5 things you absolutely have to do in Buenos Aires, Argentina

BUENOS AIRES- ARGENTINA - FEBRUARY 15: A city view from the Hotel Sofitel, an art deco building on February 15, 2007 in the Retiro area of Buenos Aires,Argentina . (Photo by Michel Setboun/Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES- ARGENTINA - FEBRUARY 15: A city view from the Hotel Sofitel, an art deco building on February 15, 2007 in the Retiro area of Buenos Aires,Argentina . (Photo by Michel Setboun/Getty Images) /

Argentina is a magnificent, picturesque country with a lot to offer all the visitors from around the world who show up every year. It has several amazing cities that demand to be explored. But nothing quite compares to Buenos Aires.

It was established in 1536, and now has a greater metro population of almost 16,000,000 people. This city has art, culture and all the amazing food anyone visiting could hope for. And there’s enough to keep you busy for multiple trips.

Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires

Referred to by most as MALBA, the Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires is a key venue for the arts in the entire world. It opened it’s doors in 2001, and offers visitors an important view of contemporary Latin American artists.

MALBA’s collection is constantly expanding and evolving. It houses works by Diego Rivera, Frida
Kahlo, Antonio Berni, Jorge de la Vega and many more. For any lover of the arts, this is a must stop in Buenos Aires.

Swing by Corrientes Avenue

The tango is closely tied to Buenos Aires, something that is quite evident on Corrientes Avenue. Many people who live in the city and visit it regularly consider it to be the key street for entertainment and culture in the region.

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It is filled with pubs, bars, cafés, restaurants, store, bookshops, theaters and so much more. Corrientes Avenue is the kind of place that a person can wile away a day ducking in and out of various shops while getting bites to eat in different spots.

San Telmo Market

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BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA – APRIL 14: Aerial view of an empty Tres de Febrero park on April 14, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. National government extended obligatory isolation until April 26. Meanwhile, measures are being analyzed to alleviate the economic impact of the pandemic. (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images) /

Since opening its doors in 1897, the San Telmo Market has become part of the fabric of Buenos Aires. The building that houses the market was declared a national historic monument in 2000, though it has gone through some slight changes over the years.

There are dozens and dozens of stalls throughout the building, all selling an astounding mix of food and other products. But a big reason why people stop by is The Coffee Town stall which is reputed to have the best coffee in the city, which is a bold statement in Buenos Aires.

Focus on eating

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BUENOS AIRES- ARGENTINA – FEBRUARY 15: The port on the Rio Del Platta river is seen on February 15, 2007 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo by Michel Setboun/Getty Images) /

The thing about Buenos Aires is that finding good food isn’t particularly difficult. It feels like you can’t turn a corner without stumbling across another amazing place to get a bite to eat, from high end Michelin star restaurants to hole in the wall joints.

Naturally, there are more amazing empanada shops than you can shake a stick at, and you should try to eat at every one of them. But you have to eat a nearly perfect steak while you’re in a country known for great meat, not to mention savoring a glass of otherworldly red wine.

Visit Feria de Mataderos

Half an hour away from the center of the Buenos Aires, visitors to the city will find the Feria de Mataderos. Hundreds of stalls sell a range of gaucho crafts, including ponchos and a variety of leather goods.

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Feria de Mataderos also plays home to uplifting artistic displays such as traditional music, dancing and games. Plus, it’s a great place to eat delicious tamales, empanadas and more. But it’s only open on weekends and civic holidays, so plan accordingly.