Top things to do

Top Choice Nature Reserve in Puerto Madero

Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur

The beautifully marshy land of this 350-hectare nature reserve has become a popular site for weekend picnics, walks and bike rides. Bring binoculars if you’re a birder – over 300 bird species can be spotted, along w…
Top Choice Modern Argentine in Puerto Madero


Some of Buenos Aires’ best and most original cuisine is created by chef Pedro Bargero. His six-course, haute-cuisine dishes utilize only the best seasonal ingredients, and the restaurant also works closely with qual…
Nature Reserve in Puerto Madero

Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur Northern Entrance

The northern entrance to the Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur.
Museum in Puerto Madero

Colección de Arte Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat

Prominently located at the northern end of Puerto Madero is this stunning art museum showcasing the private collection of the late billionaire, philanthropist and socialite Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat. There are work…
Museum in Puerto Madero

Fragata Sarmiento

Over 23,000 Argentine naval cadets and officers have trained aboard this 85m sailing vessel, which traveled around the world 37 times between 1899 and 1938. On board are detailed records of its lengthy voyages, a ga…
Arts Center in Puerto Madero

Faena Arts Center

This very large, airy art space – in a beautifully renovated flour mill – highlights the contemporary dreams of local and international artists and designers. If your visit coincides with a show, you should expect c…
Bridge in Puerto Madero

Puente de la Mujer

The striking Puente de la Mujer is Puerto Madero’s signature monument. Unveiled in 2001, this gleaming white structure spans Dique 3 and resembles a sharp fishhook or even a harp – it’s supposed to represent a coupl…
Museum in Puerto Madero

Corbeta Uruguay

This 46m-long military ship conducted surveys along Argentina’s coast and supplied bases in Antarctica until it was decommissioned in 1926, after 52 years of service. Displayed below the main deck are interesting re…
Tango in Puerto Madero

Rojo Tango

This sexy performance is the tango show to top all others, though it comes with a hefty price tag. Offering only 100 seats, the Faena’s cabaret room is swathed in blood-red curtains and gilded furniture. The show it…
Parrilla in Puerto Madero

Le Grill

No surprise – grilled meat is the specialty at this sophisticated parrilla. Go for the rack of lamb or the house specialty, dry-aged beef. There are a few seafood and pasta dishes for noncarnivores. Try to reserve a…