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Top Activities to Experience in Buenos Aires

by Emeri Callahan

Feb 8, 2019

La Boca, Buenos Aires, Argentina © Milosk50 | Dreamstime

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As Argentina’s most lively and cosmopolitan city, Buenos Aires should not be missed on a tour of South America. From fine-dining steak dinners with Malbec wine to horseback riding like a gaucho through the countryside, here are some top activities to experience in the city.

 

The Art of Tango

Tango and Buenos Aires are synonymous to travelers visiting the city. Head to Cafe Tortoni, an iconic café opened in 1858 known as the place to go for live tango and a favorite haunt of the the city’s cultural elite.

 

Traditional Cooking Class

Get a taste of the country’s cuisine by booking a hands-on cooking class during your stay. Tierra Negra offers a variety of classes and is one of the most highly-rated vendors in Buenos Aires. Its empanadas cooking class is a winner.

 

El Ateneo Grand Splendid

For all the book lovers out there, don’t miss the El Ateneo Grand Splendid. The bookstore resembles Versailles more than your traditional Barnes & Noble, and just this year was named the “world’s most beautiful bookstore” by National Geographic.

 

Cementerio de la Recoleta

It may sound creepy, but visiting Cementerio de la Recoleta is the top rated tourist activity in Buenos Aires. The colossal white tombstones look more like marble houses in an affluent neighborhood. The graveyard is the resting place to presidents of Argentina, Nobel Prize winners and many more.

 

Gaucho Day Tour

If you’re not planning to explore the countryside of Argentina, schedule a day tour to a working estancia (ranch) from Buenos Aires. You’ll ride horses through the ranch while learning it’s history, drink wine from the region, eat fresh beef and chicken during a lunchtime asada (barbeque) and watch the gauchos show off their horsemanship. Camino Pampa offers quality, full-day tours from the city.

 

 

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