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3 days in Buenos Aires

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3 days in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires is a passionate, dynamic city that's always on the move. Here's a mere sampling of what the "Paris of South America" has to offer its guests.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Day 1
Urban Biking Buenos Aires
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Urban Biking Buenos Aires

Ride off the beaten path with unconventional guided cycling tours of Buenos Aires. Not only do you learn about local history and culture from folks who live here, you also can take tours of farther-off spots such as the Tigre Delta and estancias, or traditional large rural ranches and estates.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Pink House
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The Pink House

The government’s executive branch is housed in this building, a strange mix of various architectural styles, perhaps best known for the balcony from which Evita rallied the working class crowds.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Calle Museo Caminito
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Calle Museo Caminito

Colorful and traditional, this walkway in the La Boca area is dominated by tango dancers and artisans.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Esquina Carlos Gardel
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Esquina Carlos Gardel

Tango Show in Buenos Aires, Esquina Carlos Gardel. Rated by the audience as the best tango show in Buenos Aires.Esquina Carlos Gardel is located exactly on the same lot where Carlos Gardel used to sing, offers an unmatched, unbeatable alternative in Tango Show in Buenos Aires.For more information and online booking please visit our website or find us in Facebook.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Day 2
Cafe Tortoni
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Cafe Tortoni

This famous cafe, the oldest in Argentina, features reasonably priced tango shows in its velvet-covered back room.

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Plaza de Mayo
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Plaza de Mayo

The political center of the country, this famous plaza is the location of the well-known balcony of the Casa Rosada from which Eva Peron addressed adoring crowds of workers.

Recoleta Cemetery
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Recoleta Cemetery

The Recoleta Cemetery was opened for ordinary people in 1822 but as Recoleta’s reputation improved, so did that of the cemetery. Now many presidents... more »

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Calle Florida
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Calle Florida

Architecture buffs will love the opulent, early 20th-century buildings that line this mile-long pedestrian mall, popular for its gem, leather and fur stores.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Teatro Colon
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Teatro Colon

The Teatro Colon, in the City of Buenos Aires, is considered one of the best theaters in the world. Acknowledged for its acoustics and the artistic value of its construction, it turned 100 years in 2008. It underwent a major renovation that took three years and $100-million to complete, and it reopened in May of 2010.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Day 3
Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA)
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Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA)

This not-for-profit art museum and cultural center first opened its doors in 2001 with the mission to promote contemporary Latin American artists.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Palermo Viejo
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Palermo Viejo

Popular for daytime picnics, nature walks and evening strolls, this auspicious neighborhood is home to a number of lush gardens and a zoo.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
Avenida Santa Fe
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Avenida Santa Fe

No stroll through the sprawling Palermo 'hood is complete without a walk down Avenida Santa Fe, home to reasonably priced shops, boutiques and cafes. The bustling Alto Palermo Shopping Center (where the Avenida intersects Güemes) is home to an array of international and Argentine chain stores.

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La Confiteria Ideal
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La Confiteria Ideal

A sense of nostalgia pervades this aging but elegant club where the tango brings locals and tourists together. Afternoon lessons are a prelude to evening dance parties.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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