Sights & Attractions in Buenos Aires

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Name Category Location
 
Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar
This basilica beside the famous Cementerio de la...
Religious Sites Recoleta and Almagro
 
Braga Menéndez
The sparse, warehouse-like space stewarded by...
Museums / Galleries Palermo
 
Buque Museo Corbeta Uruguay
The oldest of the Argentine fleet, bought from...
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 Centro better than...
Neighborhoods / Streets Centro and Environs
 
Calle Museo Caminito
Cobblestones, tango dancers, and haphazardly...
Markets / Bazaars, Museums / Galleries La Boca and San Telmo
 
Catedral Metropolitana
The Metropolitan Cathedral's columned...
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...
Arts / Performance Venues Recoleta and Almagro
 
Colección de Arte Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat (Museo Fortabat)
Argentina's richest woman, Amalia Fortabat, is a...
Museums / Galleries Centro and Environs
 
Daniel Abate
Most of Abate's artists have yet to reach their...
Museums / Galleries Recoleta and Almagro
 
Daniel Maman Fine Art
This gallery space is stark, but its prime...
Museums / Galleries Palermo
 
El Zanjón de Granados
All of Buenos Aires' history is packed into this...
Houses / Mansions La Boca and San Telmo
 
Espacio Fundación Telefónica
Spanish-owned phone company Telefónica is behind...
Museums / Galleries Recoleta and Almagro
 
Estadio Boca Juniors
Walls exploding with huge, vibrant murals of...
Sports Venues Buenos Aires
 
Floralis Genérica
The gleaming steel and aluminum petals of this...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Recoleta and Almagro
 
Fundación Federico Jorge Klemm
You'd never guess that this sober, tastefully...
Museums / Galleries Centro and Environs
 
Fundación Proa
For more than a decade, this thoroughly modern...
Museums / Galleries La Boca and San Telmo
 
Galería Foster Catena
Not content with bringing Argentina's best...
Museums / Galleries Palermo
 
Jardín Botánico Carlos Thays
With 18 acres of gardens and 5,500 varieties of...
Gardens / Arboretums Palermo
 
Jardín Japonés
Like the bonsais in the nursery within it, this...
Gardens / Arboretums Palermo
 
Jardín Oculto Galería
This collectively run gallery is known as much...
Museums / Galleries La Boca and San Telmo
 
Jardín Zoológico
The grandiose stone pens and mews—many dating...
Zoos / Aquariums Palermo
 
La Manzana de Las Luces
More history is packed into this single block of...
Historic Districts / Sites Centro and Environs
 
MALBA
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 7000 contemporary artworks make up the...
Museums / Galleries La Boca and San Telmo
 
Museo de Bellas Artes de La Boca Quinquela Martín
Vibrant port scenes were the trademark of artist...
Museums / Galleries La Boca and San Telmo
 
Museo de la Ciudad
"Whimsical" is one way to describe the City...
Museums / Galleries Centro and Environs
 
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
Given that the 100-peso bill still honors General...
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 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 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 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
 
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
 
Praxis
Choice contemporary Argentine painting and...
Museums / Galleries Recoleta and Almagro
 
Puente de la Mujer
Tango dancers inspired the sweeping asymmetrical...
Bridges / Tunnels Centro and Environs
 
Reserva Ecológica
The 865-acre Ecological Reserve was built over a...
Nature Preserves Centro and Environs
 
Rubbers
The name may sound quirky, but this formidable...
Museums / Galleries Recoleta and Almagro
 
Teatro Colón
Its magnitude, magnificent acoustics, and...
Arts / Performance Venues Centro and Environs
 
Wussmann
It's hard to say which is more covetable at San...
Museums / Galleries La Boca and San Telmo
 
ZavaletaLab
Formerly based in Recoleta, this is one of...
Museums / Galleries La Boca and San Telmo

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