Tips & Tricks
Teatro Opera Citi (Av. Corrientes 860, Buenos Aires) – located near the Teatro Gran Rex, this is also a prominent Art-Deco style movie and theater house. Nowadays, this 2,000-seat theater is being used for Broadway-style shows like “Beauty & the Beast” and “The Phantom of the Opera”, as well as live musical shows, such as […]
Luna Park (Av. Madero 420, San Nicolás, Buenos Aires) – despite its amusement park-sounding name, this is an 8,280-seat arena near Puerto Madero, that typically holds medium-sized concerts. Musical acts such as Duran Duran, AC/DC, James Blunt, John Mayer, Laura Pausini, and others have performed there. See its website for upcoming events: www.lunapark.com.ar
Galileo Galilei Planetarium (Parque Tres de Febrero, Av. Sarmiento y Belisario Roldon, Buenos Aires) – this planetarium was opened in 1968. Given its location within the Parque Tres de Febrero, it’s hard to miss (looking like a spaceship or giant egg cup to many passersby). Inside the giant dome there is an auditorium displaying the […]
Partido de la Costa (beach destination) – this is a lengthy popular beach destination for Buenos Aires residents during its warmer months (consisting of a string of seaside towns). This beach destination, which faces the Atlantic Ocean, is located 3 ½ hours south of Buenos Aires (reachable via route “RP 11”). With attractions like Sea […]
Mar de Plata (beach destination) – located about 4 hours outside of Buenos Aires, this popular warm weather destination and beachside town (nicknamed “Mardel”) is reachable via Route 2. There are 30 miles of beach coastline, with various distinctive beaches – ranging from the family-friendly La Perla beach, to Playa Varresse (for suffers) and Bristol […]
Wine Tasting (La Cava, Jufre 201, Buenos Aires) – Argentina, along with neighboring Chile, are major South American wine-producing countries. Naturally, one should come here to sample the country’s vintages. La Cava holds monthly tastings (costing a reasonable 50 pesos to participate). Food items, such as leek-and-mushroom empanadas, are also served.