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.

Experiences you might enjoy

Here are some activities hosted by locals that would help you explore the city.

Locals’ favourite places

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

1. Teatro Colón
628 Cerrito
249local recommendations
Barbara says “Teatro Colón (Colón Theatre) is the main opera house in BA. It's ranked the third best opera house i...” ·
3415 Av. Pres. Figueroa Alcorta
305local recommendations
Florencia says “An impressive modern building, the MALBA contains works by Argentine greats and other Latin American...” ·
3. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
1473 Av. del Libertador
236local recommendations
Florencia says “The excellent National Fine Arts Museum houses the nation’s largest and most important collection of...” ·
4. Cementerio de la Recoleta
1760 Junín
269local recommendations
Guillermo says “Is a cemetery located in the Recoleta neighborhood. It contains the graves of notable people, includ...” ·
5. Café Tortoni
825 Av. de Mayo
139local recommendations
Louis says “The Café Tortoni is a coffeehouse located at Avenida de Mayo. Café Tortoni was selected by UCityGuid...” ·
6. La Cabrera
5099 José Antonio Cabrera
127local recommendations
Laura says “Parrilla, parrilla and more parilla! This is one of the best in BA. "Bife de chorizo" (sirloin) is h...” ·
7. Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur
119local recommendations
Belen says “The biggest park in the city here you'll see the most birds and fauna, great to go for a hike or ren...” ·
8. Puerto Madero
182local recommendations
Johann says “It is the newest neighbourhood of BA and sports the latest trends in architecture. Set on a coastal ...” ·
9. El Ateneo Grand Splendid
1860 Av. Santa Fe
100local recommendations
Serafin says “El Ateneo Grand Splendid is a library located in Buenos Aires , Argentina . It noted for stand Where...” ·
10. Jardín Botánico Carlos Thays
164local recommendations
Amalia says “Los jardines botánicos acompañan la historia del hombre desde que a través de sus viajes por el mund...” ·
11. Casa Rosada
50 Balcarce
147local recommendations
Augusto says “The Pink House) is the executive mansion and office of the President of Argentina. The palatial mans...” ·
12. Alto Palermo Shopping
3253 Av. Santa Fe
271local recommendations
Lucas says “Shiny mall offers dozens of clothing shops, bookstores, jewelry boutiques, and electronics and house...” ·
13. Plaza de Mayo
s/n Av. Hipólito Yrigoyen
135local recommendations
Dolores says “The Plaza de Mayo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈplasa ðe ˈmaʝo]; English: May Square) is the main square...” ·
14. Oui Oui
6068 Nicaragua
77local recommendations
Hal says “Great place for brunch (any day). Cute wooden tables and dried flowers on the wall actually evoke ho...” ·
15. Obelisco
s/n Av. 9 de Julio
133local recommendations
Belen says “The ABC of tourism in Buenos Aires would start here, ain't that big deal if you live here but it wou...” ·
16. Plaza Serrano
123local recommendations
Sandra says “Plaza Serrano is located in the neighborhood of Palermo. This area is characterized by a large comme...” ·
17. Planetario Galileo Galilei
s/n Av. Sarmiento
85local recommendations
Vanina says “The museum has a piece of lunar rock which was brought back to Earth by the Apollo XI mission. Is h...” ·
18. New Travels Remises
3155 Av. Patricias Argentinas
75local recommendations
Hila&Juan says “The Horse Racing Track and the Polo field are two gems of our neighboorhood. Several events and conc...” ·
19. La Viruta
1366 Armenia
75local recommendations
Agustin says “Tango, rock, and salsa lessons. Private lessons with experienced bilingual teachers as well as the o...” ·
20. Bosques de Palermo
77local recommendations
Juan says “It's a nice place go for a walk or do some jogging, its has a lake, lots of green spots to make a pi...” ·
21. El mercado de las pulgas
1650 Av. Dorrego
72local recommendations
Manuel says “Dorrego Flea Market,located on the corner of Dorrego and Niceto Vega. Hanger-like building houses st...” ·
22. Parrilla "Don Julio"
4699 Guatemala
68local recommendations
Paola & Lucas
Paola & Lucas says “One of the most known 'parilla' in Buenos Aires, offers top notch cuts and a great selection of wine...” ·
23. Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti
7597 Av. Pres. Figueroa Alcorta
67local recommendations
Jeremy says “River Plate football stadium Estadio de Club Atlético River Plate” ·
24. Centro Cultural Recoleta
1930 Junín
85local recommendations
Tiffy says “Argentine and international art exhibits. The show Fuerza Bruta is highly recommended, an impressive...” ·
25. El Cuartito
937 Talcahuano
63local recommendations
Maria says “This is one of the traditional pizzerías in the city, covered in old pictures and posters from old a...” ·
26. Plaza Dorrego
101local recommendations
Kathleen says “Trendy bars & restaurants, traditional Argentine fare, Sunday San Telmo Antiques Fair, antique shops...” ·
27. La Biela
596 Av. Pres. Manuel Quintana
55local recommendations
Valeria says “Spread out under a 300 year old "gum tree" lies the famous patio of La Biela. Great spot to linger o...” ·
28. San Telmo
108local recommendations
Catherine says “San Telmo is the oldest neighborhood of Bs As. It is a well-preserved area and is characterized by ...” ·
29. Las Cabras
1795 Fitz Roy
58local recommendations
Laura says “Great local restaurant that attracts both locals and tourists for lunch and dinner. Very good value,...” ·
30. Plaza Inmigrantes de Armenia
Costa Rica
94local recommendations
Daniel says “In the heart of Palermo Soho, this green plaza is surrounded by boutique shops, bars, and cafes and ...” ·