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Unlock the magic of Buenos Aires

A place where 19th century pretensions meets hard-headed Latin realism, the capital of Argentina has a great deal to offer the curious traveller. With grandiose European architecture, its own style of dance and some of the great cultural institutions of Latin America, visitors can appreciate the many influences which gave the city its distinctive character.

Attractions in Buenos Aires

Basilica of San Carlos and Maria Auxiliadora
The church where Pope Francis I was baptised.
Cafe Tortoni
The Cafe Tortoni is an establishment that is the epitome of Argentinian cafe culture founded by a French immigrant in 1858. Its design and architecture took inspiration from French cafes, and it was recognised as one of the top ten most beautiful cafes in the world and throughout its history, it received many popular figures in politics, music, sports, and more.
Casa Rosada
The Casa Rosada or Pink House is an emblematic building of Buenos Aires located in Plaza de Mayo square. It holds the House of Argentina's Government and you can find the President's office and a Museum for past presidencies in Argentina.
Cementerio de la Recoleta
The Cementerio de la Recoleta is one of the most visited cemeteries in Buenos Aires, popular for its imposing mausoleums and vaults, that belong to many of the wealthiest and most important characters of Argentina's history, such as Eva Perón (Evita), Carlos Pellegrini, Nicolás Avellaneda and Bartolomé Mitre. More than 90 vaults have been declared a National Historic Landmark.
Congreso de la Nacion Argentino
Situated as a counterweight to the Casa Rosada at the end of the Avenida de Mayo, the Congreso de la Nacion Argentino is where Argentine lawmakers meet and deliberate. A fantastic place to learn about the multiple deviations of Argentine politics, and to find out why Eva Peron is still so popular.
El Caminito
Caminito is a famous pedestrian walk and open-air museum located in La Boca neighbourhood in Buenos Aires. It's worldly famous for its walls painted in different colours and it inspired the music for a famous Tango with the same name. It was restored in 1950 with the help of the neighbours and the famous artist Quinquela Martin.
ESMA Museum
ESMA (Army School of Mechanics) had a very dark purpose during the 1976 – 1983 Military Dictatorship as it functioned as a detention, torture and extermination centre. It was turned into a Memorial museum where human rights are promoted and defended in the year 2004.
Plaza Francia
Plaza Francia is a very famous square in Recoleta, named after the monument gifted by the French People to Argentina to commemorate the centennial of the May Revolution in 1910. On weekends, talented artisans sell their original crafts including works in leather, ceramics, wool and metal.
Feria de Plaza Serrano
Compact market with a distinctive character.
Feria de San Telmo
The Feria de San Telmo is an antique fair established in 1970 in the neighbourhood of San Telmo in Buenos Aires. Also known as a flea market, the fair holds a diverse range of products and artistic expressions and it's one of the most popular events for locals and visitors.
Monumento al General San Martin
A large statue honouring a very important Argentine founding father.
La Vuelta de Rocha
Disembarkation place for numerous immigrants. Some claim it is where tango was invented.
MACBA
MACBA or Museum of Contemporary Art in Buenos Aires is a private museum that preserves and exhibits national and international contemporary art. The collection was started By Aldo Rubino in the late 80s and continues to grow at the present day.
MALBA
MALBA is a museum for Latin American Art in Buenos Aires. The museum holds a prestigious collection with more than 400 pieces from the XX century and temporary exhibitions around literature, films, and cinema.
Manzana de las Luces
One of the earliest sites in the city, with accessible Jesuit-built tunnels.
Monumento a Caidos de Malvinas
A touching memorial to the Argentine servicemen who died in the 1982 conflict.
Museo de Armas de la Nacion
This museum hosts a large collection of weaponry in rooms covering Argentina’s military history.
MAMBA
MAMBA or the Museum for Modern Art in Buenos Aires was founded in 1956 with the intention of showing avant-garde artistic trends. The museum is located in San Telmo and today the collection holds 7000 works of art from 1920 till the present time.
Museo de Arte Popular José Hernandez
Small gallery showcasing the numerous variations of Argentine visual art.
Museo Casa Rosada
The Museo Casa Rosada is located in the old galleries of the Buenos Aires Customs building and it was inaugurated in 2011. It showcases a big number of memorabilia objects of past presidents and it's the perfect opportunity to learn Argentina's history from 1810 to present in a glimpse.
Museo Malvinas
Museum showing how a well-known, if little-visited, South Atlantic archipelago is seen in Argentina.
Museo Mundial del Tango
A compact museum focused on Argentina’s most popular dance.
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (Fine Arts National Museum) is located in the emblematic neighbourhood of Recoleta, and it's the home to an outstanding art collection that includes work by important Argentinian and foreign artists.
Museo Xul Solar
The house of the artist Alejandro Xul Solar has been restructured to accommodate the museum, in Recoleta Buenos Aires. The institution is dedicated to preserving and exhibiting the work of the Argentine painter, and also works as a cultural center where events and temporary exhibitions are held.
Plaza de Mayo
Plaza de Mayo is the most emblematic square and the main foundational centre of the city of Buenos Aires. It has witnessed many moments of huge historical value for Argentina such as the May Revolution, which the square was named after.
Plaza San Martin
Plaza San Martin was the scene of important historical events and is one of the most famous parks in Buenos Aires. It was declared a National Historic Site in 1942.
Puente Transbordador Nicolás Avellaneda
Iconic bridge which is used in Tango-themed films as a symbol of Buenos Aires.
Teatro Colon
The Colon Theatre is Buenos Aires' opera house and an architectural icon of the city. This concert hall can accommodate up to 3000 people and because of its amazing acoustic, it's considered among the best five theatres in the world.
Museo Evita
The Museo Evita opened its doors in 2002 in Palermo, Buenos Aires on the 50th anniversary of Evita's death. The museum shows the journey of Eva Perón's life through photographs, videos, and documents of the time and a vast collection of personal objects and clothes.
Torre Monumental
The Torre Monumental or Torre de Los Ingleses is a monument located in the Retiro neighborhood, in Buenos Aires. Located in the Plaza Fuerza Aérea Argentina. It was built by British residents in 1916, to commemorate the centenary of the May Revolution. The tower is 60 meters high and has a viewpoint from which you can see the Retiro neighborhood.
Cabildo
The Cabildo de Buenos Aires is the former colonial town hall that witnessed epic debates during the May Revolution of 1810. It used to be the former seat of the council in the colonial era and It was built in 1751. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, part of the building was demolished to widen the Avenues that run on the laterals.
Floralis Generica
The Floralis Generica is an aluminium and stainless steel sculpture made by Eduardo Catalano as a gift to the city of Buenos Aires in 2002. It's located on Avenida Figueroa Alcorta in the middle of the United Nations Square, and it's one of the most photographed spots in the city.
Obelisco
The Obelisco of Buenos Aires is a historical monument built in 1936 to conmemorate the first foundation of the city.
Catedral Metropolitana de Buenos Aires
The Catedral Metropolitana is an important Catholic Church in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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