We run 4 walking tours in the city of Buenos Aires and as free tours leaders we receive thousands of people every month, architects, globetrotters, plane pilots, backpackers, engineers, retired, etc. Last month we had the opportunity to have one amazing photographer, Manuel Sirch, and we decided to share his work:
Buenos Aires is so big and amazing that it will take you at least 4 o 5 days to see what is a must to know it. If you have a few days more to spare or you want to get out of the big city you can consider one of this day trips:
The National Musum of Decorative Arts is one of the most beautiful places in Buenos Aires. Located in the former mansion of the aristocratic family Errazuriz it stands out for its awesome architecture. Just a short walk from the main attractions in Recoleta will take you here, making it a perfect stop if you are walking to the Palermo Parks.
Argentina is the carnivore’s paradise! There is no place in this world where you will get better meat than here.
If you walk Buenos Aires you will notice there is a Café at every corner! Porteños (locals) love spending their time in these places. But wait! It’s not just a matter of “coffe”, people will go to these places for the atmosphere, the history, culture or just chating for hours. Cafés in BA are Temples of Coffe where tradition becomes a religion. On this article we will list the best Cafés in Buenos Aires.
The Casa Rosada, in English the Pink House, is the Argentine’s Government house and the place where many of the major historic events of this country took place. Located at the main plaza, Plaza de Mayo, the building is a must-see landmark of the city.
The neighborhood of Palermo is famous for its parks. Its outstanding collection of gardens make it an ideal place to visit for those who like walking and outdoor activities.
Colonia (shortname for Colonia del Sacramento) is one of the day trips you can do from Buenos Aires. This little colonial town is very peaceful and relaxing in contrast to the big imposing personality of Buenos Aires. If you cross the River to get there, read this article to know what’s best to do in Colonia. (if you want to know how to get to Colonia check this article)
Puerto Madero is the newest neighborhood of Buenos Aires. Just a few blocks from the old San Telmo and the busy city center, Puerto Madero looks like a different city. Its characteristic historic port buildings made of bricks and old iron crains combine with modern luxurious low rises, fancy restaurants and glass walled skyscrapers. Furthermore, you’ll find here a giant ecological reserve and access to the waterfront. Check this post to see what’s best to do in Puerto Madero.
The neighborhood of La Boca has a mythical place in the history of Argentina as the birthplace of Tango, where colorful houses make perfect combination with the great passion for football. Check this article to know what’s best to do in La Boca.