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8 Things To Do And See in Buenos Aires
A city boasting a fusion of South American and European flavors, Buenos Aires is known for being the birthplace of tango. What should you visit if you find yourself in the Argentinian capital?
Basilica del Santismo Sacramento
This lovely cathedral provides a sense of sanctuary from bustling daily Buenos Aires life - look out for its intricate stained glass windows.
The Pink House is the Argentinian presidential office. It has survived a military dictatorship and stands today as a symbol of Argentinian resilience.
La Bombonera is home turf of Argentina's biggest football team, Boca Juniors. Check out the tour of the stadium!
Museum of Latin American Art
A jagged, geometric exterior and works from a wide array of Latin American artists make this a must-visit for all art fans stopping by in the city.
This hip, bohemian neighborhood has cobbled streets and old world flair, and is also home to a large Jewish population - enjoy Buenos Aires' immigrant heritage.
"Buenos aires" is Spanish for "fair winds," so this popular activity does the city justice. Blue skies and Atlantic waters - what more could you want?
Argentina counts itself among the world's biggest wine producers. Get out of the city to some beautiful vineyards and sample it for yourself on home turf.
Cementerio de la Recoleta
This is the answer to Paris' Pere Lachaise cemetery - many of the city's most famous are buried here. It's also considered one of the most beautiful cemeteries on the planet.
Planning your Buenos Aires visit
What's the weather like?
Argentina's the country closest to Antarctica, so you can expect it to get cold in the south, but Buenos Aires has a humid subtropical climate. So it's hot, but rain and hailstorms are to be expected.
How long should I stay?
Five days should be enough, but you should definitely incorporate it into a South American or Argentinian trip as a whole!
Good to Know
Time ZoneUTC (-3:00)
Best time to visitOctober and November are the most beautiful months to visit because of the jacaranda blooms, but March through May are also ideal for their pleasant weather.
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