Jewish Community Buenos Aires

Jewish Community Buenos Aires, a tour of the neighborhoods where this great community of the city is located.

Although there were several neighborhoods where Jewish immigrants and descendants settled, there are seven that are the most important. They are found in an extension from Once (Almagro), Barracas and La Boca, Flores, Villa Crespo, reaching Belgrano and Palermo.

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Bird Watching Buenos Aires

Bird Watching Buenos Aires, a current and free way of ecotourism in the middle of the city!

Doing bird watching as leisure is a great way to go sightseeing, especially to get to know unusual places. Even if you think that Buenos Aires is a great city, you will be surprised by the amount of natural spaces it has, as well as a great variety of options to enjoy that nature.

Here, we are going to tell you the best places to observe the beauty of Argentine birds and delight you with their flight.

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Memory Park

Memory Park, a space for reflection, homage, testimonies and memories.

Unfortunately, our country has suffered episodes of State Terrorism, being really difficult and tedious times for all of society. Those times left thousands of marks and victims that will always be in the memory of the Argentine people.

The Memory Park is a space made a Monument in itself, as a constant tribute to the victims of the actions of the State.

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Bike Tour Buenos Aires

Bike Tour Buenos Aires, a guide for you to enjoy the city in the most sustainable and fun way: By bike!

Bike Tour Buenos AiresGiven its magnitude, this city has approximately a thousand blocks of bike paths. There are 100km of bike lanes that cross the most beautiful neighborhoods of Buenos Aires and that are available to enjoy the air of the city at any time!

The main idea of ​​this tour is to combine the history and culture of the city, along with green spaces, museums, typical French-style palaces and the most important buildings in Buenos Aires.

We are going to visit the neighborhoods of San Telmo, Puerto Madero, Recoleta and Palermo with their huge forests, and the best tourist places, in a single journey so you don’t miss anything!

We remind you to take into account your physical fitness, since it is a stretch of approximately 16kms (3.30 or 4 hours, depending on the speed with which you travel it). Likewise, it is a very central route, so you will be able to cut it where you like the most! You will even find many strategic points to stop to rest and enjoy a little.

Are you ready for our Bike Tour Buenos Aires? Here we go!

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North Coast Buenos Aires

North Coast Buenos Aires, all the information so that you can enjoy this totally free space in the City of Buenos Aires!

North Coast Buenos AiresPlanned as a walk in the open air while Alvear was president of Argentina. It is a corridor that runs parallel to the Río de la Plata and connects the Recoleta and Ciudad Universitaria neighborhoods, crossing the Palermo neighborhood.

It was developed on land that was fill, which was extracted during the construction of Subway Line B. In 1938, it was decreed that this land was intended to form a public walk and a public park.

Undoubtedly, it is a place with a fusion of styles and spaces that make it one of the most pleasant places in Buenos Aires to walk around, take a relaxing moment contemplating the River or do some entertainment activity. Also, you will see that there are no buildings that cover the landscape, so breathing here and contemplating the Sun is really fascinating! A landscape worth taking a few minutes to fully appreciate it.

North Coast Buenos AiresDuring your tour, you will find several shopping centers, many green spaces and some sports and recreation spaces. Also, you will see many restaurants and street food stalls (food trucks) that are delightful! Do not be guided by aesthetics, you really eat very well in all of them. Here you will find the best choripanes and Bondiola sandwiches in the country!

Approximately in the middle of the road, you will run into the Jorge Newbery Airport, which is located only 2km from the center of Buenos Aires.

north coast buenos airesIt also has a Park that was inaugurated in 2013, to achieve having in one place the practices of extreme sports such as bicipolo, palestra, skate, longboard among others. Obviously, cyclists are not excluded, as there are bike paths everywhere, as well as benches to sit down and rest a bit.

Do not be surprised if you see many fishermen in the area, since it is very common for people to go fishing there.

Towards the end of the North Coast you will find the Memory Park. It is a space dedicated to the memory of the state victims of the last military dictatorship that existed in Argentina between 1976 and 1983. Here is a note for you to discover more about this place!

Finally, on the border of the city with the province, you can find the Children’s Park, a 32-hectare coastal area where you can enjoy the coast and the outdoors. In summer Buenos Aires Beach usually works, where umbrellas, lounge chairs are placed and there are many activities for those attending. From here there is a bridge that crosses to the Walk of Vicente López, an extensive coastal area of ​​the first municipality of the province.

As you may have noticed, it is like a space completely alien to the bustle of the city. Without hesitation, we recommend that you dedicate a moment of the day to go, especially if it is sunny!

Here we leave you another note so that you know everything you can do in Puerto Madero, which is located a few meters from the Costanera Norte Buenos Aires!

 

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Eating outdoors in Buenos Aires

Eating outdoors in Buenos Aires, a beautiful plan to enjoy a great gastronomic plan.

Buenos Aires is a beautiful and immense city, full of activities to do. One of the many things they pay a lot of attention to in this city is gastronomy. The variety of menus and places to eat is endless.

In turn, there is a plan for each style of traveler and here we want to bring you the best options for Outdoor Eating in Buenos Aires.

Puerto Madero Brewery Port (Puerto Cervecero Madero)

eating outdoors in buenos airesIt is an open-air bar in the heart of Puerto Madero. With a great variety of menu, a beautiful place to enjoy the outdoors.

It has a beautiful view of the river, which will make you have an amazing time, both day and night.

You have many means of transport to get there, in addition they’re pet friendly, so you can be accompanied by your pet!

In this bar, you will be able to find a wide variety of craft beers, with the best view of Buenos Aires.

Open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 5pm to midnight.

Located in the North Dock, of the Port of Buenos Aires. You enter through Cecilia Grierson 400, corner of Juana Manso.

Here we leave you their Facebook page, since they do not have an official one, so you can be informed.

In this other note, you can find other activities to do in Puerto Madero.

 

Paseo de la Infanta

eating outdoors in buenos airesIt is the gastronomic pole and center of attraction of the Palermo neighborhood.

With a strategic location, a few meters from the Rosedal and forming part of the Bosques de Palermo, there are endless bars and restaurants for all tastes and styles. The property has 36 thousand square meters of surface and is under the tracks of the Mitre Railroad.

Here, you will discover an all-time plan, since it lights up day or night and they have a running schedule. So, if you decide to go to the Bosques de Palermo to spend the day, the finishing touch can be a dinner in one of these beautiful places in the open air, so as not to cut off the satisfaction of a whole day outside!

There are many means of transport that will be able to bring you closer to this fantastic gastronomic center.

In this note, you will be able to see what else you can do in the Palermo neighborhood, in case you want to plan a whole day and end it with a good dinner.

 

Patio de los Lecheros

eating outdoors in buenos airesIt is a gastronomy space, located in the Caballito neighborhood.

Just 30 minutes from downtown Buenos Aires, its premise is to spread quality gastronomic culture and live music.

During the weekends, you can enjoy live bands.

Its location is in Av. Tte. Gral. Donato Álvarez 175 (and Bacacay street).

On its official website, there is no information about the new protocols on the global situation of COVID-19, so we believe that their hours are from Tuesday to Sunday from 9.30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. At the moment, they are handled without reservation.

Here we leave you their website so that you can be in direct contact.

 

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Floralis Generic

Floralis Generic, an imposing sculpture in the Palermo neighborhood.

It is a metal sculpture 20m high, which is located in the United Nations Square.

floralis genericDonation made by its author, the Argentine architect Eduardo Catalano.

Its structure is made of stainless steel and aluminum; and its weight is 18 tons. It is the first sculpture that has movement, which is controlled by a hydraulic system and photoelectric cells.

It receives the name of Floralis Generic, in homage to all flowers. For this same reason, it is a reflection of the dynamism of our time. According to its creator, the word Floralis means that it belongs to the flora, and Generic is due to the concept of “gender”, so it represents all the flowers in the world and not one in particular.

floralis genericIts magic lies in its electrical system, which manages to automatically open and close the flower petals, depending on what time of day it is. During the night, the flower closes containing a red glow inside, and then opens in the morning of the next day. This mechanism is the same that closes the flower in moments of strong winds, simulating the process of nature.

Every morning it opens at 8am and closes at sunset, which is a schedule that varies according to the season of the year.

During the year, there are only four nights of special days when it remains open: May 25 (Argentine Revolution Day), September 21 (Spring Day in Argentina), December 24 and 31 (Christmas and New Years) .

We leave you here a note so you can see more options to enjoy Buenos Aires outdoors activities!

And in this other note, we tell you what you can do in the Palermo neighborhood.

Here we leave you the location so you can go visit this beautiful sculpture.

Lezama Square (Parque Lezama)

Lezama Square (Parque Lezama), the most luxurious green space in the city of Buenos Aires.

lezama squareIt is a traditional walk in the City of Buenos Aires. Located in the San Telmo neighborhood, on the border with La Boca and Barracas, between Defensa, Brasil, Av. Paseo Colón and Av. Martín García streets.

Headquarters of the National Historical Museum, which used to be the home of one of its many owners, Gregorio Lezama.

A characteristic of this place are the tree-lined avenues, the ravine that falls towards Martín García and Paseo Colón avenues, and its beautiful amphitheater with stone steps.

Some historians maintain that this space is the old Puntas de Buenos Aires, where Pedro de Mendoza made the first foundation of the city in 1536.

The land belonged to different owners during those years, until, in 1857, Gregorio Lezama bought it.

He imported exotic trees and plants, European landscapers designed one of the most luxurious private gardens of the time, and also transformed the mansion.

Upon his death, Lezama’s widow sold the land to the commune in 1894 on the condition that it become a public walk with her husband’s name.

lezama squareIt has several sculptures, monuments such as Pedro de Mendoza, a viewpoint and a fountain.

In front of the Lezama Park, is the Russian Orthodox Church, on Brasil Street. Easily recognizable by its Muscovite style and blue domes. It is a work of the architect Alejandro Christophersen.

On the intersection of Brasil and Defensa streets, there are two notable bars in the city which are El Británico and El Hipopótamo. Two great options to eat and enjoy a little more about the typical history of Buenos Aires.

Undoubtedly, this huge space is ideal for you to spend a day outdoors, to fill yourself with fresh air and walk all its corners.

In addition, you have many other attractions nearby that you can read in this note!

And if your plan is to enjoy more green spaces, we leave you this other note where we provide you with a list so you can enjoy Buenos Aires outdoors!

 

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San Martín Plaza

San Martín Plaza, one of the oldest in the city of Buenos Aires, in the heart of Retiro.

It is one of the few green spaces where several historical events took place.

In 1807, a combat was carried out, which ended in victory. In 1812, San Martín installed the barracks of the Horse Grenadier Regiment, so in 1878, before the centenary of his birth, he was commemorated by giving his name to this beautiful and enormous space. In 1942 it was declared a Historic Place of the city.

san martin plazaThe renowned landscaper Carlos Thays, was the one who incorporated new plant species. In addition, this space has large monuments and sculptures, which you will easily find. One of the most impressive is the one dedicated to General San Martín and the Armies of Independence.

It also has a play area for the little ones and many benches where you can sit and enjoy its many pine, willow and palm trees, a variety of plants and birds; and plenty of green space to throw down a blanket and improvise a fun picnic.

It is the lung of Retiro to cut with the bustle of the downtown area of ​​the city.

In front of the Plaza San Martín is the Museum of Arms of the Nation and the Military Circle, on Av. Santa Fe.

san martin plazaDue it is located in such a central place in the Retiro neighborhood, you will find many bars, breweries, restaurants and kiosks, so any plan to walk to Plaza San Martín is good.

It is a very well located area, to be reached by any means of transport. Subway line C has direct access to the plaza and the Museum of Weapons, so you must get off at the Gral. San Martín station. Also, you will find many bus lines that bring you closer to this beautiful square. And, if you dare to go by bike, you have several streets with a bike path for safer transport, since the area is quite crowded because it is part of the downtown area of ​​the city.

In 2009, the exhibition “Culture for Peace” was held, with 140 sculptures of bears 2m high, each one, painted by an artist from the 140 countries of the United Nations. In 2011, Marta Minujín, a renowned Argentine artist, installed the “Torre de Babel”, a 25m spiral-shaped work consisting of 30,000 books in different languages.

Don’t miss out on enjoying this beautiful space in the middle of the city of Buenos Aires!

 

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Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden, an immense space, full of nature, in the heart of Palermo.

If you like plants, trees and vegetables, this place is special for you!

botanical gardenWith more than 7 hectares, it is the center of 6,000 plant species. As you walk through the Garden, each species has its name so that you can learn about each of the varieties found there.

Located on Av. Santa Fe and República Árabe Syria, it is an immense space of pure air, ideal for a day of walking, relaxation and learning.

It has 5 greenhouses, a botanical library, three gardens with French, Oriental and Roman styles, a herbarium and, many times, you will be able to find art samples in its beautiful English-style house.

Entrance is free and open.

botanical gardenWe provide you with the garden hours so that you can plan your visit to the place well. On Mondays it is closed for cleaning and specific care. In summer (September 22 to April 21) it opens Tuesday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. and Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 9:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. In winter (April 22 to September 21) Tuesday to Friday open from 8 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. and Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 9:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Here we leave their website so you can have the updated information.

And, on this other note, we leave you all the available options to enjoy Buenos Aires outdoors!

We provide you with its location so you can see how to get there. Many means of transport reach this area, since it is one of the largest neighborhoods in Buenos Aires.