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Things to do in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires – Paris of South America

Buenos Aires is the capital of, as well as the biggest city in Argentina, located on the southeast coast of the country.

 

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is one of the most dynamic cities in the world and there are always a lot of things to do and explore in Buenos Aires!
Tourists travel here to enjoy great food and wine, architecture and the rich cultural life - Buenos Aires is for example known for having the highest concentration of theaters worldwide.

 

Buenos Aires Zoo

The Buenos Aires Zoo is a place that animal lovers won’t want to miss. It is 45 acres of land that is home to more than 2,500 animals with 89 kinds of mammals, 175 bird species, and 49 reptile species.

 

Buenos Aires Aquarium

There is also an aquarium in Buenos Aires with penguins, seals and fresh water fish. A perfect place to visit rainy days.

 

Buenos Aires Nightlife

If you are looking for an active nightlife in the area, head to Palermo, a popular neighborhood in Buenos Aires. It is known for its cafes, restaurants, bars, and clubs, as well as some tourist areas such as the childhood home of the well-known poet, Jorge Luis Borges.

 

Buenos Aires Shopping

For those who love shopping, don’t miss checking out the several shopping malls: Galerias Pacifico, Alto Palerm, Patio Bullrich or Abasto or the pedestrian only shopping districts at Florida Street and Lavalle Street. One of the popular things to buy in the area are all varieties of leather products, books, clothing, shoes, and antiques.

 

When to go to Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires features a subtropical climate comprised of humid summers, as well as mild winters. In the fall and spring there are frequent thunderstorms. Temperatures range from a median of 25.1 °C (77.2 °F) in January 17 °C (63 °F) in the summer months. Notice that the warmest days are in January, so the seasons are the opposite from northern hemisphere climates.

 

Buenos Aires Marathon

If you enjoy running, come to Buenos Aires in October to watch or participate in the annual marathon, known as the Maratón Internacional de Buenos Aires. The race is sponsored by the Foundation for Sport Rhea Argentino.

 

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires Facts

Population2 890 151
CountryArgentina
Languagespanish
Longitude-58.38167
Latitude-34.60333
AirportMinistro Pistarini, Argentina (EZE)

Buenos Aires average temperatures

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
28~31 °C 27~29 °C 27 °C 23 °C 18~19 °C 14~16 °C 14~15 °C 16~17 °C 17~19 °C 21~23 °C 23~25 °C 26~28 °C

OPERA

Buenos Aires Opera

Teatro Colón

Buenos Aires’ Teatro Colón turned 100 years in 2008 since its first performance of Verdi’s opera Aida. Situated in the heart of the Argentinian capital city, this opera house is designed according to the 20th century’s typical eclectic style including French decoration by the Belgian architect Jules Dormal This majestic venue offers guided tours explaining the history and architecture of the site, and, of course, it offers world-class performances that should not be missed if you are interested and have the chance!

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MARATHON

Buenos Aires Marathon

The Buenos Aires Marathon has been home for runner enthusiasts since 1984 when it was first held and usually takes place during the second week of October. The race starts in Parque San Benito and goes past the many beautiful parks and lakes down south including the Palermo Golf Course, Plaza Holanda and the university area around Plaza de las Naciones Unidas. After reaching the Matanza River the race turns up north again, but this time following the beautiful coastline. It is one of the most beautiful inner city marathons in the world and a great way of experiencing the coast of Buenos Aires!

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GOLF

Golf in Buenos Aires

There are quite a few golf courses to chose from in the area surrounding Buenos Aires. If you are the kind of golfer that wants to experience a little piece of history in your golfing ventures, the San Andrés Golf Club might be the one for you. It was built in 1892 and is the oldest golf club in Argentina, and also one of the most played as it is easy to access and player friendly. Another great club is the Jockey Club, which has two courses, one for the casual golfers and one with a more challenging layout. There are many more clubs that you can also try out, including the beautiful lake course of Los Lagartos Golf Club, the championship course of Olivos Golf Club and many more.

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WATER-PARK

Water Parks in Buenos Aires - Make your adrenaline soar at Aquasol Water Park

When in Buenos Aires the water park Aquasol Water Park definitely deserves a visit! The big park offers slides that will make your adrenaline soar, large swimming pools to splash around in and endless with waves. This place is filled with entertaining activities, suitable for all members of the family, no matter what age.

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THEME-PARKS

Theme Parks in Buenos Aires - More than 30 attractions at Parque de la Costa

In a northern suburb of Buenos Aires, called Tigre, you find Parque de la Costa. This is an amusement park with something for everyone, whether you are looking for blood rushing and heart pumping rides or some fun rides for the smaller children. Parque de la Costa offers you more than 30 different attractions to choose from.

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