Destination & Activities
Often referred to as the “Paris of South America,” Argentina’s capital city has a decidedly European flair. From it’s tree-lined cobblestone avenues, Buenos Aires’ barrios (neighborhoods) are a hub of cultural attractions, rich history and plenty of shopping and nightlife. You can’t leave Buenos Aires without taking in the trifecta most travelers think of when they think about Argentina—wine, beef and tango. Buenos Aires is perfect for strolling around and taking in the vibe of the city, but don’t miss some of the top attractions the city has to offer.
Cementario de la Recoleta
BA’s top attraction where you can spend hours and hours amongst the impressive statues and and marble mausoleums. This is an absolute must-see.
Located on the east side of the Plaza de Mayo, Casa Rosada is the site where Eva Peron famously spoke to thousands of Argentines. Visitors can take tours of the building on Saturday and Sundays.
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
Aside from featuring works of art from Argentine artists from the 19th and 20th centuries, the museum also includes works from Cézanne, Degas, Picasso, Rembrandt, Toulouse-Lautrec and Van Gogh.
Centro Cultural Kirchner
This impressive beaux-arts building occupies an entire city block and was modeled after New York City’s post office. It is now home to galleries, theaters and an 1800-seat concert hall for Argentina’s national symphony orchestra.
No visit to BA would be complete without taking in a famous Tango show. A true cultural experience that includes a three-course dinner in an intimate setting showcasing the finest Tango dancers in all of Argentina.