10/21/2010
Discover where to go Sightseeing in Buenos Aires

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

Whether you are visiting Buenos Aires for business or pleasure, there are so many things to do, see and experience while you are here in this city. We recommend you take some time to take in the following sights and Buenos Aires attractions:

Puerto Madero

This is the newest neighborhood in the city which is in constant growth. It features substantial and luxurious buildings, hotels, restaurants, and universities. The highlight is the beautiful Puente de la Mujer, designed by the renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava.

Puerto Madero

Dining at the Puerto Madero Docks

Dozens of restaurants in Buenos Aires are located within Puerto Madero´s renewed dock area where you will find everything from local cuisine to Italian, Mexican, Japanese, etc.

Puerto Madero Docks

Nightlife

Buenos Aires is a city that never sleeps and here you can find shows, theater, discos, bars, cafes, and restaurants that are open all night long. The options are quite varied and you can find pretty much anything you are looking for when visiting Buenos Aires.

Nightlife

Costanera Sur Ecological Reserve

Located .2 miles from hotel, the Costanera Sur Ecological Reserve features 360 hectares of nature by Rio de la Plata, local fauna and flora, running paths, and more.

This area features a recently rebuilt traditional public promenade where on weekends there are craft fairs and shows of street artists. Here you will also find the traditional stands of choripan (sausage sandwich) as well as various food stalls. We recommend visiting the sculpture "Nereids" Lola Mora.

Ecological Reserve

San Telmo

This neighborhood is preserved in time and features cobblestoned streets. The heart is the Plaza Dorrego, where you'll find old cafes and Buenos Aires bars. It is located approximately .4 miles from hotel. It is also one of the main Tango areas in the city and features Tango Shows, an antique market on Sunday selling objects of all kinds (books and magazines, clothing, coins, ornaments and more varied collection objects), and traditional restaurants.

San Telmo

La Boca

In this area, there are typical postal houses whose facades are composed of plates of different colors. One of the most popular attractions is Caminito, a street where you breathe and dance tango, and find people selling crafts and paintings.

La Boca

Plaza de Mayo

This area is known as the square of the Argentine people, because it is where the most important events in Argentina's history took place.

Plaza de Mayo

Cabildo

On the west side of Plaza de Mayo is this historic building, where in 1810 the natives decided to form their own government, when the King of Spain was a prisoner of the French goverment.

Cabildo

Government House

Also called the Casa Rosada, it is of great architectural masterpieces of the city and has a museum which displays various items belonging to the Argentine presidents.

Casa Rosada

Teatro Colón

Opened on May 25, 1908, this is the largest opera house in Latin America. Its facade has strong influences of Italian Renaissance and its interior dome was painted in 1966 by Raul Soldi, world-renowned Argentine plastic. It features a fabulous program of Opera and Ballet and Ballet school of great dancers emerged as Julio Bocca, Maximiliano Guerra and Paloma Herrera.

Museums

There are many varied museums in Buenos Aires, including our top picks: the Private Collection of Amalia Fortabat, at Puerto Madero, which has a private collection of the most popular Argentine artists. Also the MALBA (paintings, sculptures, prints, photographs and Latin American artists of the twentieth century), the Eva Perón Museum, the Museum of Carlos Gardel, the Museum of Bellas Artes, Museum

La Recoleta

One of the nicest neighborhoods of Buenos Aires, visitors should make a visit to the Recoleta Cemetery, where they find the remains of major figures such as Eva Perón, Adolfo Bioy Casares, and Facundo Quiroga. In the Plaza Francia you will find a large craft fair and the Buenos Aires Design shopping center dedicated exclusively to design.

La Recoleta

Palermo

In this beautiful neighborhood, travelers are advised to visit the zoo, extensive forests, the Rose Garden and the Planetarium (astronomical center of the city).

Palermo

Tango

Tango is the quintessential musical style of the city. Anyone who visits must witness a spectacle of dance and song. The brave ones may take dance lessons. The tango is danced by couples, so it will be an opportunity to make new friends.

Shopping Tour

Buenos Aires offers great shopping opportunities for all budgets, from the most exclusive local prestigious brands (as in the Avenida Alvear in Recoleta), malls (Dot Baires, Alto Palermo, Abasto Shopping Center, Unicenter , Paseo Alcorta, etc.) to outlets on the Avenida Cordoba where they sell discontinued items at a lower value. Also places like Palermo Soho offer products of independent designers.

Sports

Visitors to Buenos Aires will find they can participate in golf, sailing, tennis, fishing, close to the hotel.

Please feel free to ask our Front Desk staff to assist with recommendations and reservations for any of the above local activities and attractions.

Rosario Vera Peñaloza 360 Puerto Madero ESTE Bs. As. - Argentina
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