The week of May is the most important historical event in Argentina, on May 25, 1810, in this same square the country's intellectuals met to expel the Spanish Viceroy and form the first independent government.


  • The square is surrounded by outstanding buildings among them, the most prominent being the Casa Rosada.


  • The Casa Rosada, rises in the same place that occupied the old fort of the city and is the headquarters of the executive government of the country, where the president carries out his work.


  • On the opposite side we find the Cabildo de Buenos Aires, there since 1725, it was the old seat of the viceroyalty of La Plata, although today we can see less than a quarter of its original size.


  • Metropolitan Cathedral, the great building of the Banco Nación de la Argentina.


  • We are now in the most important square in the country.


  • This particular square, which perhaps does not dazzle like the squares in other cities, witnessed all the most important historical and social events in the country.


  • Free.


  • 15 min - 30 min


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Complejo Histórico Cultural Manzana de las Luces


Old tunnels from colonial times

  • Keep in mind that the block of lights would be an imaginary square formed by Alsina, Perú, Moreno and Bolívar streets, this is a route that you must take if you make this visit on your own.


  • Guided tours are free and take place from Monday to Friday at 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 3:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.


  • Keep in mind that if you take the guided tour, you can take a tour through the remains of the buildings built by the Jesuits that are still preserved.


  • It is one of the main Buenos Aires historical complexes and houses several of the oldest buildings.


  • The Church of San Ignacio, is considered the oldest church in the city, it was the work of the Jesuits in 1675.


  • Within the tour you can visit the Patio de la Procuraduría de las Misiones, a building from the year 1730.


  • Also noteworthy in its route are the small sections of the colonial tunnels built during the 18th century that reached the Cabildo, the Fort, the river, and some notable churches and buildings in the city.


  • Taking the guided tour you will be able to access one of the viceregal houses from the year 1783, the Representatives Room, where the Representatives of Buenos Aires to elaborate the Laws and elect the governors.


  • It is now time to discover the oldest part of Buenos Aires, to walk through the famous apple of lights, it will take us on a trip to the colonial era of the country.


  • Free.


  • 30 min - 1 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.


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Paseo de la Historieta - El Loco Chávez


Argentina's most popular cartoon characters

  • Keep in mind that you can set up the route at your convenience, in information tips, we give you the usual route.


  • If you want to extend your journey to Puerto Madero, we recommend the following path, where you will start with Don Nicola.


  • On Juana Manso Avenue, you will find Negrazón and Chaveta, following the route through Marta Lynch Avenue, another of the most famous in the country Diógenes and Linyera arrives, there are also Langostino and Corina.


  • Keep in mind that the inevitable in this tour is Inodoro Pereyra and his inseparable dog Mendieta, creation of Roberto Fontanarrosa.


  • At the end of the tour and if you have time, you can access the Humor Museum on Avenida de los Italians.


  • The tour begins in the streets Defensa and Chile with the world-renowned Mafalda and her friends Susanita and Manolito, created by Quino.


  • Continue along Chile Street to Balcarce with Isidoro Cañones, the work of Dante Quinterno.


  • Balcarce Street is home to several of them, there are Larguirucho and Super Hijitus, characters by Manuel García Ferré, if you continue towards Belgrano Avenue, you will find Matías, Sendra's inquisitive boy, and Don Fulgencio, the man who had no childhood.


  • Clemente, another beloved Argentine character, a soccer fan, created by Caloi and lastly, Las Chicas de Divito.


  • Patoruzú, Patoruzito and Isidorito await you on Belgrano avenue and Paseo Colón.


  • Gaturro, the most contemporary and famous today, is Nik's mascot.


  • We continue on our way to take a pleasant tour through the streets of Buenos Aires, while we get to know one by one the great characters of the Argentine comic strip.


  • Tour the city accompanied by Mafalda, Isidoro, Patoruzú, Clemente and Gaturro, among others.


  • Free.


  • 15 min - 30 min


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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El Zanjón


The largest archaeological recovery in the city

  • You cannot miss the opportunity to make this intriguing visit that will take you on a trip to the colonial era of the country.


  • While here we recommend you visit the exterior of the Minimum House, a few meters away on Defensa and Pasaje San Lorenzo streets, a narrow house only 2.30 meters wide with a romantic balcony.


  • The Zanjón de Granados was a small stream that crossed the San Telmo neighborhood many years ago and was accidentally rediscovered in 1985 under a large house built in 1830.


  • Currently, it is possible to walk through this labyrinth of tunnels that allows you to discover more than four centuries of Buenos Aires' past.


  • This house was built for a wealthy Spanish family of leather merchants during the 19th century and later abandoned with the arrival of yellow fever in the south of the city.


  • You can visit all the facilities of this site and also enjoy the intriguing stories told by the guides in charge of the tour.


  • The tour of the most traditional area of the city, now takes us to know the secrets of this old house.


  • Monday through Friday: $ 300. Sundays: $ 250.


  • 30 min - 1 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Monday to Friday: from 12:00 to 15:00. (Guided tours every hour). Sundays: From 11:00 to 17:30 (Guided visits every 30 minutes).


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Plaza Dorrego


Old and traditional

  • You cannot miss the opportunity to stroll through this very traditional area of the city, which still preserves a large part of its architectural heritage.


  • We recommend you walk through its cobbled streets, its low houses with patios with cisterns that suggest a stopped postcard of yesteryear.


  • Also bear in mind that this area stands out for its bars, restaurants, tango shops and for the wide variety of antique shops of different sectors.


  • We recommend you visit the Museum of Modern Art if you have time, which is located in this area, the museum houses more than 7000 works of Argentine and international art, which are worth visiting.


  • In its beginnings, San Telmo was inhabited by the richest families in the city, but in 1871, the yellow fever epidemic ravaged the area and its inhabitants moved to the north of the city.


  • It was then, when European immigrants took advantage of the colonial buildings and established the famous conventillos, which today can be visited in San Telmo and La Boca.


  • Plaza Dorrego is the second oldest square in the entire city and every Sunday the most important outdoor antique fair in the city is held.


  • From Plaza Dorrego you will see the domes of the Church of San Pedro Telmo, they will guide you until you discover the exterior wonder of this historic temple, surrounded by details that highlight its neo-colonial origin.


  • We will finish the afternoon in one of the most traditional and ancient neighborhoods of the city, San Telmo.


  • Bohemian par excellence, he has been an impassive witness to a large part of the momentous events of Argentine history. Do not stop enjoying your tour.


  • Free.


  • 30 min - 1 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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San Telmo


The most traditional night

  • Keep in mind that the center of the nightlife in San Telmo is Plaza Dorrego, however in the surroundings you will find outstanding places, especially traditional food, such as those found in Chile, Defensa, Carlos Calvo, Bolívar and Balcarce streets. .


  • You cannot miss the opportunity to enjoy a night here, San Telmo offers perhaps the most varied offer in bars, clubs and discos in the entire city.


  • The night of San Telmo is bohemian par excellence, tango and rock, stand out in it.


  • It is surrounded by many bars, some with live music and something for all tastes, rock, blues, Latin, tango.


  • Many bars are installed in old houses or churches and have a nice atmosphere.


  • The Plaza Dorrego, you will find the most legendary places to drink a beer or a glass of wine.


  • Chile Street is another highlight of the nightlife of San Telmo, between Defensa and Balcarce streets.


  • When night falls, San Telmo invites you to walk through its streets to discover the different bars, tangeries and restaurants in the neighborhood.


  • Free.


  • 1 h - 2 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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La Boca


A unique place in the world

  • You cannot miss the opportunity to see the famous Transbordado Bridge, an old iron bridge, where the mouth of the Riachuelo is located, which forms the characteristic silhouette of this part of the City.


  • If you have time, don't forget to go to the Torre del Fantasma, as long as this residence is inhabited by a ghostly character, its construction is in the Catalan modernism style, you will find it on Avenida Benito Pérez Galdós 390.


  • Keep in mind that you can visit La Boca during the day, but that area at night becomes one of the most insecure neighborhoods in the city. The recommendation is to visit this area during the morning or early afternoon and not stray too far from the most touristy streets.


  • La Boca begins its history in 1536 with the arrival in the city of Pedro de Mendoza.


  • And it has always been one of the most peculiar and tourist areas of the city.


  • The construction of the houses made of wood and sheets painted with varied and striking colors, of the paintings that were left over in the port, stands out.


  • Caminito pedestrian street is the highlight of your tour.


  • Here is also one of the most important football stadiums in the country, Boca Juniors, better known as "La Bombonera", inaugurated in 1940.


  • Also on the tour of the neighborhood is a visit to the Boca Quinquela Martín Museum of Fine Arts, which has the most extensive collection of oil paintings by the Argentine painter Benito Quinquela Martín.


  • We started our second day in the city, visiting the neighborhood of La Boca, a colorful, picturesque and full of life neighborhood.


  • Free.


  • 1 h - 2 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Caminito


The most famous pedestrian street in Buenos Aires

  • Keep in mind if you wish that you can take an organized tour of the area and discover the details of the place, but it is also a very good option to take the tour on your own, if you wish.


  • La Boca and Caminito Street, was the area where the Genoese immigrants settled who gave shape to the well-known conventillos, popular and precarious characteristics of the neighborhood since the end of the 19th century.


  • From them and from the fusion of different immigrant cultures, one of the most important musical styles in the country emerged, Tango.


  • Caminito, is undoubtedly one of the most emblematic and attractive walks in the city, its 150 meters long form a true open-air museum, with its particular sinuous shape, due to the fact that it follows the bed of a stream that flowed until the beginning 20th century.


  • It owes its name to the famous Caminito tango, premiered at the carnivals in 1926.


  • We dedicate an exclusive walk to the most prominent place in the La Boca neighborhood; Caminito Street.


  • A true open-air museum, full of conventillos, typical colonial sheet metal houses, which show their walls painted in different colors.


  • Free.


  • 30 min - 1 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Puerto Madero


The most modern and exclusive area in the city

  • We recommend as far as possible to get here by taxi or public transport from the La Boca neighborhood.


  • Puerto Madero is one of the most exclusive areas of Buenos Aires, but the walk from our previous point to here, if you don't know the city, can be dangerous. It is only ten minutes by car.


  • On your tour of Puerto Madero, you will find different places to visit, if you want to organize your time, we recommend visiting the Carcova Museum or the Humor Museum.


  • Pay special attention to the names of its streets, they pay tribute to great women in Argentine history.


  • If you have time, we recommend a brief visit to the Basilica Nuestra Señora de la Merced, which constitutes a portion of the history of Argentine independence.


  • Located at the intersections of Juan Domingo Perón and Reconquista streets, this 18th century church is a place that you must enter without hesitation, it keeps different uses in its memory, but it was from its atrium where Viceroy Liniers led the attack on Plaza de May against the English invasions.


  • In 1882 the great port of Buenos Aires was built for the first time, but ten years later, it became obsolete and fell into decline.


  • Almost a hundred years later the area was rehabilitated to make it the exclusive space that you can visit today.


  • On its route, its lively walks and the colorful Puente de la Mujer stand out, the first work in Latin America by the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava.


  • In addition, moored in its docks, you will find the Sarmiento Frigate and the Uruguay Corvette, two ships with much to tell their visitors.


  • There is also the Costanera Sur Ecological Reserve that offers surprising landscapes.


  • The Fountain of Las Nereidas, the work of the Argentine sculptor Lola Mora, was inaugurated in 1903.


  • Puerto Madero, is one of the most exclusive and modern neighborhoods in the city, a place that invites you to be toured by day and also a must-see at night.


  • Free.


  • 1 h - 2 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Cementerio de la Recoleta


Magnificent sample of architecture and art

  • Note that the Buenos Aires tourist office offers free guided tours of the cemetery. For complete and adequate information, we recommend you go to one of the tourist information centers in the city, because the days and times of the same vary frequently.


  • Do not miss the opportunity to see the sculpture of The Lady in White, the story tells that a girl crying in the street, a gentleman approaches her, consoles her, falls in love and she disappears forever, it was Luz María, daughter of the playwright Enrique García Velloso who died of leukemia at the age of 15, the story of love and mystery that this sculpture keeps is really worth it.


  • The cemetery, an excellent work of architecture dating from 1822, is built on the foundations of an old monastery and was the first public cemetery in the city.


  • Among its numerous and imposing mausoleums and vaults, is the eternal resting place of different personalities in the history of Argentina such as the tomb of Evita Perón, one of the most visited, writers, Nobel laureates, athletes and businessmen.


  • On your tour you will find marble and bronze mausoleums, great Greek temples and small Egyptian pyramids coexist with art nouveau style sarcophagi.


  • More than 90 vaults have been declared a National Historic Monument, the work of important architects and are adorned with marbles and sculptures.


  • Begin the afternoon visiting one of the most visited sites in the city, the impressive Recoleta Cemetery.


  • Free.


  • 30 min - 1 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Monday to Sunday: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


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Claustros Históricos Basílica del Pilar


Of the most outstanding works of colonial architecture

  • We recommend that you get to the next part of your tour crossing Plaza Francia, designed by the famous landscaper Carlos Thays.


  • You cannot miss the opportunity to visit this temple, the second oldest temple in the city.


  • Keep in mind that the church organizes a guided tour one Sunday a month at 3:00 p.m., if you want to do it you must book by phone.


  • Inaugurated in 1732, this church was declared a National Historic Monument.


  • It was designed by the Jesuit architects Bianchi and Prímoli and today, its magnificent altarpieces, imagery and original ornaments are preserved.


  • His veneration of the Virgen del Pilar is due to the fact that it was made with funds contributed by a neighbor from Zaragoza, and the condition for its creation was that said Virgin be venerated.


  • It consists of a single nave with a transept and side chapels.


  • Inside, the main altarpiece in the Baroque style and the altar with its Inca ornamentation from Upper Peru stand out, very richly worked in silver.


  • The Altar of the Relics, according to tradition, was a gift from King Carlos III of Spain. The pulpit is also baroque in style.


  • Our next tour point is one of the best preserved works from the Argentine colonial era.


  • Free.


  • +5411 4806-2209 / 4803-6793


  • 15 min - 30 min


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Monday to Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 6:10 p.m. and Sundays from 2:30 p.m. to 6:10 p.m.


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Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes


The most important art museum in Latin America

  • If you do not have enough time to visit the 32 rooms of the museum, we recommend you to visit the most outstanding works inside, it is a museum that is very worth visiting.


  • Keep in mind that the museum has audio guides in Spanish and English, which will help you navigate the museum's permanent display in chronological order.


  • In front of the Museum are the famous steps of the National School of Law and on its side you will not miss the monumental sculpture of the Flower, Florialis Generica that is located in the United Nations square, in front of the university.


  • This outstanding museum, inaugurated in 1895, has and exhibits the largest collection of Argentine and Latin American art, being one of the main museums in Latin America.


  • Its first headquarters were established in the current Galerías Pacífico.


  • Among the works of Argentine art are those of Cándido López, Lino Enea Spilimbergo, Prilidiano Pueyrredón, Fernando Fader, Benito Quinquela Martín, Xul Solar, Antonio Berni, Carlos Alonso and Antonio Seguí.


  • Among his most outstanding international works, you will find works by El Greco, Goya, Rodin, Rembrandt, Rubens, Renoir, Degas, Monet, Miró, Van Gogh and Picasso.


  • In addition, the museum has a photography room, a pre-Columbian Andean art room, two sculpture terraces and a library with 150,000 specimens.


  • We continue touring the Recoleta neighborhood and now come to one of the most important museums in the region, the National Museum of Fine Arts.


  • Free.


  • 1 h - 2 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Closed Monday.


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Avenida Alvear


A street that is a jewel of architecture

  • Keep in mind that once a month, Alvear avenue can be visited during the night at 8:00 p.m. in a free activity organized by the City's Tourist Board, you can get information about it on the official website of the City government from Buenos Aires.


  • If you have time, you cannot miss the opportunity to visit the famous El Ateneo Grand Splendid bookstore, chosen as the second most important bookstore in the world, established in an old theater and its outstanding dome decorated with intact frescoes.


  • Alvear Avenue is perhaps the most elegant and refined street in the entire city, where its architecture and the aristocratic character of its residences make the Recoleta neighborhood the most expensive in the whole country.


  • On its route, the Pereda Palace, the Ortiz Basualdo Palace, now the French Embassy, the Concepción Unzué de Casares mansion, the Álzaga Unzué Palace, currently the Four Seasons Hotel and the Duhau residence, today the Park Hyatt Hotel, stand out.


  • At the corner of Alvear and Ayacucho avenues stands the sophisticated Alvear Palace Hotel, an indisputable symbol of the Belle Époque, which after 10 years of construction, was officially inaugurated in October 1932.


  • We continue to get to know the most sophisticated neighborhood in the city, walking along Alvear Avenue and the streets that surround it, a true example of architecture.


  • Free.


  • 15 min - 30 min


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Parque General San Martín


Scene of important historical events

  • Don't miss the opportunity to get to know this historic green space in the city, and from here you can also appreciate the famous clock tower in the Retiro neighborhood.


  • This outstanding square is one of the oldest in the city and has been the scene of important historical events.


  • The Plaza San Martín is made up of important monuments and sculptural works and is divided into two different sectors.


  • One sector has a garden with a pronounced slope and the other is made up of a flat land covered by trees, which is surrounded by important historical buildings.


  • They stand out in the square, the Monument to General San Martín and the Armies of Independence and the Monument to the Fallen in Malvinas.


  • The sculpture of La Duda made in marble shows a young man with a Bible and at his side an old man who seems to question him, is another of his highlights.


  • As the next to last stop on our afternoon tour, we will visit the second most important square in the country.


  • Free.


  • 15 min - 30 min


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Basílica Santísimo Sacramento


Majestic basilica with a large gold and silver monstrance

  • We recommend that you pay special attention to both the exterior and interior of this basilica, it is well worth your visit.


  • Nor can you ignore the luxurious altar inside the front.


  • This basilica dating from 1916, is a clear example of the influence of French architecture in the country and is at the height of the great European churches.


  • It is made up of five imposing towers, three of which rise from the front of the building and where a sculpture of Blessed Julián Pedro Eymard stands out, made in Carrara marble.


  • Inside, among its luxuries, the High Altar of white marble with gray veins, onyx and Venetian mosaics stand out.


  • In addition, La Gran Custodia made of gold and silver by the Poussielgue Roussand house in Paris stands out.


  • In addition, the pulpit, the confessionals, the choir stalls and the doors, all made of wood, were made by the carvers of the Wespelaere House in the Belgian city of Bruges.


  • We finish our day knowing one of the most impressive basilicas in the city.


  • Free.


  • 15 min - 30 min


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Monday to Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.


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Avenida Corrientes


The Buenos Aires soul, the street that does not sleep

  • You cannot miss the opportunity to visit this emblematic avenue of the city, it is also the ideal place to taste the famous Buenos Aires pizza, a Genoese import adapted to local tastes, either sitting at a comfortable table or standing at the bar of any pizzeria. .


  • Keep in mind that the most famous theaters and pizzerias in the country are located here.


  • If you want something traditional, be sure to try a combination of porteño par excellence, beer, pizza and faina.


  • Keep in mind that Corrientes Street is pedestrianized at night from 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. from Callao Avenue to Libertad Street.


  • It is known as the street that does not sleep, from the Obelisk, between Esmeralda and Callao streets, it has the highest concentration of bookstores, theaters, pizzerias and bars in Buenos Aires.


  • Historically, this street has witnessed the golden age of tango, all the great musicians of the first half of the 20th century played here.


  • It also houses the largest number of theaters in the city, both to enjoy a play and an excellent musical or concert.


  • In addition, it has the most varied bookstores in the city and in December the Night of the Bookstores is organized annually, where all the booksellers attend until dawn, offer promotional prices and organize different talks with writers and cultural personalities .


  • There is no night in Buenos Aires if you do not walk its famous Corrientes street.


  • Pedestrianized at night and witness to the golden age of tango, it is one of the cultural hubs of the city, surrounded by theaters and places to eat.


  • Free.


  • 1 h - 2 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Paseo El Rosedal


The favorite park of tourists and locals

  • If you have time, we recommend you go to the Planetarium Park, it is very worth it and is located at the end of the Tres de Febrero park.


  • Pay special attention as between the rose busts rise busts of famous poets, who are paid homage in the Garden of the Poets, such as Dante Alighieri, Jorge Luis Borges, Antonio Machado, Federico García Lorca and Alfonsina Storni, among others.


  • If you take a tour of the entire Tres de Febrero Park, you cannot stop looking for the monument to Little Red Riding Hood, which is located on Sarmiento avenue between Libertador and Figueroa Alcorta avenues.


  • The Rose Garden is made up of 3.4 hectares accompanied by 18,000 roses of 93 different species, an artificial lake, since 1914.


  • On your tour you will come across a Greek bridge, an amphitheater or an Andalusian patio and also paths that lead you to the busts of the world's most renowned poets.


  • Every July when the pruning season begins, locals and tourists come to receive flowers or cuttings from which new species can reproduce.


  • In addition, the forest has two artificial lakes that can be traveled by boat or water bikes, which are rented at the moment.


  • The forest has more than ten thousand trees, many of which are tipas, eucalyptus, talas and ombúes.


  • We started the morning outdoors, discovering in the heart of Parque Tres de Febrero, the Rosedal de Palermo.


  • A unique site that has more than 18,000 roses and a lake that surrounds it.


  • Free.


  • 2 h - 4 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    From September 22 to April 21 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., admission until 7 p.m. Closed Monday. From April 22 to September 21 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., last admission at 5 p.m. Closed Monday.


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Jardín Japonés


It is the largest Japanese park outside the Japanese country

  • You cannot miss the chance to get to know this site, it is undoubtedly one of the most popular places in the city.


  • Keep in mind that you cannot eat or drink within the Japanese Garden space.


  • The Japanese Garden is surrounded by the Palermo Woods and was built in 1967 in honor of the visit of the Japanese emperor Akihito and his wife.


  • It is the largest Japanese-style garden in the world outside of Japan.


  • On your tour you will find various bonsai, azaleas, kokedamas, orchids and cement lanterns accompanying all species.


  • The garden also has a Chashitsu, a traditional tea house, specially built to carry out the traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Ornate with traditional elements that were brought from Japan.


  • It also has an art room and a Japanese food restaurant, a nursery where you can buy bonsai and food for the lake fish, and a shop with Japanese crafts.


  • We continue the morning visiting the best green spaces in the city to now arrive at a Japanese recreation in the heart of Buenos Aires.


  • General admission $ 200 Children under 12 years free (Presenting ID and accompanied by a senior)


  • 1 h - 2 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


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Jardín Botánico Carlos Thays


The city's outstanding botanical garden

  • Do not miss the opportunity to discover the great collection of aromatic herbs that this garden has.


  • Keep in mind that if you want to take a guided tour, they take place on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays at 10:30 am and 3:00 pm and do not require prior registration.


  • The guided visit to the Butterfly Garden is on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 12:00 to 13:00.


  • The guided tour of the Main Greenhouse on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays at 4:30 p.m.


  • The garden was inaugurated in 1898 and was designed by the French landscaper Carlos Thays, like most of the green spaces in the city.


  • It houses some 6,000 species both indigenous and from other countries, a botanical library and a herbarium, in addition to its three gardens.


  • It also has a large collection of sculptures and an English-style house, in which temporary art shows are held.


  • On the Los Reyes de Jardín Trail, you can walk to see the oldest indigenous specimens.


  • On the Native Flora Trail you will find the species of some of the trees that inhabit mountains, forests and jungles in Argentina.


  • Finally, the Ethnobotanical Trail, dedicated to the spirituality of the species, stands out.


  • To start the afternoon and continue in the orbit of this green day, we now come to know the Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires.


  • Another wonderful green space in the middle of the big city, which crowns the attractions of the area.


  • Free.


  • 1 h - 2 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    From September 22 to April 21 from Tuesday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. and Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 9:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. From April 22 to September 21 from Tuesday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. and Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 9:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. On Mondays throughout the year it is closed.


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Plaza Inmigrantes de Armenia


The favorite neighborhood of porteños and tourists

  • If you have time, we recommend you visit the Los Arcos district shopping center, built on an old railway space, it is an open-air outlet shopping center where you can also enjoy good gastronomy.


  • Pay special attention to the trendy places in the area, many of them have cafes or bars inside.


  • If it coincides with your visit, on Saturday mornings, next to Armenia Square, there is a fruit and vegetable market where locals and tourists come looking for good prices, you cannot miss it.


  • Keep in mind that this is one of the areas most chosen by tourists for their accommodation for its charm and comfort.


  • Palermo Soho is full of independent designer stores, art galleries, well-known fashion brands, bars and bookstores. In addition to its famous Street art.


  • The old Palermo Viejo, today Soho, has been shining in the city for twenty years with its large houses converted into restaurants or clothing stores or a mix of both.


  • It is bounded by Sante Fé, Scalabrini Ortíz, Juan B. Justo and Córdoba avenues. And Gurruchaga street is one of its most important streets.


  • Soho has the characteristic of transforming depending on the day of the week and also the time of day.


  • The Plaza de los Inmigrantes de Armenia is the largest square in the neighborhood, it has a space with games and activities for children and a craft fair and is surrounded by bars to have a snack or a beer.


  • We now come to one of the favorite neighborhoods of Buenos Aires and the most acclaimed by tourists, Palermo.


  • Inside it we will discover one of its stars, Palermo Soho, which gives us a mixture of tranquility and a great variety of things to do.


  • Free.


  • 1 h - 2 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Plazoleta Julio Cortázar


The heart of Palermo Soho

  • You cannot miss the opportunity to visit this emblematic square for the neighborhood.


  • Pay special attention and look for the floor of the square for a hopscotch game that commemorates the homonymous work of Cortázar, you cannot miss taking a photo there.


  • We recommend you access the warehouses that you will find on your way down Calle Serrano or Calle Honduras, these warehouses are full of small stalls of independent designer clothes and also very avant-garde.


  • If you have time, we recommend taking a walk through the passages that Soho, Russel, Soria, Cabrera and Santa Rosa hide.


  • The Julio Cortázar square, better known by its old name as Plaza Serrano, is an obligatory stop on your tour of Palermo Soho, since this new section of the Palermo neighborhood was born here.


  • On weekends, Honduras Street is cut between the square and Thames Street and one of the most famous artisan fairs in the city is held, where you can find many original and handmade objects.


  • Besides from Friday to Sunday, the bars are transformed into clothing stores.


  • Around the square, you will find most of the bars, some even offer musical or theater shows and a great variety of restaurants with various gastronomic proposals, from the most accessible to haute cuisine.


  • To end the afternoon and the tour we now arrive at the square that most identified it.


  • Free.


  • 30 min - 1 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Palermo Hollywood


An unparalleled Buenos Aires night

  • You cannot miss the opportunity to enjoy this true Buenos Aires night if what you are looking for is to take a relaxed walk aimlessly through the wonderful streets of Buenos Aires.


  • Although you cannot miss the opportunity to visit this area if you want an excellent dinner, the restaurants and still lifes of Palermo Hollywood are well worth it.


  • The corner of Honduras and Fitz Roy is the epicenter of the Palermo Hollywood scene, the same corner where the pioneer bar that gave rise to this new gastronomic area is located.


  • Bars that don't close until the next morning, places to go to dance, places with more intimate terraces, Indian and Japanese food, an unmissable barbecue or an Irish pub, among others, are the offers that Palermo Hollywood offers you.


  • You will also find on your tour cobbled, tree-lined and quiet streets with their low European-style houses, which contrast with today's modernity.


  • An area to enjoy one of the best nights that Buenos Aires can give us, gastronomy of the most varied with the decoration of the radio and television studios of the city.


  • Free.


  • 1 h - 2 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Puerto de Frutos


Magical open air market

  • We recommend you get to Tigre by car or train. The Miter Tigre branch train departs from Retiro or Belgrano and ends here. Keep in mind that the train from Retiro takes 45 minutes to get to Tigre.


  • When you arrive at Tigre, there are very few walking streets and very well indicated that take you directly to the docks of the port of fruits


  • You cannot miss the opportunity to get to know this classic of Buenos Aires tourism.


  • Keep in mind if you wish when organizing your visit that Puerto de Frutos is next to Parque de la Costa, the only amusement park in the city of Buenos Aires.


  • Finally, we recommend you not miss the Boulevard Saenz Peña, a new point of design and decoration just 200 meters from Puerto de Frutos.


  • In the port of fruits, the traditional objects modeled in wicker and modern art and designer articles stand out.


  • Formed by three docks, in the first you will find barges full of logs where boxes are made to stow fruits from the delta itself, you will see for yourself how they are made.


  • The second dock sells colorful fruits and striking plants from the Argentine coast.


  • The third exhibits wicker, wood and cane items. Various types and sizes of baskets, couches, shelves, kitchen supplies, and bird cages are waiting to be purchased. Also delicious regional products.


  • From here collective boats and catamarans sail daily through the channels of this exuberant delta.


  • We started our day a bit further away from the heart of the city and headed towards El Tigre.


  • We start our tour here knowing the Puerto de Frutos, a classic handicraft and decoration walk, much visited by tourists and that Buenos Aires residents often visit.


  • Free.


  • 2 h - 4 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Every day from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


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Terminal Fluvial de Tigre


Traditional stop

  • Take into account if you have time that from the Tigre river station, excursions depart through the different channels of the Luján and Sarmiento rivers and reach the Paraná Delta.


  • If you have time, we recommend a visit to the Museum of Contemporary Art, the majestic building it occupies will not go unnoticed and its interior is extremely interesting.


  • The river station invites you on a relaxed tour.


  • Right here is the Museo del Mate, a traditional and curious site that invites you to be visited.


  • The junctions of the Tigre River with the Luján River, house the Paseo Victorica, which curves around the river and is full of squares.


  • If you are fond of rowing, on this walk, there are many of the rowing clubs in the area.


  • Two museums accompany the tour, the Naval Museum of the Nation, where you can go through the history of navigation with models and historical pieces.


  • And just at the end of the Paseo, the Tigre Art Museum, one of the most charming spots in all of Tigre.


  • Finally, various restaurants and bars invite you to spend a very pleasant time.


  • Continuing our tour of the Tigre, we arrive at the river port, a typical and picturesque place accompanying the banks of the Luján River.


  • Free.


  • 2 h - 4 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Parroquia San Benito Abad


An old abbey in the middle of the city

  • If you have a car, we recommend you go from El Tigre to the Belgrano neighborhood along Avenida Libertador, one of the longest and most beautiful avenues in all of Buenos Aires.Once in the Belgrano neighborhood, take Luis María Campos Avenue, until reaching the parish.


  • If you travel by public transport, the best option is to use the Miter train again, Tigre branch to the Belgrano station and from there take a taxi or walk for about 15 minutes.


  • In front of the abbey, there is the El Solar de la Abadía shopping center, and from its terrace, you will have the best view of the temple and the abbey on the hill, you cannot miss it.


  • San Benito de Abad is imposing by itself, it is made up of a temple proper and an abbey where Benedictine monks lived until the 70s.


  • Currently, the Center for Latin American Art and Studies works in the temple.


  • Romanesque in style, its construction began in 1920 and is located on a hill, accessed by means of a staircase that accompanies a very beautiful garden and that takes part of the visit.


  • The church, its main altar stands out, with a Crucified Christ as suspended in the air and the image of San Benito, carved in wood one meter high.


  • It has a Santeria where they sell sweet delicacies, jams, liqueurs and other home-made products.


  • To end the afternoon, we head towards the Belgrano neighborhood, another of the richest areas of the city, and we walk through the gardens that surround this monastery and its parish.


  • Free.


  • 30 min - 1 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.


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Las Cañitas


Music, drinks, restaurant, Las Cañitas, it's always fash

  • We recommend you walk down Calle Baez and Calle Arce before deciding where to have a delicious dinner or a good drink, the options are endless and for all tastes. It is even best to have dinner somewhere and then go out for drinks in the bars or dance venues in the area.


  • Keep in mind that very close to the limit of Las Cañitas is the Argentine Hippodrome, which has a renowned casino inside.


  • No less than 30 places including restaurants, pubs and nightclubs are part of this site. One of the most chic in the city,


  • You can find the largest number on Báez Street, and to a lesser extent on Avenida Olleros, Arce, Arguibel and Ortega y Gasset.


  • Las Cañitas emerged about 20 years ago and began with a few exclusive restaurants and bars.


  • In terms of its type of restaurant, you will find a lot of sushi, Argentine, Mexican grill and a lot of quality Italian food, as well as ice cream parlors, bars and cafes.


  • You will also currently find healthy and vegan or vegetarian food sites.


  • Crown this site the original clothing and decoration stores.


  • Although the greatest brightness of this place is at night, at noon and in the afternoon, they also offer an excellent variety of meals and snacks.


  • You are in Belgrano, so there is no other way to end the day other than enjoying a night in Las Cañitas.


  • A set of streets where the options to spend a pleasant evening have no end.


  • Free.


  • 1 h - 2 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Plaza Moreno


The city of diagonals

  • If you want to get there by car you will not have a loss because you have a direct highway. If you do it by public transport, we recommend doing it by bus. Buses and minibuses depart from the Obelisk to La Plata.


  • Keep in mind that in general it will take an hour to get to La Plata, although it is common to find traffic.


  • Pay special attention to how the city is built, its fame is due to the fact that it is the only city in the country that was planned, designed in a perfect square and with diagonals that cross it, with green spaces every 6 streets, it is well worth visiting. .


  • If you have time, you can organize your visit around the outstanding museums that surround the city, such as the Azzarini Museum, specialized in musical instruments, unique in Argentina.


  • It is one of the most important green spaces in the city and is surrounded by the Municipal Palace and the Immaculate Conception Cathedral, at its epicenter the founding stone of the city is kept.


  • In the square, its four fountains that date from 1912 and that make references to the Four Seasons of the year stand out. They are made of cast iron and made by the French artist Mathurin Moreau.


  • The Municipal Palace is in the German Renaissance style, where its exterior stands out and is the most luxurious municipal building in Latin America.


  • Its construction began in 1883 and only took 3 years. On the back, its similarity to the Palace of Versailles is distinguished.


  • Its tower has a Gilet, an English clock dating from 1886.


  • On our last day in Buenos Aires, we left the capital of the country and moved to the city of La Plata, the capital of the province of Buenos Aires.


  • A place very close to the Buenos Aires tourist center and with a unique beauty.


  • Free.


  • 30 min - 1 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed


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Catedral de La Plata


The largest and most imposing cathedral in Latin America

  • You cannot miss the opportunity to visit this cathedral, recognized by the Vatican as one of the 10 most important cathedrals in the world.


  • Pay special attention to its exterior, it has more than 50 images in simile stone, the largest of all represents the Immaculate Conception and is located just above the main door.


  • Keep in mind that the Torre de Jesús has an elevator that allows you to go up and admire the city from a great height, it can only be accessed with guided tours and they are for groups and are reserved on the official website of the cathedral.


  • Remember that the cathedral has a museum, with a permanent exhibition in which tools, drawings, plans, models, photos and sculptures, among other objects, of the temple in its origins are exhibited.


  • Construction began in 1884 and is the largest neo-Gothic cathedral in Latin America and the fifth tallest on the continent.


  • The neo-Gothic cathedral is inspired by the Amiens Cathedral in France and the Cologne Cathedral in Germany.


  • Unlike most cathedrals of its kind, this cathedral has been built entirely of bricks.


  • Its interior is wonderful and has space to accommodate 14,000 people.


  • The stained glass windows inside, from France and Germany, stand out a lot, with more than 80 windows through which light enters and decorates the temple in a natural way.


  • The interior also highlights the rose window, a work of art of 180 square meters exhibited in the front of it and that is inspired by the Apocalypse.


  • We continue to get to know a wonderful cathedral, which impresses with its elegance and beauty, it is just to enter it and surprise yourself with its polished floor of pink, gray and black granites, it is simply a jewel of world architecture.


  • Free.


  • 30 min - 1 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    From Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.


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Casa Curutchet


The only work by Le Corbusier on the entire continent

  • Keep in mind that when you enter, the entire history of the place will be explained to you and then you can explore it on your own freely for as long as you want.


  • You cannot miss the opportunity to get to know this site, on many occasions along with the cultural visit it offers live musical concerts.


  • This house is the only one in the entire American continent, designed by the French Swiss architect Le Corbusier and dates from 1948 and has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 2016.


  • It is a clear example of contemporary architecture and in it you will be able to perceive the 5 postulates of Le Corbusier: the free ground floor, the house on stilts, the longitudinal window, the garden terrace and the free facade.


  • The House stands out for its unique spatial fluidity, characterized by its ramp that becomes an architectural walkway and the tree specially planted in the small patio that articulates the work area with the house itself.


  • All its main rooms and its garden terrace overlook the adjacent square and the city forest.


  • If there is an obligatory stop in the city of La Plata, it is the Casa Curutchet, here architecture enthusiasts from all over the continent come to see the only work of the French author on this side of the ocean.


  • General admission tourists $ 700 Children under 10 years old, free.


  • 30 min - 1 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Tuesday to Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday and holidays, closed.


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Museo de La Plata


The largest museum of its kind in Latin America

  • We recommend you to walk from the previous point of our tour, since on the way you will pass through the forests of the city, the artificial lake and the zoo.


  • If you want to take a guided tour, keep in mind that they are at specific times, from Tuesday to Friday at 3:00 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. and on holidays at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. hours, and all guided tours are free.


  • The Museum, was founded in 1888, its imposing building is neoclassical and baroque with ornamental motifs taken from pre-Columbian cultures, but its portico is neo-Greek.


  • Its access is highlighted by its l stairway escorted by the sculptures of two Pampas tigers.


  • It is made up of 21 rooms, where outstanding collections of fossils from the Paleozoic, Mesozoic and Cenozoic era are exhibited, representatives of mammals extinct more than 10,000 years ago.


  • The exhibitions are made up of more than 3 million objects and are intended to show the evolution and diversity of nature.


  • Considered the fifth most important museum in the world in its specialty.


  • His collection of dinosaurs is the favorite of the little ones.


  • To end our tour of the city of La Plata, we see ourselves before a mandatory visit to the National Museum of Natural Sciences or Museum of La Plata.


  • You will be surprised by the wonderful collections inside, but you will also be amazed by its exterior.


  • General admission $ 80. Children under 12 years old, free.


  • 2 h - 4 h


  • schedule Subject to business hours

    local_activity No ticket needed

    Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.



5 Ratings

josemartin

josemartin

Bueno Aires es la ciudad más europea de todo el continente. Tiene unos barrios muy chulos, como el de La Recoleta.

21/08/2020

luisma76

luisma76

No he llegado a la ciudad de La Plata, lo apuntó para la próxima! Excelente idea mostrar esta ciudad tan cercana.

06/08/2020

martinymartina

martinymartina

Una ciudad que tiene tanto para visitar. Excelente planes para recorrerla.

27/07/2020

davidzam

davidzam

Mi visita a Buenos Aires fue sensacional, al llegar al centro pude disfrutar de la Plaza Mayo, la Casa Rosada y el Fastuoso Teatro Colón, luego fui al barrio Villa de voto dónde almorcé con amigos.

20/07/2020

albaviajera

albaviajera

No le ha faltado nada a ésta guía! Menuda Catedral!

20/07/2020