Between Argentina and Uruguay, where two rivers join, Uruguay and Paraná, the delta of Río de la Plata is formed. Considered the widest river of the world with 219km, Río de la Plata divides both countries. On the map Río de la Plata looks like a wide mouth that opens to the sea, and on its coasts you will find Buenos Aires, Colonia and Montevideo.
WHAT TO EAT IN BUENOS AIRES
Everyone has a different way of discovering the world. Some people will travel to see breath-taking landscapes and natural wonders; others will do it to see human-made marvels like art and architecture. But there are some others who will tell you that the thing that matters the most is…food!
1) The most visited place in town is a graveyard
Believe it or not, statistics show that the most visited attraction is the Recoleta Cemetery. This place is so unique you can be sure you’ll never see anything like it anywhere else. Located in the middle of one of the top neighbourhoods of BA, this little village consists of over 5000 mausoleums becoming a cluster of architectural masterpieces and beautiful artwork. The most important characters in the history of Argentina are buried here, among them the famous Eva Perón. Check out our Recoleta Cemetery Tour.
Originally named “El Ateneo Grand Splendid”, El Ateneo bookstore is a very famous bookshop located in the neighborhood of Recoleta and it is considered one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world.
In Buenos Aires you will find two different airports. One for the international flights, Ezeiza Ministro Pistarini; and the other one for domestic and regional flights, Jorge Newbery Aeroparque (Brasil, Uruguay, Chile and Argentina). This last airport is located in the city, but Ezeiza is located 30km from BA and its accessibility is a bit more complex. This is why we are going to review a few options you can take to arrive to the city.
Top 6 Museums in Buenos Aires
For cultured travellers museums are always an essential part of the visit to any city. If you are this type of guy, this list is for you.
If you are feeling a bit lazy to red through the whole article, the only thing you should know is that Malba and Museo de Bellas Artes are a must because of their invaluable collections. The other ones are really worth visiting not only because of the pieces they hold, but also because they are located in impressive heritage buildings that embody the aristocratic personality of the city.
Tigre is a municipality in the province of Buenos Aires located 30km from the city of Buenos Aires. In the last years it has become a showplace where thousands of tourists attend to enjoy the river and its surroundings.
The very first thing you need to do is get a SUBE card. What is it? Well, this plastic thing.
You will need this magnetic card to pay for all public transport in BA. Without it you will not be able to pay, so getting this card is vital if you want to take a bus or the metro.
Where to Stay in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires is overwhelmingly big, so as you are planning your visit, you might feel a bit confused as regards where to stay. If you want to stay in safe and easy-to-get neighborhoods that are near the main attractions of the city, this post has been written for you.
In the last 5 years street art has been emerging and has become another feature of the city of Buenos Aires. Fortunately we can find colorful walls highlighted in different streets of the city, illuminating and adding joy to the different neighborhoods of the city.