Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires, a must visit
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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.

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

City Center

Galerías Pacífico Shopping Mall

Galerías Pacífico Shopping Mall

Constructed in the 1890′s as an elegant home to a Parisian department store, the Galerías Pacífico in Buenos Aires is a grand shopping mall whose history is entwined with that of the city itself.

Recoleta

Casa SaltShaker ‘Closed Door’ Restaurant

Casa SaltShaker ‘Closed Door’ Restaurant

At chef Dan Perlman’s ‘closed door’ restaurant in his apartment the atmosphere is relaxed and intimate. Guests feast on five courses of Perlman’s culinary creations, each paired with a different wine.

La Boca

Caminito

Caminito

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.

Palermo

Broeders Craft Beer

Broeders Craft Beer

For those hot summers evenings in Buenos Aires when only a beer will do, a growing trend in microbreweries is here to save us. The Bröeders brothers invited us to watch them ‘cook’ and sample their beers.

San Telmo

Cafe La Poesia

Cafe La Poesia

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!

Puerto Madero

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.