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Top Choice Milonga in South of Palermo

La Catedral

This grungy warehouse space is very casual, with unusual art on the walls, thrift-store furniture, dim, atmospheric lighting and the occasional cat wandering among the tables. It’s very bohemian and there’s no impli…
Top Choice South American in South of Palermo

i Latina

Located south of Palermo in Villa Crespo is one of BA’s best restaurants: i Latina. The set menu consists of seven courses, all exquisitely prepared and presented. Flavors are incredibly stimulating and complex; thi…
Top Choice Live Music in South of Palermo

La Bomba de Tiempo

One of BA’s most unique events takes place every Monday when the long-running percussion group La Bomba de Tiempo plays at Konex. You'll find it impossible not to dance to the rhythms when the drummers get into thei…
Cafe in South of Palermo

Las Violetas

Dating back to 1884, this historic coffeehouse's stained-glass awnings, high ceilings and gilded details make it one of the most beautiful cafes in the capital. Come for the luxurious afternoon tea and be sure to pi…
Museum in South of Palermo

Museo Casa Carlos Gardel

Recent renovations have brought fresh life to this small but noteworthy tribute to tango's most famous voice. Located in Gardel’s old house, the museum traces the singer's early years in France and Argentina, his mu…
Tango in South of Palermo

Esquina Carlos Gardel

One of the fanciest tango shows in town plays at this impressive 430-seat theater right next to the lovely Mercado de Abasto shopping mall. This fine show highlights passionate, top-notch musicians and performers in…
Notable Building in South of Palermo

Mercado de Abasto

The historic Mercado de Abasto (1895) has been turned into one of the most beautiful shopping centers in the city. The building, once a large vegetable market, received an architectural prize in 1937 for its Av Corr…
Argentine in South of Palermo

Pan Y Arte

There’s a wonderful old-time atmosphere at this bohemian eatery. The menu includes a range of sandwiches, empanadas and picadas (a plate of appetizers) and there's also an organic bakery and products such as cheese …
Museum in South of Palermo

Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales

In the geographical center of the city at circular Parque Centenario is this excellent natural-science museum. On display are large collections of meteorites, rocks and minerals, Argentine seashells, insects and din…
Argentine in South of Palermo

Café Margot

Opened in 1904, this classic cafe in the bohemian neighborhood of Boedo is a typically porteño spot to relax with a picada (a platter of cold cuts, cheese and olives) and a bottle of wine, or a frosty mug of beer an…