What to do in Buenos Aires: 9 interesting ideas

In order to visit Argentina, a visa is not needed, but only a little patience is needed. The road to Buenos Aires will take about a day. But in return, you will discover the amazing city of tango, passion and wine.

What to do in Buenos Aires: 9 interesting ideas

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It is from here that you can see Buenos Aires from a bird's eye view. The Palacio Barolo was designed in the spirit of Dante's Divine Comedy. Twenty-two floors - once it was the tallest building in South America. So, returning to Dante: there is supposedly hell in the basement, floors from the 1st to the 14th symbolize purgatory, and from the 15th to the 22nd they represent paradise. Crowning the top of the tower, the lighthouse in its structure represents the "Ten Angelic Ranks".

And just from this lighthouse the best view of the city opens. There are various offices in the building, so you won’t be able to go upstairs yourself, it’s better to book a tour in advance, and it is available in English and Spanish.

What to do in Buenos Aires: 9 interesting ideas

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This may seem strange, but the Rekelot Cemetery is one of the most visited places in Buenos Aires. Having been there, you understand why. Rather, it resembles an open-air sculpture museum. Numerous corridors of tombs and crypts, 70 of which were recognized as national monuments. And since 1946, the cemetery itself has been considered a national museum.

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Over the years of its existence, the walls of the current Cultural Center of Recolet did not accommodate anything: an agricultural school, a botanical garden, an academy of fine arts, barracks, a prison, and even a psychiatric hospital. Now this is an art space in which rehearsals and theater troupes are held, exhibitions of paintings are held, for example, in 1998, Yoko Ono exhibited there. And Recoleta is famous for various expositions of modern art and installations. The Fuerza Bruta show alone (in translation - "brute force") is worth what, look.

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If you like classical art, then the National Museum of Fine Arts is located almost opposite the cultural center. There you can get acquainted with the culture of Argentina, in the halls there are many expositions of Latin American artists. Well, by the way, the museum is cool, so for many tourists it serves as a shelter from the hot sun. Entrance to the museum is free.

What to do in Buenos Aires: 9 interesting ideas

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What to do in Buenos Aires: 9 interesting ideas

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You can’t come to the homeland of Diego Armando Maradona and Lionel Messi and not go to a football match. Football is more than a game, it is a religion, it is a cult, unconditional fan love and passion. The game of the two most popular Argentinean teams can be seen at the Monumental Stadium, which is located almost in the city center.

This is the home arena of the River Plate football club, so locals simply call the stadium the “River”. If you are a big fan of the most popular ball game, go to the largest sports museum in the world, which is located right there. Ultramodern 3,500 square meters in which various installations are located that describe in detail the history of the club.

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Equestrian polo is referred to as "the sport of kings", it is a very, very expensive sport.

In Argentina, he received wildly popular because of the developed farming, because having your own horses here is often not a luxury. Therefore, the best players in the world in polo are Argentines, and there are many racetracks in the capital. The most popular in Buenos Aires is in the Palermo area, you can reach it without any problems due to convenient transportation. Well, if you want to plunge into the world of the aristocracy, then go to the San Isidro Hippodrome.

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Near the hippodrome is the Park of Palermo. They walk, play sports, have picnics and, of course, drink mate - this drink has become an integral part of Argentinean life. Palermo is not even a park in the usual sense: a large number of parks, a rose garden and a Japanese garden, artificial lakes with ducks. You can spend at least a day there.

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We will advise you on a particular institution, which the locals really like. This is the restaurant

La Cabrera

, and to get into it, sometimes you need to defend a long line. Here, the highlight is not in a beautifully decorated plate - it is purely Argentinean food, Argentinean wine and the Argentine spirit. And, of course, steaks served with various sauces and snacks. The walls are decorated with numerous plates, t-shirts of popular football players, and in the corner, for example, you will see scales from an old shop.

And get ready for noisy atmosphere and loud conversations.

What to do in Buenos Aires: 9 interesting ideas

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What to do in Buenos Aires: 9 interesting ideas

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If you start looking for information about Buenos Aires, Google will immediately offer you pictures of cute colored houses. This is La Boca - one of the oldest quarters of the Argentine capital, once emigrants from Spain, Italy and France settled it.

Due to lack of money, residents used the remains of ship paint, hence the unusual colors - walls, windows and doors could be painted in bright colors, and today on the facades of buildings you can also see drawings by Argentinean artists. Entering one of these colored houses, you will find yourself in a real labyrinth, you can move from house to house, bumping into souvenir shops or apartment museums. The area itself has more turned into a tourist one. Here at almost any time you will see people dancing tango on the street, there is a desire - join us. But be careful if you decide to wander along the nearest lanes - you can remain without a bag.

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