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Tours and Activities in Buenos Aires

Tours and Activities

<i>Paseo de la Historieta</i> in San Telmo
Paseo de la Historieta in San Telmo
Paseo de la Historieta, in the historical neighborhood of San Telmo, pays tribute to the masters of humor and their creations: Mafalda, Clemente, Isidoro, Matías… and many others.
A Small Chalet Overlooking the Obelisk
A Small Chalet Overlooking the Obelisk
We discovered the history of a curious chalet raised on the roof of a building on 9 de Julio Avenue.
Adventure, tango and Much More at the Delta
Adventure, tango and Much More at the Delta
A tour around the Delta delights visitors with nature and tango. Unforgettable from every point of view.
Corrientes Avenue Never Sleeps
Corrientes Avenue Never Sleeps
A tour along Corrientes Ave., axis of nightlife and cradle of memorable Argentinian artists.
In San Telmo, <i>Galería del Asombro</i>
In San Telmo, Galería del Asombro
San Telmo offers attractions for all tastes. Such is the case of Galería del Asombro, ideal for the entire family, especially for sci-fi enthusiasts.
Museum Night in Buenos Aires
Museum Night in Buenos Aires
A cultural celebration held every year ever since 2004 invites visitors to go around the museums in the City of Buenos Aires under the moon and the stars.
National Railway Museum (Retiro)
National Railway Museum (Retiro)
A brick building in Retiro houses traces of the past which run out to meet us. The Scalabrini Ortiz National Railway Museum has a lot to show.
Sculpture of Sandro at the Gran Rex Theater
Sculpture of Sandro at the Gran Rex Theater
The sculpture of Sandro has been inaugurated on Corrientes Avenue: a tribute to the gypsy at the gates of the Gran Rex Theater.
When Buenos Aires Is Invaded by Zombies
When Buenos Aires Is Invaded by Zombies
This is a walking tour around downtown Buenos Aires carried out by a group of people who simulate a zombie apocalypse. Held every year in November...
<i>Café</i> Tortoni
Café Tortoni
Café Tortoni, the most traditional place in the City of Buenos Aires, was established on Mayo Avenue, a very different avenue from the one we all know today.
A Tour around the Recoleta Cemetery
A Tour around the Recoleta Cemetery
Though many will not dare to take this kind of tour, visiting cemeteries leads to learning about a logical line of thought unlike the one we are immersed in today.
Ana Frank’s History
Ana Frank’s History
In collaboration with Ana Frank’s house in Amsterdam, the District of Belgrano shelters Centro Ana Frank Argentina, a space devoted to the memory of what happened during the Holocaust...
Argentinian Natural Science Museum
Argentinian Natural Science Museum
In the heart of Buenos Aires, in Parque Centenario, we visited the site where past and science become alive: the Argentinian Natural Science Museum.
Argentinian Puppet Museum
Argentinian Puppet Museum
On a corner of San Telmo, the humble and magical Argentinian Puppet Museum offers a space for passion and fantasy.
Around Buenos Aires by Cable Car
Around Buenos Aires by Cable Car
Nowadays, it is still possible to travel by cable car. Buenos Aires has a series of old cars which date back to a past when everything was slower. The good old times.
At the Carlos Gardel House Museum
At the Carlos Gardel House Museum
Turned into a museum in 2003, we visited the house where Carlos Gardel lived with his mother in the Abasto neighborhood.
BAFICI 2015: Buenos Aires Independent Film Festival
BAFICI 2015: Buenos Aires Independent Film Festival
A ride (and a half) around a new edition of the Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival.
Boca vs. River, River vs. Boca
Boca vs. River, River vs. Boca
An unforgettable experience for football fans and, in fact, for anyone eager to live an intense derby: Boca vs. River.
Buenos Aires Chinatown
Buenos Aires Chinatown
While visiting the neighborhood of Belgrano, we toured around what is known as Chinatown: a space for cultural exchange.
Buenos Aires Has its Own Bus
Buenos Aires Has its Own Bus
A two-and-a-half-hour tour in the open air let us see the porteño lifestyle: how citizens move and how they welcome tourists.
Buenos Aires Historic Quarter
Buenos Aires Historic Quarter
At weekends, when the motor vehicle traffic fades away and business time is over, downtown Buenos Aires appears to calm down and the treasure which has always been in the same place comes to light...
Buenos Aires Museum Center
Buenos Aires Museum Center
While in Puerto Madero, we visited one of the most traditional and at the same time atypical constructions in the area: former Munich Brewery, which today houses the Buenos Aires Museum Center.
Buenos Aires on a sailing boat
Buenos Aires on a sailing boat
The Yacth Club keeps in her interiors a fascinating world of sailors, legends. A visit to this shelter for sailing boats us to set sail across the widest river in the world on board the sailing boat called Smile
Buenos Aires Zoo
Buenos Aires Zoo
At one of the most important junctions in the Federal District, we found one typical city attraction: the Buenos Aires Zoo, a distinctive site where children and grown-ups may stroll about amidst the animals.
Cemetery at Recoleta
Cemetery at Recoleta
Recoleta Cemetery concentrates prestigious art and architecture masterpieces raised in honor of traditional families and distinguished characters in Argentinian history that lie there.
Come and Play Polo for a Day
Come and Play Polo for a Day
Is it possible to learn how to play polo in Argentina in only one day? Yes, it is. And it may turn into a memorable experience. Minutes away from Buenos Aires, Polo Experience invites us into this world ruled by horses...
Festival de Baradero 2015
Festival de Baradero 2015
Cuando llega Febrero, la pequeña ciudad de Baradero se viste de fiesta y de tradición para dar lugar a uno de los espectáculos más importantes de cada verano.
Immigration Museum
Immigration Museum
We visited the Immigrants Hotel, today turned into a museum. Almost 40 percent of the immigrants who arrived in Argentina in order to populate it and start a new home stayed at this venue.
Isaac Fernández Blanco Spanish American Art Museum
Isaac Fernández Blanco Spanish American Art Museum
n an almost hidden nook in town, very close to Retiro, we found a space dedicated to the memory of an identity that lies in the roots of Argentina...
José Evaristo Uriburu Historical and Numismatic Museum
José Evaristo Uriburu Historical and Numismatic Museum
A very particular tour across Argentinian history: change and evolution of a country through its bills and coins.
Julio Cortázar Square (“Serrano”) Day and Night
Julio Cortázar Square (“Serrano”) Day and Night
Still known by porteños as Serrano Square, Julio Cortázar Square is the heart of Palermo Viejo. In the daytime, visitors are lured by design and handicrafts; at night, by its pubs and restaurants.
La Boca’s Fine Arts Museum
La Boca’s Fine Arts Museum
La Boca’s Fine Arts Museum displays the work of figurative Argentinian artists. However, one name impregnates every corner of the venue.
Mafalda is Back in San Telmo
Mafalda is Back in San Telmo
At a traditional corner of San Telmo, a well-deserved tribute is paid to Mafalda and to Quino, her creator. This popular character is visited and photographed steps away from the house...
National Library: Tour and History at Recoleta.
National Library: Tour and History at Recoleta.
One of the most peculiar buildings in Buenos Aires shelters the National Library. On a charming corner of the neighborhood of Recoleta, we visited the house of books.
Saavedra’s Museum: the private life of the past
Saavedra’s Museum: the private life of the past
In one of the confines of the Federal District, there lies a delightful museum that treasures pieces used by the porteños of the nineteenth century. The building that houses this institution is certainly worth a visit.
San Miguel del Monte: on <k>Gauchos</k> and <k>Pejerreyes</k>
San Miguel del Monte: on Gauchos and Pejerreyes
San Miguel del Monte is a district of livestock tradition and one of the oldest towns in the Province of Buenos Aires. Its beautiful lagoon, dwelled by large specimens of pejerrey (neotropical silverside)...
Sculpture Promenade and <i>Floralis Generica</i>
Sculpture Promenade and Floralis Generica
At the elegant Recoleta neighborhood, close to Francia Square, the Fine Arts National Museum and the Law College, we found an outdoor sculpture promenade and the great Floralis Generica.
Street Theater at Abasto
Street Theater at Abasto
A tour around the Abasto area hand in hand with a company of actors invited us on a journey back in time to the neighborhood where Carlos Gardel used to live.
The <i>Manzana de las Luces</i>
The Manzana de las Luces
A few blocks away from Mayo Square, we discovered an area where knowledge used to be sheltered. Its living history is shown to the world.
The Book Fair, reading Festival
The Book Fair, reading Festival
The 2015 Book Fair will take place in La Rural venue, in Buenos Aires. This is the 41th issue of this famous event in the city.
The Buenos Aires Japanese Garden
The Buenos Aires Japanese Garden
In a nook of Buenos Aires, close to the Palermo Rosebush Promenade, we found a green exotic space where Japanese culture is in bloom.
The Colón Theater
The Colón Theater
According to experts, this is the best theater in the world to listen to opera. This year, more precisely on May 25, 2008, it turned 100 years old.
The Jewish Museum: the Past of a Community
The Jewish Museum: the Past of a Community
One of the best known museums in Buenos Aires lies close to the center and treasures the memory of the Jewish community in Argentina: the Jewish Museum, on Libertad Street. A proposal open to everyone.
The Palace of Justice
The Palace of Justice
One of the most important institutional spaces in Argentina opens up its gates to the public through guided tours that show them round the past...
The Xul Solar Museum
The Xul Solar Museum
In the neighborhood of Palermo, behind the façade of one of its buildings, we found the Xul Solar Museum, a magical and symbolic space devoted to the memory of the Argentinian artist.
United Buddy Bears in Buenos Aires
United Buddy Bears in Buenos Aires
We went to San Martín Square, in the area known as microcentro porteño, in order to see the traveling show called United Buddy Bears, which visited Argentina in March 2009.
Visit to Mitre’s Museo
Visit to Mitre’s Museo
In the porteño business heart –known as microcentro, we visited the house formerly owned by Bartolomé Mitre, Argentinian president and key figure in local history.
Visit to the <i>Automóvil Club Argentino</I> Museum
Visit to the Automóvil Club Argentino Museum
Passion for cars is not new: on the second floor of the Automóvil Club Argentino venue on Libertador Avenue, we found a museum of old cars and Formula One.
Visit to the <i>Cabildo</i> and the May Revolution Museum
Visit to the Cabildo and the May Revolution Museum
We visited the museum housed by the Cabildo at Mayo Square.
Visit to the <i>Cabildo</i> Yard
Visit to the Cabildo Yard
A yard from old times: trapped between avenues and large buildings, this space has been recovered in favor of green and handicrafts and it offers a place to rest in the nerve center of the city.
Visit to the <i>Casa Rosada</i>
Visit to the Casa Rosada
At weekends, when officials have their day off, tourists may tour the hallways of the Pink House.
Visit to the <i>Palacio de las Aguas Corrientes</i>
Visit to the Palacio de las Aguas Corrientes
We visited one of the most singular buildings in the City of Buenos Aires: the Palacio de las Aguas Corrientes, on Córdoba Avenue.
Visit to the Eduardo Sívori Plastic Arts Museum
Visit to the Eduardo Sívori Plastic Arts Museum
In an atypical green space, opposite Palermo’s rosebush promenade, there stands the Eduardo Sívori Plastic Arts Museum, an institution devoted to spreading Argentinian art.
Visit to the Historical Wax Museum
Visit to the Historical Wax Museum
On the second floor of an ancient grand house in La Boca, we found the only wax museum in Argentina, a way of co-existing with the past.
Visit to the José Hernández Popular Art Museum
Visit to the José Hernández Popular Art Museum
We visited the José Hernández Popular Art Museum, a place as fine-looking and modest as what it displays.
Visit to the Municipal Palace and the House of Culture
Visit to the Municipal Palace and the House of Culture
An attractive tour inside the Municipal Palace and the House of Culture: two public buildings with plenty of things to offer visitors.
Visit to the Museum of Spanish Art Enrique Larreta
Visit to the Museum of Spanish Art Enrique Larreta
At the heart of Belgrano neighborhood, we found a space which took us back to another place and time: the Enrique Larreta Museum of Spanish Art, a hidden treasure.
Visit to the National Museum of Fine Arts
Visit to the National Museum of Fine Arts
The National Museum of Fine Arts, situated at Recoleta neighborhood, is the gateway to a nearly boundless world: the Western art.
Visit to the World Tango Museum
Visit to the World Tango Museum
The same building houses the National Tango Academy and this museum, which preserves the memory of the most porteño musical style.
Visit to the Yrurtia House Museum
Visit to the Yrurtia House Museum
In the core of Belgrano, we visited the house formerly owned by sculptor Rogelio Yrurtia, today turned into a museum dedicated to his life and work.
Caminito, With an Oil Aroma
Caminito, With an Oil Aroma
La Boca is a tango of wet cobbles and calico skies painted in many colors. It is going back to the past in order to remember or forget, as you like it.
Buenos Aires from a Sailing Boat
Buenos Aires from a Sailing Boat
On board a rapid sailing boat or a cruise, the city offers various alternatives to enjoy its coast sceneries.
City Tour around Capital Federal
City Tour around Capital Federal
The Autonomous city of Buenos Aires is world wide known due to its strong cultural contrasts which come out in the varied architecture present in historical buildings, monuments, museums, theatres...
Step by Step around  Buenos Aires
Step by Step around Buenos Aires
Walking around a city gives you the incomparable pleasure of wandering and allows you to explore the whole universe along its streets.
From Buenos Aires to Tigre by Helicopter
From Buenos Aires to Tigre by Helicopter
A few minutes away from the City of Buenos Aires, Tigre and its delta leads us deep into a natural scenery where the thickness of the shrubland is embraced by various channels of reddish waters.
Buenos Aires' Domes
Buenos Aires' Domes
Looking upwards in a city where everything takes place horizontally is not a waste of time. A vast architectural show has been waiting for years for the look of those who pass by...
Many-sided Recoleta
Many-sided Recoleta
There is not only one Recoleta. This is a place that has managed to combine a cocktail of attractions that turn it into a mandatory destination when it comes to sightseeing around Buenos Aires.
Sailing Río de la Plata
Sailing Río de la Plata
An afternoon sailing across the Río de la Plata on board the Galileo Buenos Aires catamaran is a new alternative for a short ride from the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.
Nothing Like a Horse-Drawn Carriage
Nothing Like a Horse-Drawn Carriage
For decades, the traditional carriages, horses and owners have left from Italia Square, to get immersed in the Palermo forests.
The Palermo Horseracing Track
The Palermo Horseracing Track
Passionate like no other. Passional to the extent that many have lost everything “by one head” and very few have won.
The Malba, a Different Museum
The Malba, a Different Museum
Seeing the Malba is a way to come close to Argentinian and Latin American Art inside one of the most modern museums existing today in the City of Buenos Aires.
A little bit of Jazz in Palermo
A little bit of Jazz in Palermo
Fifteen gastronomic corners in the Palermo neighborhood offer their customers the possibility of having dinner in the company of very good live jazz music.
Buenos Aires by bicycle
Buenos Aires by bicycle
A different Buenos Aires can be seen from a bicycle. The wind on our face and the cycling make the streets even more attractive in this city which hides secrets and stories.
The City's Museum
The City's Museum
Time-travelling. These are the words to provide a quick description of it. Marbles, toy soldiers and didactic games are part of the inventory.
Art in Buenos Aires Subways
Art in Buenos Aires Subways
Under the great city lies another city, as huge and ancient as the one on top. It keeps details that have remained in spite of the coming of modern times.
Market of San Telmo
Market of San Telmo
Sunday is the day on which Dorrego Square dresses up as an old lady and waits for tourists to perform its show. A kind of magic that for years has turned this place into a classical of Sundays...
Paragliding Minutes away from the Obelisk
Paragliding Minutes away from the Obelisk
Although mankind was born without wings, it may come close to getting them. There is a new world still to be discovered less than one hour's drive away from Buenos Aires. Believe it or not.
Tren de la Costa, a Special Ride
Tren de la Costa, a Special Ride
The eleven stations of Tren de la Costa showed us much more than a journey to Tigre, the end of the rail. The ride offers multiple forms of entertainment and enjoyment both for grown-ups and children...
Museum of Weapons
Museum of Weapons
Visit to the Museo de las Armas Teniente General Pablo Riccheri, located in the Circulo Militar with the largest display of weapons in South America.
Over the City by Helicopter
Over the City by Helicopter
A very unusual view of the City of Buenos Aires may be experienced by tourists and porteños. Leaving from the Jorge Newbery Airfield...
Eva, the Woman
Eva, the Woman
In the neighborhood of Palermo, a petit hotel from the early XX century pays tribute to Eva Duarte de Perón by showing her life, her message and her mission.
Temaiken, a Very Different Zoo
Temaiken, a Very Different Zoo
Only 50 kilometers away from the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires lies Temaikèn Park. There, both grown-ups and children learn to respect biodiversity and preserve the environment through games.
Holy Land, the First Religious Theme Park
Holy Land, the First Religious Theme Park
Tierra Santa (Holy Land) is a theme park oriented to the different stages in the life of Jesus Christ, since His birth till His crucifixion and resurrection.
Christmas in Buenos Aires
Christmas in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires is one of the most beautiful and impressive cities in the world to welcome Christmas. In December, it becomes magical. Do not miss this tour.
The Passion for Boca Juniors Museum
The Passion for Boca Juniors Museum
We got carried away by enthusiasm and the neighborhood of La Boca led us into The Passion for Boca Juniors Museum within the Boca Juniors Football Stadium. A historical place.
Visit to the Metropolitan Museum
Visit to the Metropolitan Museum
In an almost secret bend in the Palermo Chico neighborhood, there lies the former Anchorena Palace, which today houses the Metropolitan Museum, a traditional spacious venue where culture dwells.
When the Countryside Reached the City
When the Countryside Reached the City
Buenos Aires was the venue for Cow Parade, which enabled us to have a close look at a cleverly popular artistic display that is going round the world and is now presented at Puerto Madero.
Museum of Comic and Caricature
Museum of Comic and Caricature
The Severo Vaccaro Museum is an unusual museum. Among its distinguished characters there are comics and caricatures of the political and show business worlds. A place for adults and children.
When the Hearts Invaded Buenos Aires
When the Hearts Invaded Buenos Aires
First, it was the cows. Then our beautiful Buenos Aires was invaded by hearts. The art shows embellish the city and invite passers-by to reflection.
Butterflies from the World Museum
Butterflies from the World Museum
Only 34km away from the Federal District, in the City of San Miguel, an entomological musuem has been created to house an important collection of lepidoptera...

 

People & Characters

Carlos Gardel, Every Inch an Angler
Carlos Gardel, Every Inch an Angler
A real treasure is hidden in one of the most picturesque buildings in the City of Buenos Aires. A new activity is added to the endless list of legendary Carlitos.
The History of Benito Quinquela Martín
The History of Benito Quinquela Martín
A biographical review of a man who is a synonym for the neighborhood of La Boca: Benito Quinquela Martín.

 
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