Beautiful buildings and architecture in central Buenos Aires
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Buildings and Architecture in Buenos Aires

The many and varied architectural styles that can be seen in the buildings of Buenos Aires serve as a lasting reminder of the city’s grand past.

From the Neoclassical architecture found in abundance in the French-inspired apartment blocks of Recoleta, to the curving lines of the Art nouveau buildings dotted around the neighborhood of Balvanera, and the magnificent Art Deco Abasto shopping mall (formerly an immigrant fruit and veg market), there is plenty to see. Check out our tips below.

[Top photo credit: Elliot Solomon / All Rights Reserved]

Buildings & Architecture
Beautiful Bridge in Puerto Madero

Beautiful Bridge in Puerto Madero

One of Buenos Aires’s most iconic structures, the Woman’s Bridge in Puerto Madero is a striking piece of architecture, linking the city’s bustling center to its finest neighborhood for leisure.

Teatro Colon

Teatro Colon

The 100+ year-old Teatro Colon (or Colon Theater) is one of the architectural jewels of Buenos Aires, and a world-class opera house. It had been closed for repairs since 2006, but re-opened at last on May 25th 2010.

Buildings & Architecture
Palermo Hippodrome Horse Racing

Palermo Hippodrome Horse Racing

The ‘Hipodromo Argentino’ in Palermo is Argentina’s main racetrack. Take in a horse race on a Monday afternoon or experience the ‘Gran Premio Nacional,’ the Argentine Derby once a year in mid-November.

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