Where to Stay in Buenos Aires

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.

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Getting to Buenos Aires from the Airport

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.

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How to Get Around Buenos Aires

Public Transport

The very first thing you need to do is get a SUBE card. What is it? Well, this plastic thing. sube-sistema

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.

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Full Day in San Telmo & Downtown

Full day in San Telmo & Downtown

In addition to our Free Tours in Buenos Aires, we also have suggested itineraries. These are tours that you can do on your own. In this case we introduce you a full day in San Telmo and Downtown.

Special Days:
  • Sunday: San Telmo Market

1) Visit Manzana de las Luces: historical and architectural site. La Manzana de las Luces takes the name by the recognized and historical intellectual institutions. It involves the National School of Buenos Aires, San Ignacio Church and the old building of the University of Buenos Aires.

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Full Day in Palermo

Full Day in Palermo, parks and culture.

In addition to our Free Tours in Buenos Aires, we also have suggested itineraries. These are tours that you can do on your own. In this case we introduce you a full day in Palermo.

Special Days:

- Weekends: Plaza Serrano Market. There is no Graffiti Tour.

1) Visit Palermo Parks: there are a lot of green spots that can be visited near tourist areas and accommodations. One of the most beautiful places to visit is El Rosedal, a rose garden mixed with trees, bridges and important monuments. If you cross Alcorta Avenue, you will arrive to the Planetarium that is located in another park with a lovely lagoon. Check this post for more information about the Palermo Parks.

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Full Day in La Boca & Puerto Madero

Full day in La Boca & Puerto Madero

In addition to our Free Tours in Buenos Aires, we also have suggested itineraries. These are tours that you can do on your own. In this case we introduce you a full day in La Boca and Puerto Madero.

Special days:

- Monday: the ecological reserve is closed, except holidays.

Important consideration: there are no ATMs in La Boca and it is not recommended to get out of the touristic area of Caminito and Boca Stadium. In order to arrive to La Boca you can take a bus (152) or a taxi. It is recommended to visit La Boca by the day, from the morning until the afternoon.

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Full Day in Recoleta

Full Day in Recoleta

In addition to our Free Tours in Buenos Aires, we also have suggested itineraries. These are tours that you can do on your own. In this case we introduce you a full day in Recoleta.

Special Days:

Mondays: Museums are closed.
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: Artisan Market in Plaza Alvear.

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Markets in Buenos Aires

best things to do in buenos airesSan Telmo Market

The San Telmo Market is the most famous Market in Buenos Aires. This Market shows the traditions and antique objects that are part of the old culture of Buenos Aires. Artists expose their handicrafts and collection of unique and sometimes fantastic or bizarre objects! San Telmo, one of the oldest quarters of BA turns from a quite neighborhood to a live expression of culture and tradition outdoors!

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San Telmo Market

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.

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