Sights & Attractions in Buenos Aires


Sights & Attractions Buenos Aires

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Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar
This basilica beside the famous Cementerio de la...
Religious Sites Recoleta and Almagro
Buque Museo Corbeta Uruguay
Bought from England in 1874, the oldest ship in...
Museums / Galleries, Military Sites, Nautical Sites Centro and Environs
Buque Museo Fragata A.R.A. Presidente Sarmiento
The navy commissioned this frigate from...
Museums / Galleries, Military Sites, Nautical Sites Centro and Environs
Calle Florida
Nothing sums up the chaotic Microcentro better...
Neighborhoods / Streets Centro and Environs
Calle Museo Caminito
Cobblestones, tango dancers, and haphazardly...
Markets / Bazaars, Museums / Galleries, Neighborhoods / Streets La Boca and San Telmo
Casa Rosada
The eclectic Casa de Gobierno, better known as...
Architectural Sites, Government Buildings Centro and Environs
Catedral Metropolitana
The columned neoclassical facade of the...
Religious Sites Centro and Environs
Cementerio de Chacarita
This cemetery is home to Carlos Gardel's tomb,...
Cemeteries Recoleta and Almagro
Cementerio de la Recoleta
The ominous gates, Doric-columned portico, and...
Historic Districts / Sites, Cemeteries Recoleta and Almagro
Centro Cultural Borges
There's something very low-key about this...
Museums / Galleries Centro and Environs
Centro Cultural La Recoleta
Art exhibitions, concerts, fringe theater...
Museums / Galleries, Arts / Performance Venues Recoleta and Almagro
Colección de Arte Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat
The late Amalia Fortabat was a cement heiress, so...
Museums / Galleries Centro and Environs
El Zanjón de Granados
All of Buenos Aires' history is packed into this...
Houses / Mansions, Archaeological Sites La Boca and San Telmo
Estadio Boca Juniors
Walls exploding with huge, vibrant murals of...
Sports Venues Buenos Aires
Feria de Artesanos de Plaza Francia
On weekends artisans' stalls line the small park...
Markets / Bazaars Recoleta and Almagro
Floralis Genérica
The gleaming steel and aluminum petals of this...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Recoleta and Almagro
Fundación Proa
For more than a decade, this thoroughly modern...
Museums / Galleries La Boca and San Telmo
Jardín Botánico Carlos Thays
Wedged between three busy Palermo streets, this...
Gardens / Arboretums Palermo
Jardín Japonés
Like the bonsais in the nursery within it, this...
Gardens / Arboretums Palermo
La Manzana de Las Luces
More history is packed into this single block of...
Historic Districts / Sites Centro and Environs
The fabulous Museum of Latin American Art of...
Museums / Galleries Palermo
Museo Casa Carlos Gardel
Hard-core tango fans shouldn't pass up a quick...
Museums / Galleries Recoleta and Almagro
Museo de Arte Hispanoamericano Isaac Fernández Blanco
The distinctive Peruvian neocolonial-style...
Museums / Galleries Centro and Environs
Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires (MAMBA)
Some 7,000 contemporary artworks make up the...
Museums / Galleries La Boca and San Telmo
Museo de Artes Plásticas Eduardo Sívori
If you're looking for respite from the sun or...
Museums / Galleries Palermo
Museo de los Niños
The real world is scaled down to kiddie size at...
Museums / Galleries Recoleta and Almagro
Museo del Bicentenario
Today, the River Plate is nowhere in sight, but...
Museums / Galleries Centro and Environs
Museo Etnográfico Juan B. Ambrosetti
Until 2012, the 100-peso bill still honored...
Museums / Galleries Centro and Environs
Museo Evita
Eva Duarte de Perón, known universally as Evita,...
Museums / Galleries Palermo
Museo Histórico Nacional
What better place for the National History Museum...
Museums / Galleries La Boca and San Telmo
Museo Histórico Nacional del Cabildo y de la Revolución de Mayo
Plaza de Mayo's only remaining colonial edifice...
Architectural Sites Centro and Environs
Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo
The harmonious, French neoclassical mansion that...
Museums / Galleries Recoleta and Almagro
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
The world's largest collection of Argentine...
Museums / Galleries Recoleta and Almagro
Museo Participativo de Ciencias
The motto of this mini science museum inside the...
Museums / Galleries Recoleta and Almagro
Museo Xul Solar
Avant-garde artist, linguist, esoteric...
Museums / Galleries Palermo
Parque de la Memoria
Between 1969 and 1983, 30,000 civilians were...
Memorials / Monuments Palermo
Parque Lezama
The Museo Histórico Nacional (National History...
Parks La Boca and San Telmo
Parque Tres de Febrero
Known locally as Los Bosques de Palermo (Palermo...
Parks Palermo
Pasaje de la Defensa
Wandering through this well-preserved house...
Historic Districts / Sites, Stores / Malls La Boca and San Telmo
Planetario Galileo Galilei
One of the city's most iconic buildings, the...
Observatories / Planetariums Palermo
Plaza de Mayo
Since its construction in 1580, this has been the...
Squares Centro and Environs
Plaza Dorrego
During the week a handful of craftspeople and a...
Squares La Boca and San Telmo
Puente de la Mujer
Tango dancers inspired the sweeping asymmetrical...
Bridges / Tunnels Centro and Environs
Reserva Ecológica
Built over a landfill, the 865-acre Ecological...
Nature Preserves Centro and Environs
Teatro Colón
Its magnitude, magnificent acoustics, and...
Arts / Performance Venues Centro and Environs
Zoológico de Buenos Aires
The grandiose stone pens and mews—many dating...
Zoos / Aquariums Palermo
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