Bueno Aires has so much to offer that you can hardly experience everything in a single trip. Here you will find street-side dance performances and local cafes serving great-tasting espresso. In spite of the many attractions in this city, there are certain places you should never miss when sight-seeing in Bueno Aires.
Here are the 4 best places to visit in Buenos Aires, Argentina:
The sprawling neighborhood of Palermo located to the north of Bueno Aires is divided into 3 regions: Palermo Chico, Alto Palermo and Palermo Viejo. Alto Palermo is popular for its museum and urban parks including Carlos Thays Botanical Garden. Palermo Chico hosts great mansions tucked behind the Museum of Latin America Art of Bueno Aires, a hidden gem that is often overlooked by tourists. In Palermo Viejo you will encounter local flair and color featuring bustling cafes, boutiques and cobbled-stone streets.
Fair of the Mataderos
The Fair of the Mataderos is among the 4 best places to visit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Basically this is the place to get your culture fix. Here you will encounter guachos sauntering on majestic horses and vendors offering colorful varieties of food and crafts. You will also interact with costumed tango dancers as they ignite the streets with traditional country performances as guanchos try to outdo each other in contests to win prizes. When you finally get tired of watching all the fun, you can opt to enroll for guacho classes or munch tasty steak sandwiches or sip leisurely on scrumptious wines.
Rose Garden walk
Taking the refuge at the city’s tranquil rose garden will give you the much needed rest after a tough day around the city. The Rose Garden is a burst of green color featuring more than 1,000 species. The rose garden has a Zen-like charm resembling Paris Tuileries. The path extends into a serene space fondly known as Poet’s Garden. It features an Andalusian patio bursting with colorful tiles imported from Seville.
The sprawling garden is divided into several easily accessible green areas mostly accessible from Line D to Plaza Italia. Access to the garden is free and visitors can explore the garden between April and October from 9 a. m- 6 p.m.
The National Museums of Fine Arts
If you love art, the National Museum of Fine Arts is the place to be. The collection spans more than 3 floor and sprawls across 30 rooms. Here you will find art from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. Inside you will encounter great works done by Goya, Picasso, Rembrandt and Goya. The museum also features Latin American and Argentine collections permanently on the first floor while temporary exhibitions are located throughout the building as well as in the outdoor pavilion.
The museum is located within walking distances of other attractions including Recoleta Cemetery. Admission to the museum is free and visitors can explore the collections from Tuesday to Friday from 12.30 -8.30 p. m. On weekends the museum opens from 9.30 a. m -8.30 p.m
Apart from the 4 best places to visit in Buenos Aires, Argentina stipulated above, there are many more attractions that will make your visit to this city an experience of a lifetime. So next time you are in Bueno Aires, take the time to take in the sights and sounds of these wonderful places.