Provincia de Buenos Aires Things to Do

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Provincia de Buenos Aires Things to Do

  • Federal capital, a lot by offering

    This is the main city of the province of Buenos Aires. There we live them called of buenos aires, that name itself due to that we live flanking the port of Buenos Aires. The laughed main is the laughed at the silver, the but wide of the world. The fame of the of buenos aires is not the best there outside, they say that we are conceited, believed,...

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  • TORRES DE LOS INGLESES or TORRE...

    This tower is located in Retiro area of Buenos Aires and was originally named the Torres Ingles. The tower was built by British residents of Buenos Aires to commerate the May Revolution of 1810. The name was officially changed to Torre Monument after the war with England over the Malvinas Islands in 1982. As I mentioned in a previous tip the...

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  • Plaza General San Martín - Monumento a...

    Known to most of the world as the Falkland Island war, in Argentina its called the Malvinas War. Although the war took place in 1982 it still has a large emotional effect on the Argentinian people. This is the monument to the Argentinians who lost their lives in the war. It is located in Plaza General San Martin.

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  • Japanese Garden (Jardín Japonés):...

    Covering over five acres the Japanese Gardens in Buenos Aires are one of the largest Japanese Gardens in the world. If you grow tired of the crowds in the pedestrian shopping areas and just want a place within the city that is beautifu and relaxing the gardens are a perfect choice. You can walk across the man made lake, feed the koi, and just enjoy...

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  • Jardín Botánico Carlos Thays de la...

    The botanical gardens in Buenos Aires are very beautiful. They are located in Palermo, where we were staying, so we were able to walk to them with no problem. They are on a triangular shaped lot on Sante Fé Avenue, Las Heras Avenue and República Árabe Siria Street. We walked through the acres of beautiful plants and statues. The gardens were...

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  • Pirámide de Mayo

    Standing at the very center of Plaza de Mayo is the Piramide de Mayo. It was created by Francisco Cañete. I have looked at many VT pages and other travel sites and always marvel at the wonderful photos taken of local people. I always plan to try and take some of these wonderful kinds of photos when I travel. But I always get side tracked with...

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  • Monument to General Manuel Belgrano...

    The monument to General Manuel Belgrano (Argentina) in Plaza de Mayo,was created by Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse and Manuel Santa Coloma. I love to see equestrian statues whenever I travel. Buenos Aires has many. This one is located near Casa Rosada in Plaza de Mayo. The entire Plaza is full of things to see. It is considered the heart of Buenos...

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  • Casa Rosada - The Pink House

    Located at the eastern end of Plaza de Mayo you will find the Casa Rosada. Its also known as the Government House or the Presidential Palace. The Plaza and the entrance to the building has been the scene of many political rallies. The balcony is the one made famous by Eva Perone as she addressed the citizens of Buenos Aires. Its also infamous for...

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  • Puerto Madero and the Puente de la Mujer

    Puerto Madero is the most recent developed area of Buenos Aires. It now is very trendy with many upper class restaurants, high rises, walkways and the beautiful Puente de la Mujer bridge or the Bridge of Women. All of the streets in the newly developed are given womens names. The area reminded me of many of the inner harbor areas here in the United...

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  • The Oblelisk of Buenos Aires

    Located on 9 de Julio Avenue, the Obelisk is one of Buenos Aires icons. Every guide book, probably every VT page about Buenos Aires, will have a picture of the Obelisk. It reminded me very much of the Washington Monument in Washington DC, although much smaller in size. It is not opened for climbing. Sitting in the middle of a very busy...

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  • The grave of Eva Perone

    It is impossible to go to Buenos Aires and not be shadowed by the memory of Eva Perone. There are monuments, street names, and references to her all over the city. Her life and her work mean so much to the people of Argentina. While in Buenos Aires I did a lot of reading on Eva Perone. I too became fascinated with her legacy and her story. Her...

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  • Cementerio de La Recoleta

    Our main reason for going to La Recoleta was to see the cemetary and also to look for the grave of Eva Perone. The cemetary is massive. It looks like a mini city once you go inside the gates. You will need to purchase a map from the person standing outside of the gates in order to get around the cemetary. Its very beautiful with many carvings and...

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  • Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar

    Our first day in Buenos Aires was one of adventure. We mentioned to our hosts at the bed and breakfast that we wanted to go see San Telmo. They both told us no, not on Saturday. Go there on Sunday for the street market. Instead go to Recoleta instead. There was a street market there also although not as large, in any sense of the word, as San...

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  • Gaucho experience

    A fun thing to do in the Buenos Aires area is to go on a gaucho experience on a ranch. Most major hotels or tourist agencies can set this up. One of the of the best known ranches, or estancias turisticas is called Don Silvano's and is located about 60 kilometers west of the city near San Antonio de Areco. As any American who has visited might...

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  • Colon theatre inside

    The inside of the colon theatre is absolutely stunning. Try and see a show there if at all possible it is a great experience.

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  • Tango in Florida Street

    For free entertainment you can just wander around Florida Street and find these Tango dancers entertaining you.

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  • Vuelta de Roca

    Vuelta de Roca is the name of the soccer field in La Boca where Diego Maradonna played club football. A must visit for soccer fans.

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  • Colourfull indeed

    That is the one thing that is certain. La Boca is extremely colourfull and what a pleasure to be able to walk around and have codak moments every 3 seconds.La Boca is a picturesque sector of the city with lots of history, legends and beautifull places to photograph. Homes here are built from wood, zinc sheeting and even from the boats that they...

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  • Caminito Street

    Probably one of the most picturesque streets in La Boca.La Boca is a picturesque sector of the city with lots of history, legends and beautifull places to photograph. Homes here are built from wood, zinc sheeting and even from the boats that they work one. It is said that painting the front of the house in different colours comes from the paint...

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  • The Street Car

    I got these guys busy making tea and lunch on the old car that was just standing there. La Boca is a picturesque sector of the city with lots of history, legends and beautifull places to photograph. Homes here are built from wood, zinc sheeting and even from the boats that they work one. It is said that painting the front of the house in different...

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  • La Boca

    La Boca is a picturesque sector of the city with lots of history, legends and beautifull places to photograph. Homes here are built from wood, zinc sheeting and even from the boats that they work one. It is said that painting the front of the house in different colours comes from the paint left over when painting their boats. This is what gives La...

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  • Plaza Dorego

    Plaza Dorego hosts the Sunday Antique market, but you also find other vendors selling flags, scarfs, etc. A must visit.

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  • Nuestra Senora de Belen

    The church of San Telmo is a few metres away from the Plaza Dorrego in Humberto 1 Street. A lovely church well worth a visit

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  • Puerto Madero

    The port area is one of the nice places to visit in the evenings for dining out. There are so many restaurants to choose from and it is extremely safe to walk around there.

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  • The fountains

    I was absolutely amazed at the misuse of the fountains in some of the parks. Street people were busy washing themselves and their clothes in the fountains!

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  • The Obelisk

    In the centre of Avenida Nueve de Julio you will find the obelisk which was inaugurated in 1936 in commemoration of the city's 400th anniversay of its first foundations.,

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  • San Telmo Antique market

    The Antique market in San Telmo district on a Sunday morning is an absolute must. Just be carefull for the pickpocketrs as they are around in abundance due to the knowledge that a lot of tourist flock to this area.

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  • street Dancers

    When you walk around in Florida street you will find the street dancers usually in front of C&A doing there thing.

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  • Tigre Y Delta

    One of the things that you should not miss when visiting BA is visiting the Delta. The Delta consist of an area of 21,000 km and starts to form near the city of Diamante, in the province of Entre Rios and finishes in the Rio de la Plata. The islands in the Delta are inhabited by 3,000 people and his over 5000 waterways. It is rich in flora and...

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  • Complejo Tango

    The tango show was part of our deal and included in our flight ticket price. They picked us up from our hotel room and took us to Complejo Tango where we first got one hours free tango dancing lesson before going to the big hall for dinner and our show. Dinner was great and I had the best steak here at this place. The wines was fantastic and the...

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  • The riverside train

    On our way to the tigre we boarded the “mini” riverside train which took us on a journey for 5 stations. The stations along the way was extremely quint. We departed the mini train at san Isidro Station where we had some free time to go and explore the cathedral and the adjacent park.

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  • Estancia Santa Susanna

    This was the farm that we visited where they have a lovely museum and all kinds of interesting things to keep you busy before the lunch starts. These were little chairs and a table all made from cow's bones.

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  • Fiesta Gaucha tour

    This full day tour is another must not miss tour when visiting Argentina. We were collected from our hotel for an 1 and half hour bus trip through the pampas until we got to the Santa Susana Estancia. Here we were met by the main man (who has also appeared in some movies) with all his international coins and then we were given empanadas and juice...

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  • Theatro Colon:-

    If you have the time, take a guided tour of the Colon theatre. It is worth it. They do guided tours in English from Mon – Sun at 11h00, 13h00 and 15h00. Tickets are 12 Pesos but please remember that they do not accept US$ or Euros as payment. Have your pesos ready. The theatre was inaugurated in 1908 and it is still considered as one of the best...

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  • Jardín Japonés

    The Japanese gardens were lovely and tranquill. Arched wooden bridges and walkways traverse still waters in this Japanese oasis. A variety of shrubs and flowers frame the ponds, which brim with golden carp. The traditional teahouse, where you can enjoy adzuki-bean sweets and tea, overlooks the Zen garden. www.jardinjapones.com.ar. COST: 3 pesos....

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  • Jardín Botánico Carlos Thais

    Charles Thays Botanical Garden. With 20 acres of gardens and 8,000 varieties of exotic and local flora, the Botanical Garden is a welcome, unexpected oasis in the city. Different sections of the park re-create the environments of Asia, Africa, Oceania, Europe, and the Americas. Among the garden's treasures is the Chinese "tree of gold," purportedly...

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  • Cementerio de La Recoleta

    La Recoleta Cemetery. The ominous gates, Doric-columned portico, and labyrinthine pathways of the oldest cemetery in Buenos Aires (1822) lend a sense of foreboding to this virtual city of the dead. The cemetery covers 13½ acres of prime property and has more than 6,400 elaborate vaulted tombs and majestic mausoleums, 70 of which have been declared...

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  • Casa Rosada

    Pink House. The Casa de Gobierno (Government House), dubbed the Casa Rosada by President Domingo Fausto Sarmiento in 1873 for its pink color, houses the executive branch of the government. The building was originally constructed in the late 19th century over the foundations of an earlier customhouse and fortress. Swedish, Italian, and French...

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  • Basílica y Convento de San Francisco

    Convent and Basilica of St. Francis. A 1911 Bavarian baroque facade now fronts this structure, which was originally built in 1754 in a neo-Italian Renaissance style. Its interior was lavishly refurbished after being vandalized in 1955, during the turmoil surrounding the siege of Perón's government. The basilica houses the second-largest tapestry in...

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  • Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar

    Basilica of Our Lady of Pilar. In 1732 the Franciscan Recoleto friars built this colonial-style basilica and adjoining cloister. The church is considered a national treasure for its six German baroque-style altars, the central one overlaid with Peruvian engraved silver, and relics sent by Spain's King Carlos III. Buenos Aires's elite families take...

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  • Metropolitan Cathedral

    This is the Metropolitan Cathedral. The people lined up against the building are policemen. The day we were there, they were having a funeral for a local politician.

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  • Tigre Delta

    We took a trip down the Tigre lined with summer residencies for the well to do. This is about a 4 hour excursion and cost about $17.

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  • Plaza San Martin

    Plaza San Martin with Sheraton(where we stayed) and the Torre de Los Ingleses, a replica of Big Ben given to Argentina by the English in 1916.

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  • Plaza de Mayo

    Changing of the guards with the Casa Rosada in the background at the Plaza de Mayo. Metropolitan Cathedral is across the street.

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  • Calle Caminito in La Boca

    This area is famous for it's colorful tin houses and for the popular Boca Juniors football team. Don't stray too far from Calle Caminito. Spend a max 30 minutes here.

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Provincia de Buenos Aires Hotels

  • Amerian Mar Del Plata Hotel

    I have read the previous reviews and evidently the hotel has been refurbished. Furniture is new, no...

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  • San Marco Hotel

    Calle 54, No. 523, La Plata, 1900, Argentina

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Hotel Villa Julia

    Paseo Victorica 800, Tigre, 1648, ar

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

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