Top attractions in Buenos Aires
A city boasting a fusion of South American and European flavors, Buenos Aires is known for being the birthplace of tango. What should you visit if you find yourself in the Argentinian capital?
This lovely cathedral provides a sense of sanctuary from bustling daily Buenos Aires life - look out for its intricate stained glass windows.
The Pink House is the Argentinian presidential office. It has survived a military dictatorship and stands today as a symbol of Argentinian resilience.
La Bombonera is home turf of Argentina's biggest football team, Boca Juniors. Check out the tour of the stadium!
A jagged, geometric exterior and works from a wide array of Latin American artists make this a must-visit for all art fans stopping by in the city.
This hip, bohemian neighborhood has cobbled streets and old world flair, and is also home to a large Jewish population - enjoy Buenos Aires' immigrant heritage.
"Buenos aires" is Spanish for "fair winds," so this popular activity does the city justice. Blue skies and Atlantic waters - what more could you want?
Argentina counts itself among the world's biggest wine producers. Get out of the city to some beautiful vineyards and sample it for yourself on home turf.
This is the answer to Paris' Pere Lachaise cemetery - many of the city's most famous are buried here. It's also considered one of the most beautiful cemeteries on the planet.
Argentina's the country closest to Antarctica, so you can expect it to get cold in the south, but Buenos Aires has a humid subtropical climate. So it's hot, but rain and hailstorms are to be expected.
Five days should be enough, but you should definitely incorporate it into a South American or Argentinian trip as a whole!
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- October and November are the most beautiful months to visit because of the jacaranda blooms, but March through May are also ideal for their pleasant weather.
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What people are saying about Buenos Aires
Great native guide with good English but passion for her city and its history. The three stops at Plaza de Mayo, La Boca and Recoleta Cemetery were short but enough to get to see other nearby sights and were well narrated. Van was quite comfortable, pickup was early, our group of 9 was a comfortable size. Guide did a great job of pointing out sites in the city as we traveled from place to place giving detailed histories. Well worth the time and the price--actually a bargain well worth it.
I would recommend to go watch the show. The singers didn’t really have to be there but I guess they tried to make it more like a show. Tango was excellent! Food was not great, I received a cold soup and twice massively overdone steak. Only highlight was that you got an unlimited wine. Tango class was 20 min class with 50 people in the corridor! We had fun but don’t expect an actual class. Overall a good evening though!
We did the South tour of Buenos Aires through parts of the city I probably would never have visited had it not been for the bike tour. The bikes are relatively slow and heavy, but perfect for a flat ride through the streets and the Eco park. If you like to cycle, I would highly recommend the tour.
Nicolas was a super guide! Funny and really knowledgeable! I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone who wants to get a glimpse/introduction of Buenos Aires! I did it on my first day, which was perfect, since I could take Nicolas' suggestions into account and explore more on my own.
The boat ride was very good, they serve pastry and coffee which is very nice. The bus for the hoho needed a bit of maintenance, it does not match the quality of the boat but still an interesting activity to do. Tigre and Delta are Stunning!