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The 5 reasons to visit Buenos Aires

  • By Mary L
  • Top Destinations

Learn the five reasons to visit Buenos Aires, Argentina's biggest city and a fabulous vacation destination.

Visit Cementerio de la Recoleta
If you want to visit a creepy but interesting site, take a tour of the Cementerio de la Recoleta. This is where Argentina's most important figures were buried, and you may encounter the tombs of many historic and political figures. You can even take some good pics, just to prove your friends the visit really happened.

Restaurants and dining
Buenos Aires does not disappoint with its selection of restaurants, bars and cafes. The colorful nightlife of this city is one of the reasons why many people come back year after year. You should experience the city's cuisine first hand by exploring restaurants such as  Alvear Palace Hotel.This restaurant is full of glamours, but you can also eat for cheap at El Bistro. No matter what you choose, Argentina's cuisine will impress you.

Bird watching activities
Buenos Aires is a place where numerous species of exotic birds reside, and bird watching is an activity you might enjoy as a tourist. Visit one of the many parks and gardens, or go to the the Reserva Ecólogica Costanera Sur for the chance to admire and take pictures of the birds.

Visit the famous bakeries
The city's bakeries offer traditional desserts and coffee specialties you should absolutely try. Start off with enjoying a dulche de leche, and don't forget to give the round biscuits a try as well. Some of the most famous bakeries in Buenos Aires include  Como en Casa and Florencio.

Go on a shopping spree

If you visit Buenos Aires, you will surely go back home with a few souvenirs. Go to La Martina in order to purchase a nice t-shirt, and check out the markets spread all over the city.