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Best things to do in Buenos Aires Province

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“An impressive modern building, the MALBA contains works by Argentine greats and other Latin American masters. It regularly hosts seminars and has a small cinema for cult and art-house retrospectives.”
346 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Main shopping center in the neighborhood. It offers a wide range of shops, even travel agencies to purchase plane tickets or bus tickets to local towns. The green subway line 'D' has its entrance right in front of the mall.”
274 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Housed in a hulk of a building (originally a pumping station) on the busy traffic artery of Avenida del Libertador, the National Museum of Fine Arts is a vast treasury of Argentinian and Latin American art and painting from the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as one of the most important in Latin America. In the dozens of rooms you'll find heavyweight Argentinian artists. Although the emphasis here is on Latin American art, you'll also find important collections of European art and a smattering of American and Asian art. From Tuesday to Friday, 12:30pm to 8:30pm Saturday & Sunday, 9:30am to 8:30pm”
274 locals recommend
Cemetery
“If you think of cemeteries as depressingly dark, underground affairs, Buenos Aires’ Recoleta Cemetery will turn that on its head. Considered the second most beautifuls cementery in the world (after the Pere Lechaise in Paris), the site was declared the city’s first official public burial place in 1822. Aside from being the resting place of the deceased, it is completely unlike a normal cemetery. The place is full of elaborately carved scroll-work and stately pillars that only reach up to your shoulder because all the structures are weirdly mini; it’s more magical than macabre. The burial site of Argentina’s most famous figures, including Evita herself.”
314 locals recommend
Opera House
“Take the guided tour of the Colon Theater, it is a beautiful theater. Hacer la visita guiada del Teatro Colon, es una belleza de teatro. ”
224 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“The Botanical Gardens it's home to 5,500+ plant species, a botanic library, a museum, assorted monuments and five greenhouses.”
179 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Walk or bike across the famous bridge and along the waterways with historic brick buildings. On weekends the area is packed with Portenos out for a walk and dining. There are many restaurants to enjoy. The Reserva Ecologica is accessible from the northern end.”
266 locals recommend
Opera House
“Beautiful Opera House in Buenos Aires. Considered to be one of the best in the world.”
210 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“If you are visiting Buenos Aires you need to check out this monument, strategically located at the intersection of two of the most important avenues: 9th of July, among the widest in the world, and Av. Corrientes, one of the main cultural points of the city.”
147 locals recommend
Garden
“the Japanese Argentine Cultural Foundation secured a title to 2 hectares (4.9 acres) on the northeast corner of the city's extensive Parque Tres de Febrero for the purpose of creating a replacement. Completed in 1967. Its entrance on Figueroa Alcorta Avenue led to the gardens, a cultural center, restaurant, a greenhouse known for its collection of bonsai trees and a gift shop featuring an extensive selection of Asian garden seeds, as well as craftwork made by artisans on the grounds. The central lake is crossed by the Divine Bridge, traditionally representing entry into Heaven and by the Truncated Bridge, leading to an island where Japanese medicinal herbs are grown.”
132 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Shopping mall in downtown. It's large dome is decorated by Argentine painters.”
181 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“Image by ANN COLLIER#146978 Flickr Vision The beautifully marshy land of this 350-hectare nature reserve has become a popular site for weekend picnics, walks and bike rides. Bring binoculars if you’re a birder – over 300 bird species can be spotted, along with river turtles, iguanas and nutria. At the eastern shoreline of the reserve you can get a close-up view of the Río de la Plata’s muddy waters.”
198 locals recommend
Garden
“Beautiful rose garden surrounded by a pond crossed by a greak bridge, an andalusian patio and sculptures.”
131 locals recommend
Plaza
“With Casa Rosada on one side, it was formed in 1884, the oldest public square in BA with a history of the city's most important events such as the Independence Revolution. Visit nearby stunning, iconic & touristy Cafe Tortoni.”
160 locals recommend
Government Building
“On the eastern side of Plaza de Mayo stands the Casa Rosada, named for its distinctive color. It was from the balcony here that Eva Perón famously addressed the throngs of impassioned supporters packed into Plaza de Mayo. The building houses the Argentine President's offices; the presidential residence is in the suburb of Olivos, north of the center. Free hour-long guided tours are given at weekends and must be booked online in advance; bring ID.”
149 locals recommend
Café
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“Travelers who collect dining experiences may want to visit Café Tortoni, Argentina’s oldest and most famous café. Started by a Frenchman in 1858 who modeled it after a Parisian café, the Tortoni remains a popular place to enjoy coffee or snacks with friends as well as hobnob with writers, painters and other artists. It’s also a good place to see the tango performed on stage by professional dancers. Located on Avenida de Mayo, the Cafe Tortoni entices the hungry with sandwiches, steaks and desserts that look too good to eat.”
191 locals recommend