Palais de Glace
Housed in an unusual circular building that was once an ice-skating rink and a tango hall (happily not at once, however!), the spacious...
Feria de Artesanos de Plaza Francia
On sunny weekend afternoons, this upscale craft market teems with artisans selling exquisite bronze jewelry, brightly colored cotton...
Centro Cultural Recoleta
Part of the original Franciscan convent and alongside its namesake church and cemetery, this renovated cultural center houses a variety...
A Recoleta institution, this classic landmark has been serving the porteño elite since the 1950s – when race-car champions used to...
The grand tearoom at the Alvear Palace Hotel is fit for a special occasion. The formal afternoon tea, served from 4:30pm (from 5pm on...
Lonely Planet review
The Airedelsur label was beloved by porteños long before it was featured in Vogue . Designer Marcelo Lucini collaborates with Argentine craftsmen to create stunningly original home decor made with alpaca silver, wood, onyx and other all-natural materials. Queen Rania of Jordan reportedly picked up more than 200 pieces for her palaces.