Tips for exploring the best of Buenos Aires

Walking in the Caminito, Buenos Aires Marc_Smith/Flickr

Walking in the Caminito, Buenos Aires ©Marc_Smith/Flickr

You probably heard lots of things about Buenos Aires. It is cosmopolitan, it is historic, it is hip and it is traditional at the same time. Buenos Aires is a modern city, full of astonishing tourist attractions, great restaurants and cafés. Arts make Buenos Aires world renowned. Tango is celebrated here, making this city a unique place to visit. Which is the best way to explore the city? I recommend you to visit as many neighborhood of it as you can. As there are too much to explore in little time, it is good to get some tips for exploring the best of Buenos Aires. Read on to find out which are these. Than make your packages and travel to Buenos Aires!

Try to visit as many neighborhoods as you can

The neighborhoods of Buenos Aires make the city extremely colorful. There are few cities in the world that are famous for their colorful and distinctive neighborhoods. The most significant landmarks of the city are the following: San Telmo (one of the oldest, being famous for its 19th century architecture), Recoleta (an upscale district, including a large variety of cultural venues), Palermo (a trendy one packed by shops, restaurants and clubs), La Boca (with El Caminito – famous for its colorful buildings) and so on.

Walking in the Caminito, Buenos Aires Marc_Smith/Flickr

Walking in the Caminito, Buenos Aires ©Marc_Smith/Flickr

Visit the most important historical sights

If you don’t have enough time to visit all of the tourist attractions, make a selection and visit the most important historical sights of the city. This way you will surely experience the best of Buenos Aires. Let me help you a little. The most important historical sights are: the Cabildo, the Casa Rosada, the Water Company Palace, the Central Post Office, the National Congress Building and so on. Museums, churches and theatres also make some great visitor attractions.

The Water Palace, Buenos Aires  blmurch/Flickr

The Water Palace, Buenos Aires ©blmurch/Flickr

Watch a Tango show

Tango plays an important role in Argentine culture. Most of tourists are interested in local Tango performances. Nowadays a new branch of Tango, the modern Tango is increasing in popularity. I recommend you not to miss to watch a Tango show. Go to the famous Club Atletico on Wednesday night. You will surely be amazed by the fantastic performance.

Argentine tango dancers in Buenos Aires prayitno/Flickr

Argentine tango dancers in Buenos Aires ©prayitno/Flickr

Eat some local food

Argentina is famous for its cuisine. Steak is the most popular food in the country. Buenos Aires is home to numerous steak houses. Some of the best are the following: La Brigada, La Cabrera, La Dorita, Cabaña Las Lilas, Don Julio and so on.

Experience the nightlife of the city

Buenos Aires is also famous for its vibrant nightlife. From clubs to discos, from bars to nightclubs and from pubs to theatres, the city is abundant in great venues. Whatever your taste, you will surely find something you’ll like.

 

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