Estadio Monumental (Av. Pte. Figueroa Alcorta 7597, Buenos Aires) — this is the home of the River Plate football team, whose seating capacity is 70,000 spectators. This football arena was expanded in time for the 1978 World Cup, hosted by Argentina (who also won the final match against the Netherlands).
Estadio G.E.B.A. (Palermo district, Buenos Aires) – this arena holds a number of big rock music events, such as Bruce Springsteen, AC/DC, Foo Fighters, Black Eyed Peas, Jennifer Lopez, Romeo Santos, and many others.
Buenos Aires by Helicopter – this tour outfit offers adventurous visitors the option of seeing the Argentine capital (including the coastal & harbor areas) and northern suburbs via helicopter, ranging in time from 30 minutes (US$195 per person) to 60 minutes (US$375 per person) – with flights conducted during daylight hours. Flights depart from San […]
Boca Juniors Stadium (Calle Brandsen 800, Buenos Aires) – known locally as “La Bombonera”, this is the home of the famed Boca Junior football team. La Bombonera is one of the most famous sites in Buenos Aires and home to some of Argentina’s most famous football players. The atmosphere on game day is absolutely electric […]
Asociacion Argentina de Polo (Av. del Libertador, Palermo, Buenos Aires) – an extension of Argentina’s Gaucho (cowboy) culture is the horseback game of polo (which is an upper class pursuit). Ralph Lauren marketer Nacho Figueras has put an international face to the game (participating in exhibition matches worldwide). Here, ordinary folks and tourists can buy […]
Copa Claro (Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club, Olleros 1510 y Libertador, Palermo, Buenos Aires) – this tournament (named after the international cell phone provider Claro) is Argentina’s answer to major global tennis events, such as the U.S. Open, Wimbledon and the French Open. Held every February on a red clay court, major tennis pros – […]