Buenos Aires Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Buenos Aires - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Centro and Puerto Madero 16


Centro 11

Puerto Madero 5

Recoleta and Almagro 12


Almagro 3

Recoleta 9

Palermo 11

La Boca and San Telmo 11


La Boca 3

San Telmo 8

Costanera Norte 1

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Cemetery 2

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Historic District/ Site 3

House/ Mansion/ Villa 1

Market/ Bazaar 6

Memorial/ Monument/ Tomb 1

Military Site 2

Museum/ Gallery 23

Nature Preserve/ Wildlife Refuge 1

Nautical Site/ Lighthouse 2

Neighborhood/ Street 2

Observatory/ Planetarium 1

Park/ Playground 2

Plaza/ Square/ Piazza 2

Public Art (Mural/ Sculpture/ Statue) 1

Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 2

Sports Venue 1

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Parque Tres de Febrero

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Known locally as Los Bosques de Palermo (Palermo Woods), this 400-acre green space is really a crazy quilt of smaller parks. Lush grass...

Parque de la Memoria

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Between 1969 and 1983, 30,000 civilians were illegally detained, tortured, and "disappeared" in Argentina by the military dictatorship...

Pasaje de la Defensa

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Wandering through this well-preserved house affords a glimpse of life in San Telmo's golden era. Behind an elegant but narrow stone facade,...

Planetario Galileo Galilei

  • Observatory/Planetarium

One of the city's most iconic buildings, the Planetario Galileo Galilei is a great orb positioned on a massive concrete tripod in the...

Plaza Dorrego

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During the week a handful of craftspeople and a few scruffy pigeons are the only ones enjoying the shade from the stately trees in the...

Plaza de Mayo

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Since its construction in 1580, this has been the setting for Argentina's most politically turbulent moments, including the uprising...

Puente de la Mujer

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Tango dancers inspired the sweeping asymmetrical lines of Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava's design for the pedestrian-only Bridge...

Reserva Ecológica

  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

Built over a landfill, the 865-acre Ecological Reserve is home to more than 500 species of birds and a variety of flora and fauna. On...

Teatro Colón

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Its magnitude, magnificent acoustics, and opulence earn the Teatro Colón (Colón Theater) a place among the world's top five opera theaters.

Zoológico de Buenos Aires

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The grandiose stone pens and mews—many dating from the zoo's opening in 1874—are as much an attraction at the 45-acre city zoo as...