April 2nd is a very important national holiday in Argentina because it commemorates the Veterans Day and the ones who died in Malvinas War (Falklands War). On April 2nd of 1982 the Armed Forces of Argentina landed on the islands with one goal, recover Malvinas.
The San Telmo Market is the most famous market of Buenos Aires. It takes place every Sunday around Plaza Dorrego and along Defensa Street in the heart of the beautiful neighborhood of San Telmo.
The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (Fine Arts Museum) of Argentina located in Buenos Aires holds the most important collection of art in South America. Located in the neighborhood of Recoleta it has really easy access from the Recoleta Cemetery and most hotels there.
Graffiti in Palermo
Man has always had the need to express himself artistically and visually; going back 12,000 years paintings inside caves depicted animals (mammoths, deer-like creature in Europe, Guanacos in Argentina) that hunter-gatherers stalked for food. Along with these images theses Cro-Magnon men and women would also take pigments of various colors and put them in their mouth, place their hand against the wall and spit the pigment over the top leaving the silhouette (negative image) of the human hand painted on the wall, this could be described as the world’s earliest stencil
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.
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 Teatro Colón is the main opera house in Buenos Aires, worldwide known as one of the best concert venues in the world. It’s definitely the crown jewel of the city and the finest theater of The Americas. In fact, National Geographic, the Acoustical Society of America and many prestigious musicians agree: The Teatro Colón ranks among the few with the best acoustics in the whole world.
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.
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.