Park of the City

Park of the City, a giant space for you to enjoy during the weekend.

It is a huge green space, where you will find forests with native trees and a space for recreational use so you can enjoy a full day outdoors!

It has many activities to do, a variety of species of flora and fauna, as well as lakes with fish that provide a very harmonious and natural landscape.

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Doctor Nicolás Avellaneda Park

Doctor Nicolás Avellaneda Park, all the information about one of the largest parks in the city of Buenos Aires.

With an area of ​​30 hectares, it is located in the Marcelo T. de Alvear neighborhood, surrounded by the neighborhoods of Flores, Villa Luro and Mataderos, areas further away from the tourist centers of the city.

It has an enormous wealth of flora and fauna, more than 25 species of birds, as well as sculptures and many attractions for you to enjoy a whole day outdoors!

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Passages of Buenos Aires

Passages of Buenos Aires, a tour of the shortest streets of the city, but with a different charm.

Walking through Buenos Aires can become a charming experience, as well as unique, when we discover a passage or a palace or a building that stands out from the rest. As Tango says, the streets of Buenos Aires have a “what do I know” that makes them picturesque and extremely attractive.

Here, we want to give you a tour of the renowned passages of Buenos Aires, which will inspire and captivate you. Actually, there are more than a hundred passages in the city, but here we bring you an area so that you can visit several in the same day.

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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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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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Japanese Garden

Japanese Garden, with elements of its own culture, is the only green space with distinctly Japanese characteristics. It is a corner that falls in love with everyone who visits it.

It was built in 1967, as a testimony to the visit of the Emperor of Japan, Akihito.

japanese gardenLocated in the heart of Palermo, very close to the Bosques de Palermo, it is a space of harmony that cuts through the bustle of the city. It is like entering a world of Japanese fantasy. Without a doubt, we believe that you are going to fall in love with this wonder, so we recommend you go early and early. In this way, you will not be in a hurry and you can walk calmly throughout its interior.

Its trees are charming, and the entire structure of the garden is ornamented with traditional elements from Japan. It has native trees such as Tipa and Palo Borracho, and also a great variety of typical Japanese plants such as sakura and azaleas.

Another note of color is that in the lagoon you will find the typical Koi fish and carp of various colors.

japanese gardenAll its elements seek balance and harmony. The bridges inside are symbols, such as the Bridge of God, curved and representing the way to paradise; the Truncated Bridge, which leads to the island of miraculous remedies, and the Bridge of decisions or Zig Zag Bridge.

In addition to its garden, it has a building that is a center for Japanese cultural activities for everyone who likes it. Also, it has an exhibition about their culture, with kimonos, paintings, origami and more. It has a typical Japanese restaurant to enjoy this delicious food, and a nursery to buy various plants and food for Koi fish, since it is forbidden to throw food at them that is not suitable. For those of us who like to have souvenirs, rest assured that there is a store with a variety of Japanese items where you will want to buy everything! It also has a Chashitsu (tea house), it is a space specially built to experience the traditional Japanese tea ceremony.

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the Garden has 4 visiting shifts. Here we leave you their website so that you can purchase the tickets and have the information about the protocols to follow.

The city of Buenos Aires has many attractions, activities and must-see places like this one. In this note, we tell you about several different plans to enjoy a day outdoors in this wonderful city!

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