Best things to do in Buenos Aires

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Locals’ favourite places

Here’s your definitive guide to the best parks, restaurants, landmarks and local spots, all according to locals

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1. Teatro Colón
628 Cerrito
249local recommendations
Barbara
Barbara says “Teatro Colón (Colón Theatre) is the main opera house in BA. It's ranked the third best opera house i...” ·
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2. MALBA
3415 Av. Pres. Figueroa Alcorta
305local recommendations
Florencia
Florencia says “An impressive modern building, the MALBA contains works by Argentine greats and other Latin American...” ·
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3. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
1473 Av. del Libertador
236local recommendations
Florencia
Florencia says “The excellent National Fine Arts Museum houses the nation’s largest and most important collection of...” ·
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4. Cementerio de la Recoleta
1760 Junín
269local recommendations
Dolores
Dolores says “La Recoleta Cemetery (Spanish: Cementerio de la Recoleta) is a cemetery located in the Recoleta neig...” ·
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5. Café Tortoni
825 Av. de Mayo
139local recommendations
Maru & Louis
Maru & Louis says “The Café Tortoni is a coffeehouse located at Avenida de Mayo. Café Tortoni was selected by UCityGuid...” ·
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6. La Cabrera
5099 José Antonio Cabrera
127local recommendations
Maria
Maria says “Meat lovers can't miss eating here! Pricy but worth it. Don't order side dishes since you'll get ple...” ·
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7. Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur
119local recommendations
Kathleen
Kathleen says “Just outside of Puerto Madero, and a quick bike ride, is the Reserva Ecologica. Fabulous views of t...” ·
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8. Puerto Madero
182local recommendations
Catherine
Catherine says “Puerto Madero Waterfront, is a district that occupies a significant portion of the Río de la Plata r...” ·
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9. El Ateneo Grand Splendid
1860 Av. Santa Fe
100local recommendations
Jimena E Carlo
Jimena E Carlo says “Ex Grand Splendid Theater. Nowadays is magnificient library. One of the best in the world. Arquitect...” ·
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10. Jardín Botánico Carlos Thays
164local recommendations
Amalia
Amalia says “Los jardines botánicos acompañan la historia del hombre desde que a través de sus viajes por el mund...” ·
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11. Casa Rosada
50 Balcarce
147local recommendations
Joaquin
Joaquin says “La Casa Rosada is the executive mansion and office of the President of Argentina. The palatial mansi...” ·
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12. Alto Palermo Shopping
3253 Av. Santa Fe
271local recommendations
Manuel
Manuel says “Alto Palermo Shopping is one of the most important and popular shoppings in Buenos Aires. Located in...” ·
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13. Plaza de Mayo
s/n Av. Hipólito Yrigoyen
135local recommendations
Alan
Alan says “Plaza de Mayo is the oldest in Buenos Aires and the scene of all the major political events in Argen...” ·
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14. Oui Oui
6068 Nicaragua
77local recommendations
Rosario
Rosario says “Reasonable coffee, fresh lemonade, bacon and eggs, fruit salad with yogurt and granola, great salads...” ·
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15. Obelisco
s/n Av. 9 de Julio
133local recommendations
Maru & Louis
Maru & Louis says “The Obelisco de Buenos Aires is a national historic monument and icon of Buenos Aires, it was built ...” ·
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16. Plaza Serrano
123local recommendations
Barbara
Barbara says “Epicenter of Palermo Soho's bar and cafe culture is a sure fire bet any night of the week. Sure it's...” ·
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17. Planetario Galileo Galilei
s/n Av. Sarmiento
85local recommendations
Vanina
Vanina says “The museum has a piece of lunar rock which was brought back to Earth by the Apollo XI mission. Is h...” ·
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18. New Travels Remises
3155 Av. Patricias Argentinas
75local recommendations
Vanina
Vanina says “One of the most prominent horse racing venues in Argentina, its installations include a 2400 meter (...” ·
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19. La Viruta
1366 Armenia
75local recommendations
Federico
Federico says “Dine in, dance & live shows. Tango, Rock, Milonga & Salsa classes available.” ·
20. Bosques de Palermo
77local recommendations
Eli
Eli says “It's the biggest park in Buenos Aires. You can run, rent a bike, roller blads. It also has lakes wit...” ·
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21. El mercado de las pulgas
1650 Av. Dorrego
72local recommendations
Manuel
Manuel says “Dorrego Flea Market,located on the corner of Dorrego and Niceto Vega. Hanger-like building houses st...” ·
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22. Parrilla "Don Julio"
4699 Guatemala
68local recommendations
Fabiana
Fabiana says “In a neighborhood better known for nouvelle cuisine treatments of Argentine food, Pablo Rivero and h...” ·
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23. Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti
7597 Av. Pres. Figueroa Alcorta
67local recommendations
Jeremy
Jeremy says “River Plate football stadium Estadio de Club Atlético River Plate” ·
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24. Centro Cultural Recoleta
1930 Junín
85local recommendations
Tiffy
Tiffy says “Argentine and international art exhibits. The show Fuerza Bruta is highly recommended, an impressive...” ·
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25. El Cuartito
937 Talcahuano
63local recommendations
Michael
Michael says “By far the one of the best traditional Argentine pizza in Buenos Aires. This famous pizzeria opened ...” ·
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26. Plaza Dorrego
101local recommendations
Kathleen
Kathleen says “Trendy bars & restaurants, traditional Argentine fare, Sunday San Telmo Antiques Fair, antique shops...” ·
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27. La Biela
596 Av. Pres. Manuel Quintana
55local recommendations
Valeria
Valeria says “Spread out under a 300 year old "gum tree" lies the famous patio of La Biela. Great spot to linger o...” ·
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28. San Telmo
108local recommendations
Catherine
Catherine says “San Telmo is the oldest neighborhood of Bs As. It is a well-preserved area and is characterized by ...” ·
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29. Las Cabras
1795 Fitz Roy
58local recommendations
Valeria
Valeria says “Pros: Best steak house around. Affordable price. Big portions. Open all day long. Delivery. Cons: Al...” ·
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30. Plaza Inmigrantes de Armenia
Costa Rica
94local recommendations
Adán
Adán says “Plaza Armenia is the second epicenter of Palermo Soho. Plenty of shops, restaurants, cafes and bars...” ·