The heart of Palermo Soho is Plaza Serrano, a small but popular plaza surrounded by bars and restaurants, and host to a small weekend arts fair.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Palermo attractions

1. La Rural

0.77 MILES

This vast exhibition center is the venue for several of the city's biggest events including the Feria del Libro (book fair), Vinos y Bodegas (a wine…

2. Jardín Botánico Carlos Thays

0.84 MILES

Escape the frenzied traffic and packed sidewalks around Plaza Italia by dipping inside this lush botanical garden, designed by renowned landscape…

3. Casa Brandon

0.98 MILES

Located in Villa Crespo, this meeting spot is so much more than a bar. The concept at Casa Brandon is to promote art in the context of sexual diversity…

4. Museo Evita

1.04 MILES

This museum is devoted to Argentina's iconic first lady and wife of President Juan Domingo Perón. Housed in a gorgeous 1923 mansion that from 1948…

5. Centro Islámico Rey Fahd


This landmark mosque, built by Saudis on land donated by former president Carlos Menem, is southeast of Las Cañitas. Free tours in Spanish are offered…

6. Observatorio Astronómico

1.15 MILES

This observatory offers one-hour telescopic stargazing sessions. Call or check the website before your visit, as observation hours change depending on the…

7. Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales

1.23 MILES

In the geographical center of the city at circular Parque Centenario is this excellent natural sciences museum. On display are large collections of…

8. Museo Xul Solar

1.34 MILES

Xul Solar was a painter and poet, an inventor of two languages, and a friend of Jorge Luis Borges, among other notable distinctions. This museum (located…