The two most famous avenues in Buenos Aires
With a remarkable width of 140 meters, Avenida 9 de Julio is one of the main arteries of Buenos Aires. Its most famous landmark is the obelisk.
Avenida de Mayo is one of the main arteries of Buenos Aires, a large street that stretches from Plaza de Mayo to Plaza del Congreso.
Although not as historically significant, two must-see shopping streets are Avenida Corrientes and Calle Florida.
The three most important squares
The Plaza de Mayo is the oldest and most iconic public square in the city. Learn all about the history and the most important buildings in the Plaza de Mayo.
Presided over by the Palace of the Argentine National Congress, the Plaza del Congreso is one of the most beautiful and lively squares in Buenos Aires. Let’s learn all about it!
The Plaza General San Martín is located in the Retiro neighbourhood and is one of the most important squares in Buenos Aires. This square has also been declared a National Historic Place.
Two places that define the city
The Recoleta Cemetery is one of the most famous cemeteries in the world due to the well-known figures laid to rest there and its incredible tombs.
The Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires is one of the most important opera houses in the world. Find out why and how you can visit this famous theatre.
Other places to see in Buenos Aires
Located in Puerto Madero, ARA Presidente Sarmiento was originally built in 1897 as a training ship for the Argentine Navy. Find out all about it here.
Located in the legendary Buenos Aires neighbourhood of La Boca, the colourful stadium known as La Bombonera is the home stadium of Club Atlético Boca Juniors. Let’s discover it!
Weighing eighteen tonnes and towering 75 feet high, the Floralis Genérica is a unique flower made from aluminium and steel.
Located next to the Plaza de Mayo, the Illuminated Block (or “Manzana de las Luces” in Spanish) is known as the intellectual hub of Buenos Aires. Let’s learn about its history and what to see there.