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 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)
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.
There are plenty of things to do in Buenos Aires. As it is the second largest city in South America after Sao Paulo, Brazil, it is possible to find many activities within the city of every kind.
One of the various parks in Palermo district is the Rosedal. It is a traditional park with 18.000 rose bushes and many artworks.
Buenos Aires was founded next to the river as a city port to export and import different goods. Commerce is still very important and the port is the connection with other civilizations. As we have seen in the last post, nowadays the river works also as a distraction and a place of disconnection for the citizens of Buenos Aires.
If you grab a tourist book in an airport or in a library and open the page in Buenos Aires, you are going to find that the biggest attraction of the city is the Recoleta Cemetery. Millions of tourists that arrive to Buenos Aires every year visit the cemetery that is located in one of the fanciest districts of the city.
Buenos Aires was founded as a city port back in 1580 by Juan de Garay. The port of the city was an important icon in the economy of the country, but a lot of local ecologists agree that Buenos Aires was built giving the back to the river.