Things to do on Holidays in Buenos Aires Argentina

Welcome to Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina, a place that is the largest city of Argentina and is the second largest metropolitan area in South America after Sao Paulo in Brazil.

Portenos is the term used for inhabitants of Buenos Aires which in English, means people from the port as most of the people in the city are immigrants either from their father’s side or from their mothers.


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    If you are a big football fan, you should not miss out on the opportunity to watch Argentine giants, Boca Juniors play. In all South America or even the world, there is no footballing rivalry, more enticing and so intimate that the one between Boca Juniors and River Plate. Go to the Bombonera stadium and you will witness first hand, a passionate sporting adventure that you are unlikely to forget.

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    Go to La Brigada and you will have the chance to see how eager the patrons are to serve you with delicious steak and papas fritas. The food is simply delicious and mind blowing.

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    Indeed the Argentines were not beating around the bush at all when they named the joint at Palermo Viejo, Rampa Car, a restaurant of several themes that will leave you dumbstruck.

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    Go to the majestically surreal Tierra Santa, the first religious theme park on earth where every half hour on the quarter hour, a 20-metre plastic Jesus rises from the soil.

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    It might sound like a short story by Edgar Allen Poe, but losing yourself in a labyrinth of tombs and mausoleums at the Cementerio de la Recoleta  is worth doing once in your life.

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    The Olsen restaurant offers you the chance to have a great brunch at a place that gives you the glimpse into the wealth and grandeur of Buenos Aires of the past.

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    Drink one cup of freshly roasted coffee with a crispy and tasty medialuna, an Argentine version of the croissant at the Café Tortoni.

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    Go for some sightseeing at the Reserva Ecologica Constanera Sur, a multi-purpose green space where you will get to see around 200 species of birds.

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    A trip to Malba: Coleccion Constantini while on a tour of Buenos Aires is not a good idea as you will miss the chance of seeing the best works of many Argentine artists.

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    Coming to Argentina and planning on leaving without picking up any souvenirs? Not a good idea as you need to get some really cool stuff to take back home.

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