What's New

  • Craft Beer & Burgers

BA has gone mad for craft beer, with new bars and microbreweries opening every week. Accompanying the beer trend is a hunger for juicy burgers. Big Sur is one of the most recent to appear on the scene. Look for the free BA Tap Map to help you plan your way around.

  • La Mar Cebicheria

The much anticipated opening of Peruvian restaurant La Mar Cebicheria has left BA's foodies swooning over the quality of the fresh ceviche and leche de tigre (citrus-based marinade) salsa.

  • Espacio Memoria y Derechos Humanos

More commonly known as the Ex ESMA, this former naval campus was a secret detention and torture center during the military dictatorship of 1976 to 1983. Now the building where the human-rights abuses took place has been converted into a memorial museum.

  • Barrancas de Belgrano

This elegant Belgrano park has been given a facelift and it's looking gorgeous. Come for the milonga La Glorieta, held at the park's bandstand in the evening.

  • Los Galgos

Formerly a run-down but historic cafe, Los Galgos has been completely transformed into a classy cocktail bar.

  • Centro Cultural Kirchner

The spectacular cultural center is now fully open, with a packed schedule of free concerts and events – get in quick if you want to score a ticket.

  • Coffee

The days of bad coffee in BA are over, thanks to a crop of new cafes dedicated to producing high-caliber brews using imported Colombian beans.

  • South of Scalabrini Ortiz

Threatening to knock Palermo Viejo off its foodie perch is the increasingly hip neighborhood located on the south side of Av Scalabrini Ortiz. It's where you'll find Proper, Benaim and NoLa, among other hot new bars and restaurants.

  • City Government Tourist Program

As well as opening a new tourist information kiosk in La Boca, the Buenos Aires city government has launched a series of free walking tours, plus rowing tours in Puerto Madero and even eco-car trips around the Reserva Ecológica and Parque 3 de Febrero. Be sure to check out the current program.

  • Underground Art

Some of BA's top street artists have brightened up Subte stations with wonderful murals. Check out recent works at Federico Lacroze on the Línea B.