Buenos Aires - The Center (PDF Chapter)

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Buenos Aires - The Center (PDF Chapter)

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Stretching from Retiro to San Telmo and encompassing Microcentro and Montserrat, this is the heart and brain of the city. Plaza de Mayo is a good place to start, with the Casa Rosada presidential palace and the Museo Casa Rosada.

  • hang out at Plaza de Mayo, BA’s historic heart surrounded by some of the city’s most important buildings
  • maps
  • catch a concert at the magnificent new Centro Cultural Kirchner, housed in the city’s former central post office.
  • transport
  • take a tour of the Manzana de las Luces during the day and return on Friday night to dance tango at the atmospheric milonga
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.

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