Buenos Aires is in constant state of reinvention, uniting and mixing vintage and futurism, light and darkness, and different cultures. Its places of interest are numerous, and its citizens are always smarten up and good-looking. For all those curious travellers choosing a destination, below are the city of barrios’ essentials.
THE BEST HOTELS
1555 MALABIA HOUSE
Don’t be misled by its name – 1555 Malabia House is a great housing for staying away from the noisier center. This is a family owned boutique hotel with a warm environment and generous breakfasts.
SOFITEL BUENOS AIRES
The specially protected Art Deco hotel boasts a great location in the barrio of beautiful streets, oldest and most luxurious hotels, and high-end stores. Staying at Sofitel is ideal for spending quality time indoors too, as it is equipped with a decent library, a bar and a fine restaurant.
Argentinians love beef, and many places grill it here, but for a surefire tasty parilla-cooked cut head to Don Julio. Delicious meat, show kitchen, and considerate staff attract discerning locals.
This one ranks high among local seafood restaurants, thanks to a rich selection of delicious food and wines, flawless service, and classy interior.
The Latin American Art Museum presents not so numerous, yet wonderful artworks created by Latin America’s modern artists.
Buenos Aires main opera venue placed in the city’s heart boasts up-to-date equipment, excellent acoustics, and magnificent design.
CANDIDO SILVA ANTIQUES
Buenos Aires’ oldest barrio – San Telmo – offers numerous shops selling vintage items, and Candido Silva has 20 years of experience and high-quality South American crafts.
JUANA DE ARCO CLOTHES
Palermo used to be the city’s textile area, so a great number of clothes designers base here. Juana de Arco brand is one of them, selling radiant apparel made of high-quality materials and rightfully called one of the coolest and fanciest brands around.