Buenos Aires is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world, but are you sure you know what to do there? Here are 10 things you can’t miss in Buenos Aires!
1) Recoleta Cemetery
Here you can find the most incredible tombs that you’ve ever seen. This is the place where all the rich people go to rest in peace. Go there, and pay your respects in eerie silence, it’s totally worth it.
2) San Telmo’s Antique Market
Here you have 5 whole kilometers to go shopping, in this market. Every Sunday, you’ll be able to look for the perfect souvenir or special trinkets from Argentina’s bustling capital. This is an absolute must do.
3) San Telmo’s Street Performances
If you happen to be in the area, you won’t want to miss this. During the evening, you will enjoy many samba dance groups dancing and playing music in the streets. If you couldn’t go to a carnival, this can be a similar experience for you.
Everybody knows that Argentina is famous for its wonderful tango. Well, in the milonga you will have the opportunity of dancing tango in the middle of the street, surrounded by lots of couples trying their best to keep up with the moves.
5) Puerto Madero
This is one of the most treasured districts in Buenos Aires because of its dimensions, its position near the city and its location beside the sea. Here you can also find the best hotels such as the Buenos Aires Hilton.
Go shopping! Don’t think twice! Do it! Buenos Aires is a paradise for shoppers. It’s full of every kind of shop you can imagine. So take some extra cash and shop til you drop!
7) La Plata
This is the capital city of Buenos Aires Province, it was also known as Eva Perón City between 1952 and 1955. You must really see the Metropolitan Cathedral of La Plata “Immaculate Conception” and the Palacio Municipal. Both of them are must see master pieces.
Buenos Aires is famous for its tango… Sure. But it’s perhaps even more well known for its parrillas. This is an absolutely delicious treat that you have to try. You won’t find any other place where they cook meat so good.
9) Buenos Aires Ecological Reserve
It’s also known as Costanera Sur Ecological Reserve, and is a 3.50 km stretch of low land on the Río de la Plata riverbank. This is the perfect place for a run from the city or to enjoy a beautiful day birdwatching, strolling, cycling or hiking.
10) La Boca
This is a very special place where you will feel like you’ve been transported to another world. It’s full of street performers, tango, odd coffee shops, and eclectic art. You won’t want to miss out on this!.
Have you ever been to Buenos Aires?