What to do in Buenos Aires

The Caminito Marc_Smith/Flickr

The Caminito ©Marc_Smith/Flickr

Are you planning a visit to Buenos Aires? As the capital city of the wonderful country of Argentina, Buenos Aires is a world famous destination. It is also a top tourist destination in Argentina. Attracting thousands of tourists yearly, the city is a buzzing place to visit. There are innumerable sights to visit and things to do in this immense city.

In case you know only a few things about Buenos Aires, I suggest you to read the following guide. Below I will give you some good ideas relating to what is meritorious to do in Buenos Aires. Dancing tango, visiting the major landmarks, spending the afternoon in the zoo or admiring the buildings in the Caminito neighborhood are just some of the best things to do in Buenos Aires.

Visiting the main landmarks

Buenos Aires is abundant in breathtaking landmarks and visitor attractions. The main highlights of the Argentine capital city are the following: the Casa Rosada, the Obelisk, the Cabildo, the Metropolitan Cathedral, Teatro Colón, the building of the National Congress, Plaza de Mayo, the Recoleta Cemetery and so on. The buzzing city is a paradise for the lovers of sightseeing.

The pink color of the Casa Rosada, photo by hiabba/Flickr

The pink color of the Casa Rosada ©hiabba/Flickr

Taking tango lessons

Argentina is world famous for its dance, the tango. If you love to dance and you would like to take some tango classes, Buenos Aires is the right place to go. You can also opt for a great tango show at the end of which professional dancers will teach you how to make the steps. What could be a more unique experience than learning tango in Argentina?

Admiring the Caminito’s colorful buildings

Buenos Aires is divided into several neighborhoods of which one is the beautiful La Boca which contains the unique Caminito. The Caminito is actually a street museum. It is famous for its recognizable colorful buildings, attracting numerous visitors. It is with no doubt one of the most photographed areas of the city.

The Caminito Marc_Smith/Flickr

The Caminito ©Marc_Smith/Flickr

Visiting the Recoleta Cemetery

It might sound weird to visit a cemetery, but once you enter the amazing Recoleta Cemetery, you will understand the importance of this sight. It is famous for its breathtaking graves and monuments, including graves of such important personalities like numerous presidents of Argentina or Eva Perón. The cemetery is considered one of the world’s most beautiful.

Recoleta Cemetery, photo by Andrew Currie/Flickr

Recoleta Cemetery ©Andrew Currie/Flickr

Spending the afternoon in the zoo

A great way to relax is to visit the zoo of the city. Spend your afternoon in this large zoo and relax. If you are traveling with the kids, the zoo is a must-see sight for you. It is a very popular attraction among both local people and visitors.  

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