Places to Visit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, America

Places to Visit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, America

Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina geographically positioned between 34°36′12″ S latitude and 58°22′54″ W longitude. With an area of 203 sq. km, Buenos Aires is the 2nd largest metropolitan area in South America, followed by Greater Sao Paulo.

Buenos Aires is popularly called as the ‘Paris of South America’ because of nice infrastructure and quality of living and it ranks 61st in terms of life style. It is South America’s most visited cities and the second most visited city in Latin America after Mexico City.


History of Buenos Aires:

Buenos Aires is an autonomous city (District), not belonging to the Buenos Aires Province. Prior to 1880, Buenos Aires was the part of Buenos Aires Province, later it was replaced for some internal reasons and made it as autonomous.


Connectivity to Buenos Aires:

The Ministro Pistarini International Airport serves Buenos Aires and is located at Ezeiza, around 30 km away from the city centre. It has scheduled flights to most of the American and European destinations including London, Toronto, New York, Atlanta and Frankfurt.

There are taxis, cars and minibuses always available at the airport to reach downtown Buenos Aires.

Buenos Aires has upgraded road network served by both luxury and general buses.


Culture, Food and Shopping in Buenos Aires:

Buenos Aires is renowned for rich culture and tradition featuring many colonial style buildings, monuments, museums and famous for hosting grand events.

The famous restaurants in Buenos Aires are:

  • Aramburu
  • Smeterling Patisserie
  • Casa SaltShaker
  • Casa Coupage

List of famous shopping corners in Buenos Aires is:

  • Recoleta
  • A Bottle of Malbec
  • The mate
  • The Palermo Viejo


Things to do in Buenos Aires:

  • Gaucho Party
  • Skydiving
  • Food Tours
  • Wine events


Places of interest in Buenos Aires:


Teatro Colon:

Teatro Colon is one of the best opera houses in the globe widely known for its class acoustics and stunning architecture. Must visit.


St. Ignatius of Loyola Church:

The construction of St. Ignatius of Loyola Church began in 1686 and inaugurated in 1722. It was designed by Jesuit architects Krauss, Primolo Prímoli and Bianchi. Amazing construction.


Obelisco de Buenos Aires:

Situated in the Plaza de la Republica, Obelisco de Buenos Aires is a national historic monument as well as identity of Buenos Aires. It is placed at the junction of Corrientes and 9 de Julio avenues and was opened in 1936.


Other places of interest in Buenos Aires include:

  • Teatro General San Martín
  • Avenida Corrientes
  • Plaza de Mayo
  • Puente de la Mujer
  • Apple of the Lights
  • Ecological Reserve
  • Caminito
  • Lezama Park
  • Recoleta Cemetery
  • Street Lanin
  • Japanese Garden
  • Botanical Garden
  • Buenos Aires Zoo
  • Plaza Julio Cortázar
  • Museum of Spanish Art Enrique Larreta
  • National Museum of Fine Arts


Best time to visit Buenos Aires:

Between March and May and September and November will be the best time to enjoy holidays in Buenos Aires.


Accommodation options in Buenos Aires:

Buenos Aires houses all sorts of accommodation centres ranging from budget options to 5 star hotels with different latest facilities and services. Most of the hotels in Buenos Aires are located in San Telmo, Palermo and Recoleta. A list of the best hotels in Buenos Aires is:

  • Ilum Experience Home
  • 1555 Malabia House
  • BA Sohotel
  • Faena Hotel
  • Krista Hotel Boutique
  • CasaSur Art Hotel
  • Sofitel Buenos Aires Arroyo
  • Vain Boutique Hotel
  • Nuss Buenos Aires
  • Legado Mitico
  • Serena Hotel
  • Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires
  • Own Palermo Hollywood
  • Algodon Mansion
  • Home Hotel Buenos Aires

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