Teatro Colon

Recoleta

The Teatro Colon is the city's main opera house and considered one of the best concert venues in the world acoustically. Even Luciano Pavarotti said so. The building...

  • Cultural & Historical
  • Architecture
  • Performing arts
  • 5
  • 2

National Museum of Fine Arts (Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes)

Recoleta

The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, located in a former drainage pumping station, has the largest public art collection in Latin America, spread throughout dozens of...

  • Museum
  • Art
  • 4.8
  • 2

Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art (MAMBA)

San Telmo

Locally known as the MAMBA, the Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art opened in 1956 and moved to its current San Telmo home in an former tobacco factory in 1986, with...

  • Museum
  • Art
  • 4.7
  • 1

National Museum of Decorative Art

Recoleta

Built in an elaborate French neoclassical style and designed by the same architect who built the Trianon Palace Hotel in Versailles, the National Museum of...

  • Museum
  • Art
  • 5
  • 1

Librería El Ateneo Grand Splendid

Barrio Norte

El Ateneo Grand Splendid is one of the most beautiful bookshops in the world. Built as a theater and opened in 1919, the building itself is splendidly ornate with...

  • Specialty Shop
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Art

Recoleta Cultural Center

Recoleta

The Recoleta Cultural Center is a striking red brick building - one of the city's oldest - in the heart of Recoleta, which hosts art exhibitions, dance, live music,

  • Performing arts
  • Cinema
  • Art

Floralis Génerica

La Recoleta

The Floralis Génerica is an 18-ton, 75-foot (23 m) high mechanical flower made out of stainless steel designed and gifted to the city by Argentine architect Eduardo...

  • Art

Tres de Febrero Park (Palermo Woods)

Palermo

Also known as the Bosques de Palermo (Palermo Woods), this sprawling 915-acre (370 ha) park was once the private retreat of dictator Juan Manuel de Rosas and...

  • Walking
  • Sports
  • Playground
  • Park
  • Museum
  • Bicycle
  • Zoo

Puerto Madero

Puerto Madero

Once a port for the city, the Puerto Madero neighborhood sits on the banks of the Rio de la Plata and underwent a large-scale refurbishment in the 1990s,...

  • Neighborhood
  • Food & drink

Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires (MALBA)

Palermo

The Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires, more commonly known as the MALBA, houses an impressive permanent collection of works by modern masters from across...

  • Museum
  • Cinema

La Recoleta Cemetery

Recoleta

One of the world's most beautiful cemeteries, La Recoleta Cemetery was built around the Our Lady of Pilar covent and church. The 14-acre (5.5 ha) grounds include...

  • Other
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Architecture

Palermo Soho

Palermo

Gay life is all over Buenos Aires, but the gayest is in the Palermo Soho neighborhood, named because of its resemblance to New York's trendy Soho. It's a barrio of...

  • Neighborhood

Puente de la Mujer (Woman's Bridge)

Puerto Madero

The 170-metre (558-foot) Cantilever spar cable-stayed footbridge was completed in 2001 to provide access to the Puerto Madero area near the port and today is an...

  • Architecture

San Telmo

San Telmo

The oldest neighborhood in Buenos Aires, San Telmo is the city's bohemian enclave, a multicultural neighborhood with immigrant roots and its origins as the working...

  • Neighborhood
  • 4.3
  • 2

San Telmo Market

San Telmo

The Mercado de San Telmo is a colorful Sunday affair that bustles with hundreds of artisan and antique stalls. Plaza Dorrego, mostly filled with collectibles, is at...

  • Market
  • Various
  • Neighborhood

Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral

Microcentro

Right on Plaza de Mayo, the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral might not look like a house of worship at first behind a sober off-white neoclassical facade more...

  • Cultural & Historical
  • Architecture
  • Other

Buenos Aires Japanese Garden

Palermo

The Buenos Aires Japanese Garden is one of the largest of its kind outside of Japan, spread over 4.9 acres (2 ha) in the northeast corner of the Tres de Febrero park...

  • Park

Casa Rosada

Microcentro

Opposite Plaza de Mayo, the palatial and emblematic Casa Rosada (Pink House) is a baby pink-colored Italianate building that serves as the executive mansion. Inside...

  • Museum
  • Architecture

Abasto de Buenos Aires

Balvanera

The beautiful Art Deco building of the Abasto shopping mall served as central supply market in Buenos Aires from 1893 to 1984. Now one of the city's most popular...

  • Commercial Center
  • Cinema
  • Fun & games
  • Museum

Plaza de Mayo

Microcentro

The May 1810 revolution that led to Argentina's independence from Spain began here, then called Plaza Victoria. Today as Plaza de Mayo is continues as the center of...

  • Various
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Architecture
  • Other

Galerias Pacifico

Microcentro

Galerias Pacifico sits at the intersection of Florida Street and Córdoba Avenue in a corner Beaux Art building, declared a national historic monument in 1989. Inside...

  • Commercial Center
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Various
  • Cinema

Museo del Bicentenario

Recoleta

Housed in the city's former fortress and customs house right behind the Casa Rosada, the Bicentenario is a cultural center and museum, as well as an architectural...

  • Museum

National Congress

City Center

At the end of Avenida de Mayo is the National Congress, a landmark building and home to Argentina's legislative bodies. Built in a neoclassical style, it features a...

  • Architecture

The Obelisk

Microcentro

The iconic obelisk rises up 222 feet (67.5 m) on Plaza de la República, erected in 1936 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Buenos Aires. On December 1, 2005, it

  • Architecture
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Other

Caminito

La Boca

La Boca is a neighborhood in the south east of the city near the old port that as inherited its working class character and European influence from its shipyard and...

  • Neighborhood

Water Company Palace (Palacio de Aguas Corrientes)

Balvanera

The palatial building that houses the Buenos Aires Water Company's offices takes up an entire city block. Built at the 19th century, the eclectic French...

  • Cultural & Historical
  • Architecture

Barolo Palace

Montserrat

When it opened in 1923, Barolo Palace was the tallest building in the city and South America at 328 feet (100 m). Designed by Italian architect Mario Palanti in an...

  • Museum
  • Architecture

Buenos Aires Eco-Park

Palermo

In June 2016, the city of Buenos Aires closed its 140-year-old zoo, releasing over 2,000 animals into the wild, to re-open as an interactive ecological park and...

  • Park

El Zanjón de Granados

San Telmo

This historic site is one of the more recent additions to the Buenos Aires cultural scene. Underneath an 1830 San Telmo mansion is a series of vaulted brick tunnels...

  • Museum
  • Cultural & Historical

Evita Peron Museum

Palermo

The Evita Peron Museum is housed in a handsome old mansion, declared a National Historical Monument in 1999. It is where Evita opened a shelter for impoverished...

  • Museum
  • Cultural & Historical