Buenos Aires is Argentina’s capital city and it’s an absolute must-see destination. It’s rich in culture and history, has a vibrant nightlife, and beautiful landscapes and other attractions. There are a few experiences you shouldn’t miss and sites that you simply have to see when visiting Buenos Aires. Let’s have a look at what they are and why you should go there.
This colorful neighborhood is a mecca for soccer enthusiasts because it’s the home of the world-renowned Boca Juniors soccer club. The club plays their home matches in the stadium popularly known as La Bombonera that is situated in La Boca. This neighborhood has an Italian flare because this is where the Italian immigrants settled when arriving in Argentina. Now the place is buzzing with sculptors, painters, and photographers as they fill the colorful streets with their art. Take a walk along their cobblestone streets and see the amazing street murals that give life to the neighborhood. Admire the brightly colored ‘conventillos,’ which are shared homes made of wood and corrugated zinc. You can visit the La Ribera Theatre whilst there as well as an Italian tavern, and one of the many tango clubs.
Your trip would not be complete without taking your taste buds on a food excursion and tasting the delectable food Buenos Aires has to offer. There are steakhouses known as ‘parillas,’ on almost every corner of the city center where you can choose the most delicious cuts of beef. This city is known as a mecca for culinary creativity and for experiencing a fantastic taste sensations. Beef is not all Buenos Aires is about, you’ll also find Italian, French, Spanish tapas restaurants, and more. Whatever your choice of food, you’ll be sure to be satisfied at any of the high-end restaurants and culinary hotspots.
This is a city that never sleeps, so if you enjoy the nightlife, then you’ve come to the right place. Buenos Aires is a legendary city when it comes to nightlife. Most stores and restaurants are open until well after midnight. Not to mention the theatre, pubs and dancing clubs you can choose from. Whether you’re young or just young at heart there’s always something to do after dinner. Walk along the streets and enjoy a delicious ice cream along the river or a cafe con leche in any of the many cafeterias around the city.
The tango is at the core of Argentinian culture. Tango dancers express their Latin fire rhythm as they glide on the dancefloor. There are many tango clubs you can visit, try to book in advance to make sure you get a spot up front and center so you don’t miss a thing.
If you enjoy dancing, why not put your dancing shoes and give the tango a try yourself at one of the tango lessons they offer.
There’s so much to do and see in this beautiful city to keep you busy everyday. Pack comfortable shoes because you’ll be doing a lot of walking and your party shoes because once the sun goes down the party begins.