Argentina is the home to so many beautiful cities, traditions and culture and one such beauty is the city of Buenos Aires. We are here to tell you all about what a trip to Buenos Aires would look like and why you must visit it.
Best time to visit here is the spring. First things first, you’d want to keep your trip to a minimum of 3 days (36 hours) because the city of Buenos Aires takes time. Do not worry; the time spent is worth it. You can use this in discovering the shrouded bars and clubs. Also, you can try the famous ice creams of Buenos Aires and so much more.
You will love Buenos Aires if –
- You love exploring
- You like observing beauty patiently
- Historically significant places and traditions interest you
Where should you head to?
Did you know Tango originated in the brothels of this magnificent city? Well, it did. Not only Tango, Buenos Aires is known for the number of bookstores it holds. Also, did you know that it has the largest Japanese garden (outside Japan of course!) – The Jardin Japonés de.
Some interesting facts about Buenos Aires include that it has one of the oldest metro systems in Latin America and was also the first Latin American that permitted gay civil unions. It is surrounded by a neighbourhood with many streets named after women. Buenos Aires also has the most number of football stadiums. La Recoleta Cemetery is also a very important heritage.
Places You Cannot Miss Out On
- Plaza De Mayo
- Recoleta, La Boca, and Tango in Buenos Aires
- Tierra del Fuego National Park
- Rose Garden Walk (Paseo del Rosedal)
- The National Museum of Fine Arts
- Puerto Madero
- Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires
Watch out for
A word of advice, while visiting Buenos Aires remember to carry cash and change as you could face a lot of credit card trouble here. Also, vegetarians might face a little problem finding preferable food. Keep an eye out for dogs and stay away from them here as things can get nasty sometimes.
Buenos Aires is a place where you need to stay on your feet and steer clear of shady neighbourhoods. You have no idea how a turn in even a posh locality can land you into dangerous places. Book your hotels accordingly. Also, take taxis at night time.
Some other necessary advices are –
- Get a SUBE card for using public transport and efficient and cheap transportation.
- Tipping is a touchy subject here. Make sure to tip generously.
- Adhere to the Buenos Aires tea time!
- Steer clear of Avenida 9 de Julio.
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