Attractions

Top Choice Cultural Center in The Center

Centro Cultural Kirchner

It was Néstor Kirchner who, in 2005, first proposed turning the abandoned former central post office into a cultural center. He died in 2010 before the project was completed, but the breathtaking cultural center was…
Top Choice Notable Building in The Center

Manzana de las Luces

In colonial times, the Manzana de las Luces was Buenos Aires’ most important center of culture and learning and today the block still symbolizes education and enlightenment. Two of the five original buildings remain…
Top Choice Notable Building in The Center

Casa Rosada

On the eastern side of Plaza de Mayo stands the Casa Rosada (Pink House), named for its distinctive color. It was from the balcony here that Eva Perón famously addressed the throngs of impassioned supporters packed …
Top Choice Park in Palermo

Parque 3 de Febrero

Also known as Bosques de Palermo (Palermo Woods), this sweeping open parkland abounds with small lakes and pretty gazebos. Stands rent bikes and in-line skates, and joggers and power walkers circle the ponds – if yo…
Top Choice Cemetery in Recoleta & Barrio Norte

Cementerio de la Recoleta

This cemetery is perhaps BA's top attraction. You can wander for hours in this incredible city of the dead, where the ‘streets’ are lined with impressive statues and marble mausoleums. Peek into the crypts and check…
Top Choice Notable Building in Congreso & Tribunales

Palacio Barolo

One of Buenos Aires' most beautiful buildings is this 22-story office block, whose unique design was inspired by Dante’s Divine Comedy; its height (100m) is a reference to each canto (or song), the number of floors …
Top Choice Museum in Palermo

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

This is Argentina’s most important fine-arts museum and contains many key works by Benito Quinquela Martín, Xul Solar, Eduardo Sívori and other Argentine artists, including a whole room of works by Antonio Berni. Th…
Top Choice Museum in La Boca

Museo Benito Quinquela Martín

Once the home and studio of painter Benito Quinquela Martín (1890–1977), this fine-arts museum exhibits his works and those of other Argentine artists. Quinquela Martín used silhouettes of laboring men, smokestacks …
Top Choice Museum in Palermo

Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires

Sparkling inside its glass walls, this airy modern-arts museum is one of BA’s most impressive. It displays the fine collection of Latin American art of millionaire and philanthropist Eduardo Costantini, including wo…
Top Choice Market in Buenos Aires

Feria de Mataderos

In the working-class barrio of Mataderos is this excellent folk market and fair. Merchants offer handmade crafts and regional cuisine including locro (a corn and meat stew) and humita (a savory corn and cheese mixtu…