Buenos Aires is not specially the city for tourists who love attractions and wonders. But when you ask around what they like the most about, is by simply walking around. Wondering around in this unique and beautiful city at streets or sit in the pavement side coffee shop is one of the greatest experiences and understanding you will see, that is what makes this place so amazing.
I made this guide for you to find what gives smiles and want to return one day.
Getting aroundMoving in a metro is always a good idea, plenty of bused that than take you in different destinations of the city. To use the metro, you can pay between each ride about A$5 or get a SUBE card for an unlimited rides! Also, if you are staying in a hotel in Buenos Aires, it is always better to pre-plan your way from the airport in a transfer to avoid wasting money or time. Learn more about airport transfers in Buenos Aires.
Visit Casa RosadaIt’s located at the edge of Plaza de Mayo. Casa Rosada is one of the most famous buildings! You will love it’s design with a pink and palace style. This is a governmental iconic place that has being doing a lot of protests and many memorial moments in the history of Argentina.
El Ateneo BookshopIt is one of the most famous bookshops in Buenos Aires, and placed by The Guardian as the second most beautiful bookshop in the world! You will located at 1860 Santa Fe Ave. in Barrio Norte, you can escape the crowds into a wonderful space of refined calm and beauty.
Opening times: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. Mon to Thurs, 9 a.m. – 12 a.m. Fri and Sat, 12 p.m. – 9 p.m. Sun.
Watch tango in Plaza DorregoSee the famous dance of the capital! You can see everyday in the afternoon how the couples dance for tips in the square, you can enjoy while having cool drinks, wines, coffee or food. A beer from around will cost about $70 argentinian pesos, and the tips for the dancers are around $10, but you can also just watch and enjoy the shows. The plaza is located at Telmo and the dancers will be starting to dance after 3 pm.
San Telmo MarketEvery Sunday, this market takes life in one of the most silent neighbourhood’s streets. They sell everything, from antiques, souvenirs, clothes, jewellery and clothing. So now you one one thing you can do this day of the weekend!
Eat at a ParrillaBuenos Aires is famous for its parillas. It means grills and roasting meat. There are many delicious places where you can enjoy a good taste parrilla like La Estancia or El Litoral, they are not luxurious restaurants, but the portions of beef are phenomenal!
Visit Centro Cultural KirchnerThis building turned in 2005 into a cultural center which started being a former central post office and was abandoned. The project was completed after hie died on 2010. Inside the are multiple art galleries, event spaces and auditoriums, the best is the Ballena Azul, a concert hall with incredible music acoustics that seats 1800.