Neighborhoods to Visit in Buenos Aires
The diverse neighborhoods of Buenos Aires add a layer of depth to the city. Easily walkable and well-connected by public transport, the many barrios of Buenos Aires can be effortlessly navigated.
Visit Recoleta for an afternoon tea amongst the elite, or head to San Telmo to browse antiques with the bohemians. Check out Puerto Madero for a business lunch, or Palermo for dinner & drinks at a chic spot. The below sections will also best help you decide on where to stay in Buenos Aires.
Or to take the headache out of which neighborhoods to see, take a private walking tour of Buenos Aires, and ask your expert guide all you want about the city.
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Innovative 17-man percussion outfit La Bomba de Tiempo attracts an eclectic crowd at the Konex, their Abasto venue, every Monday night. Grab a beer and boogie in the open air to the beat of the drums
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!
The picture-perfect colors of Caminito street are a defining image of the city of Buenos Aires. A tiny walkway in the Italian immigrant neighborhood of La Boca, Caminito boasts a colorful history & the origins of tango.
The Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA) holds an outstanding regional collection of contemporary art. Don’t miss exciting traveling shows, a lovely cafe, and a whimsical museum store!
Cafe La Poesia is full of character. Located on the corner of Chile and Bolivar in San Telmo, it charms its patrons with old wooden tables, exposed brick ceilings and walls covered with pictures & quotations. Pure poetry!