48 hours in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Known as “The Paris of South America”, Buenos Aires has something for everyone… Dance Tango or just sit down by one of its many cafes to experience the bohemian atmosphere of a city full of bookstores and art. Check out our great tips for a short time Buenos Aires travel:
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[accordion] [accordion_item title =”Morning” class=”acc-opened”] Colon Theater tour: The Teatro Colón is the main opera house in Buenos Aires, Argentina, acoustically considered to be amongst the five best concert venues in the world. The present Colón replaced an original theatre which opened in 1857 and sits in a stunning neo-classical building which resembles the Garnier Opera building in Paris.
Obelisco: Located in the wide 9 de Julio Avenue, this monument has become the symbol of Buenos Aires.[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title =”Afternoon” class=”acc-opened”] Lunch at Marcelo Restaurant.
Shopping: Discover why is Buenos Aires one of the hottest shopping destinations. With great Shopping Malls such as Galerias Pacifico, Abasto, and Unicenter, and shopping streets such as Florida Street where you can buy from souvenirs to exquisite leather goods, Buenos Aires offers you the latest trends in design, with great quality, at incredible prices.
La Recoleta: Walk along the elgant Alvear Avenue, with its luxurious mansions, and then have dinner in one of the many restaurants in the area. Don’t forget to visit the Recoleta Cemetery, with breath-taking mausoleums that became the resting place of Argentina’s most important figures (including Evita Peron).[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title =”Evening” class=”acc-opened”] Dinner at El Mirasol.
Nightlife: A vibrant nightlife that never ends. Buenos Aires is well known for its many nightclubs and bars, located in trendy areas such as Palermo and Las Cañitas. With plenty of theaters, restaurants, and cultural events, the night is always young in Buenos Aires!
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[accordion] [accordion_item title =”Morning” class=”acc-opened”] Plaza de Mayo: This Square is the perfect place to getting a deeper knowledge of the country. It’s surrounded by 3 very important buildings: The Cabildo (first government house where the first revolution towards the Independence was hold), the Casa Rosada (the government’s house) and the Cathedral.
San Telmo: The oldest neighborhood in the city still keeps its unique colonial style (like the square corner of El Viejo Almacen). Make a trip to the Buenos Aires of the XVIII th century at the Manzana de las Luces underground passages, or visit the Antiques Market at Dorrego Square on Sunday.[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title =”Afternoon” class=”acc-opened”] Lunch at El Obrero: Traditional restaurant with typical Argentinian food in a pinturesque neighbourhood. The atmosphere bring us close to the real Buenos Aires, walls covered with all “portenho” passion football, race cars and music.
Caminito: A picture street with bright colored houses that was born at the beginning of the XXth century with the new immigration that arrived from Europe.
Soccer Game at La Bombonera: Enjoy this popular sport in Buenos Aires and be part of one of the most colorful spectacles in the city, book a seat for a Boca vs. River game and feel the passion of residents.[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title =”Evening” class=”acc-opened”] Tango: Presence a Tango Show while you have dinner. Find out why Tango is 100 years old and it’s making a comeback! [/accordion_item]
[accordion_item title =”Where to stay in Buenos Aires” class=”acc-opened”] Hilton Buenos Aires: Located in the prestigious Puerto Madero, the Hilton Buenos Aires hotel is within walking distance of the city’s top tourist attractions, featuring an iconic glass atrium lobby and sundeck offering spectacular views of the River Plate. [/accordion_item] [/accordion] [/col] [/row]