Buenos Aires is not the name for football lovers only. It also gets in the top echelons for the delight of wanderlusts around the world. No matter what one loves doing during one’s vacation, one can get enough to satiate one’s expectations here. From sightseeing to concerts, the city savors one with the best in kind experience. Entertainment, sports, art and craft come together to paint a vibrant trip for its visitors. Not just that, one can also take a scintillating turn at culinary points serving local treats and delights.
However, one cannot live the best in the city without a perfect plan. Taking on that part, here is the list of must-do things in the city. One can take a look at them and plan one’s trip in the best manner. Get ready to pocket some everlasting experiences and golden additions to the memory lane in the city.
If you wish to see local art and culture brewing at their best, you can set your feet free to take you through Palermo. The scintillating neighborhood in the north has got everything that can entice a visitor. To offer the best to its guests, it has got three divisions: Alto Palermo, Palermo Chico, and Palermo Viejo. Each of them leaves one with a unique thrill and charm.
Palermo Viejo breaks the delightful journey into two parts: Soho and Hollywood. Soho makes its name for its designers’ stores, art galleries and bookstores. On the other hand, Hollywood does justice to its name by housing many television and film makers and producers. Apart from that, one can also come across the typical Buenos Aires houses. Their architecture and design speak about the city’s past and culture.
Museums and art galleries line up to allure art lovers in Palermo Chico. Not just that, one can also move ahead to come across many vibrant monuments and open air spaces. Thus, one can rest back to hunt for the best in the city. The Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA) in the region is a not to miss bit for art lovers.
Shopping lovers can live the urban shopping delight in the city by making a way to Alto Palermo. Roaming around, one can stumble across brand stores and many other shopping corners. Adding to that, Palermo also comes with cafes, restaurants and many other eating points. One can grab a table around to relish some heart-winning culinary bits on the platter.
Roses are enough to lift one’s spirits. And, if you believe this, then you can cherish the best rose delight in the city. Serving rosy views, Rose Garden Walk is all there on the list. Thriving in the Palermo neighborhood’s Parque Tres de Febrero, it takes one into a vibrant rose world. One only needs to take a look around to see one’s favorite rose varieties blossoming in the best possible way. Adorning its case for rose lovers, it comes with more than 18000 roses in its sphere.
Apart from the rose varieties, one can also cherish its century-old legacy. That comes up beautifully with the healthy growth of the plants shimmering around. No matter what is one’s favorite color, one can see that making waves through beautiful roses waving around. Adding to that, it also gets on the board to come up as a scintillating spot.
Sprinkling glitters to its case, it comes with a Greek-influenced bridge over a lake. Not just that, it has also got an Amphitheatre and an Andalusian patio. Poetry lovers can also have their day at the Garden by making their way to the poets’ garden. It shimmers with 26 busts of much-celebrated writers like Alfonsina Storni, Dante Alighieri, William Shakespeare and Jorge Luis Borges.
Thus, to escape the typical city hype, one can plan a visit to the Garden. Its serene and soothing surroundings let one have some beautiful and rosy moments in the city.
Weaving versatile delight for its visitor, Puerto Madero gets on the board with heart-winning charm. Its exploration lets one peep into the history, culture and nature treats thriving in its area. Not just that, it also presents some iconic bits that celebrate innovation and art. Thus, it appears as a complete package for its guests to enthrall them with the best around.
See art and innovation getting at their pinnacle with Puente de la Mujer (‘Bridge of the Woman’). Coming up as the work of the architect Santiago Calatrava, it goes a long way in winning hearts around. It was to take after a couple living their moments and dancing the tango. The pedestrian bridge lets one grab some beautiful city views bubbling around.
Apart from that, one can also give a visit to history by checking out the Sarmiento. The training vessel of the 1890s stands still to serve as a museum presently. Not just that, one can also look forward to capturing some beautiful pictures.
If the training vessel is not the pick for you, then you can also check out the battleship: the Uruguay. One can go through its iconic past and services with artifacts and other bits featuring around. Not just that, one can also go into its details to live its charm to the full.
Embark on a promenade at The Reserva Ecológica with green beings making waves around. One can go through marshes and lagoons to make the best of one’s time in the park.
Have you ever expected cemeteries to pull people around for exploration? Well, in Buenos Aires, that is a reality with Recoleta Cemetery. Donning the title of being the most beautiful cemetery, it manages to stun visitors with its charm. Situated in a hilly region, it draws a rush of curious souls longing to see the enticing bits in its sphere.
It opened as a public burial site in 1822. It stands in contrast to other cemeteries around the world for its iconic features. Getting around, one can come across a range of carved scroll-works. Not just that, one can also marvel at the unique pillars standing around. Adding to that, it shimmers with many architectural styles. Taking a closer look, one can come across Greek temples, Baroque cathedrals and many other works. It looks no less than a maze with 6,400 graves.
Moving around, one can tune to different tales and fables about the graves. Not just that, one can also find the resting place of many great personalities. The preponderance of graves does not make it a messy site. It wears a tidy look with its marble and brass form mausoleum-lined streets.
Apart from the graves, one can also cherish the beauty of sculptures there. Their iconic built and posture tells a story to visitors strolling around. The 14 acres of cemetery helps one in breathing into one of the best corners of the city.
Cherish local culture and tradition taking euphoric turns at the much-celebrated Feria De Mataderos (Fair of the Mataderos). Putting its show every weekend, it makes waves in the Mataderos neighborhood of the city. Thriving opposite the old Mercado Nacional de Hacienda, it manages to draw a rush of 15,000 international wanderlusts on average. Vibrant hues float around to pitch in for a heart-warming experience.
From shopping to entertainment, every kind of bliss gets to the deck to enthrall visitors. One can go around 700 stalls hawking local art and craft like mates, ponchos, blankets and silver goods. Not just that, one can also grab the best in kind leather products hanging around. Adding to that, one can also look for one’s favorite shimmering in local colors.
Food lovers can unleash their cravings with local cuisine gems ruling the counters. One can find locro (meat and corn stew) alluring visitors. Then, there are empanadas (baked or fried pastries) taking the delight a step forward. Adding to that, one can also relish tamales (corn and meat steamed in a corn husk) that pump in everlasting food bliss.
Moving ahead, one can see folk dance, songs and music imbuing the air with festivities. Performers get around and entice visitors with their best moves. Apart from that, one can also find Argentinean cowboys showcasing their flair and art to win accolades.
To make the best of the fare, one can check the schedule and timings. Fair love does not miss its mark in any way.
Art lovers can take a twirl of joy with the mention of the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA) on the list. Celebrating Latin American art, it greets one with the best facets. Cementing its name among the world’s best museums, it looks forward to preserving, disseminating and aware art lovers about the Latin American art bits.
Opening its door in 2001, it has been enticing art lovers with art pieces from the early 20th Century to the current time. Ruling in the serene locality of Avenida Figueroa Alcorta, it lets one absorb the vibrant hues and charm in the best possible way. Not just that, one can also find natural bliss wafting in to provide visitors with a scintillating experience.
More than 200 artworks take on the counter to work out a vibrant peep into the art world. Not just that, one can also see the best rising with the social and political art, minimalist, and pop art and contemporary art pieces coming as the stars of the show. Putting up the best around, many paintings, sculptures, photographs, drawings and installations get on the board to win hearts.
Adding to that, many temporary exhibitions also take on the deck to leave art lovers with the best insights. Taking a stroll through the bubbling masterpieces, one can come across the much-celebrated works of Xu Solar, Diego Rivera, Antonio Berni, Frida Kahlo and Jorge de la Vega. They come together to present the art culture of different Latin American countries.
Breathe into the age-old charm of the city by taking to the vibrant sphere of San Telmo. The oldest corner of the city stores many vibrant bits shimmering on the board. From streets to markets, every part of the neighborhood brings an out of the world bliss for visitors. Sunday Feria is San Telmo’s Sunday market that lets visitors to satiate their interests.
Apart from essentials, one can also come across art and craft bits, antique elements and vibrant souvenirs. Vintage items get on the counter to provide a peep into its history and culture. Not just that, one can also cherish the historical charm of the city with antique shops lining around. Cherish the typical Buenos Aires charm getting around by stepping into the Bar Plaza Dorrego. Sip the café delights with elements celebrating its time.
Taking the exploration ahead, one can see history ruling its affairs by halting at the 18th-century Dominican convent: Convento de Santo Domingo. It has got the tomb of famous freedom fighter Manuel Belgrano. Adding to that, one can also spend some at the National History Museum.
One cannot put the seal of completion on the San Telmo tour without having the delight of Tango. Plaza Dorrego stirs that delight with professional tango couples giving a heart-warming performance. Not just that, many hotels and establishments put on scintillating tango shows with food and drink delight for the visitors. Going ahead, one can complete one’s trip with local culinary delights simmering around.
If you are hunting for European vibes in the city, then you can head to La Boca. Vibrant hues get around painting the scene of the neighborhood. Alluring charm gets on the board to extend a warm welcome to its guests. Musical beats hit the right notes and strings to win hearts around. Not just that, local life comes to the fore with European touch and finishing.
See artistic fervors doing rounds by going through the iconic El Caminito. Traditional magic gets around to fan out of the world of ecstasy and bliss. Adding to that, one can also see art pieces making waves around. Pumping in the delight, musical beats and notes ring in the atmosphere. Taking visitors by surprise, tango dancers light up the surroundings with their killing dance moves.
Show lovers can further their alluring experience by grabbing a seat at the iconic Teatro De La Ribera. Heart-winning performances set the mood and let visitors cherish the artistic side of the area. Moving ahead, visitors can add another museum to their list with Fundación Proa. It takes one’s heart by storm with modern art pieces shimmering on the board.
Take a break at the La Bombonera Stadium that has shaped many soccer legends in the city. Celebrating the soccer love in the city, it makes way for many thrilling soccer games and face-offs. If you are a die-hard soccer fan, then La Bombonera Stadium does not afford to be off the list.
Horserace lovers can let their penchant get to its pinnacle by making way to the legendary Palermo Hippodrome. Having opened its tracks for thrilling races in 1876, it has been serving the best in the sphere. Beautiful horses talk to the winds to shape a scintillating experience for fans cheering around. It also houses European pastimes and cultures to push in the delights to a great extent. Not just the horserace charm, one can also grab the best by marveling at the architectural wonders shimmering around.
French designs and curves adorn its premises and bring in some everlasting experience for visitors. Its marble facades make waves with black and gold wrought iron gates that bring out the France themes bubbling around.
Pumping in some out of the world delights; it also puts up Gran Premio Nacional. It makes hearts pound by flagging off the showdown in mid-November every year. One can catch the best horses taking on the track to fight for the prestigious title. Not just that, the event gets on the board in full pomp and show. It manages to draw the heed of many personalities across the world. It puts its exhilarating show on the card and makes headlines.
One can tune in to its schedule to grab the best shows on the rolls. It wins the hearts and preferences of horserace lovers with the best bubbling around.
Plaza de Mayo dons the privilege of being the hub of many prominent events in the history of the city. The oldest public square provides room for city protests and demonstrations. Not just that, it has earned its legacy with many freedom movement and activities churning here during its time. It has taken up its name from one of the iconic movements that raged around the city.
The square adds to its case with many other important buildings getting around. One can find the Cabildo, the Metropolitan Cathedral bubbling around. Not just that, it has also got the Casa Rosada making waves in its surroundings. Adding to that, one can also see the usual affairs of the seat of the national government, the national revenue office (AFIP), the national bank and the intelligence secretariat bustling around.
The plaza has gone through many agitations, gatherings and some violent moments breaking in the area. Many historical days got around to add to its legacy and salience in the city. People have gathered around it many times to stick through turbulent times and oppose oppression and injustice. Not just gatherings and meetings, it has also witnessed bellows of smoke covering its surroundings.
Many bombs exploded around it and spurred violent waves. For instance, two bombs exploded during a gathering in 1953, leaving five people dead. Mothers of May Square continue to march around it and demand the whereabouts of their children who went missing during the military dictatorship (1976-1983).
Thus, Plaza de Mayo gets in the top echelons of the list to provide visitors with an insight into the internal affairs of the city and the country. Many historical marches continue to rule its surroundings.