Buenos Aires neighborhoods and districts

Buenos Aires is a very large city and has an infinite number of neighborhoods and areas. Here we'll talk about the most central and touristy parts of the city, which are also the most interesting ones.

The three most famous neighborhoods


Recoleta is a central residential neighborhood of Buenos Aires that is of great historical and architectural interest. Learn what to see in Recoleta.


Palermo is a large residential neighborhood in Buenos Aires that stands out for its beautiful tree-lined avenues and elegant homes.

San Telmo

Witness to all the transcendental events in the history of Buenos Aires, San Telmo is the oldest and most traditional neighborhood in the city.

Other essential districts

La Boca

La boca is a colourful neighbourhood, full of life. Visitors are presented with its more friendly side, with picture postcard street scenes.

Puerto Madero

Puerto Madero is one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in Buenos Aires. It is the perfect place to stop by and enjoy a tasty dinner on one of its many terraces.


Monserrat is the area of Buenos Aires where the city's first settlers established themselves. Its most important street is Avenida de Mayo.


The Microcentro area of Buenos Aires consists of approximately 60 blocks that are filled with offices, stores and banks.


Retiro is a nice neighborhood located in the east of Buenos Aires, between the neighborhoods of Recoleta and San Nicolás. Get to know the two sides of Retiro.