Music and Book Shopping in Buenos Aires
In a city with a reputation for intellectual debate, where everyone claims to have once been in a band if they are not still performing, it is no surprise that Buenos Aires has music and book stores to cater to their needs.
Whether you’re on the hunt for the CD of the Argentinean band you heard last night, a leather-bound edition of Borges’ The Aleph, a second hand bookstall bargain or just something in English, check out the list below to get up to speed on the city’s best book and music-buying haunts.
Shopping for Books
A mecca for any book lover, El Ateneo Grand Splendid is one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world. Housed in an old theatre with rows of tomes and a cafe on the stage, this is a BA must see!
To enjoy the literary side of of Buenos Aires, head to Avenida Corrientes, an avenue in the City Center known for its abundant bookshops – stock up on Spanish language reads or just browse the many volumes.
Boutique del Libro is an attractive and alluring bookstore in Buenos Aires, a city known for its literary tradition. Visit the combined bookshop and café tucked away in the streets of Palermo Soho.