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Perfect 48 hours in the capital of Argentina

Buenos Aires It’s not one of those cities where you can see everything in just two days. Even so, with so many promotions on air tickets to the capital of Argentina, why not spend a weekend there? Knowing what to do you can enjoy a lot in this short period.

We boarded on a Friday night and returned at the end of Sunday. And believe me, it is possible to really enjoy the Buenos Aires capital in just 48 hours. Check out tips from Buenos Aires to spend an unforgettable weekend there.

BUENOS AIRES TIPS IN 48 PERFECT HOURS

SATURDAY

1) ITINERARY ON FOOT THROUGH THE CENTER

Start your first day with a walk through the beautiful center of Buenos Aires. There’s no better way to feel the city’s atmosphere right away, in addition to already knowing many of its postcards, such as Obelisk it’s the Colon Theater.

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2) FLORIDA CALLE

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The famous Florida street has already been included in the itinerary above, but it is worth mentioning it again. This pedestrian-only promenade brings together a multitude of shops and malls. It was once a favorite shopping spot for tourists due to its low prices, but as Buenos Aires is getting more expensive, you have to do a lot of research to find good deals.

3) PUERTO MADERO

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another postcard, Puerto Madero It is an old port area, completely modernized and transformed into a great gastronomic and financial center of the city. There are many restaurants (see some) for all tastes. Better than them? The beautiful view of the canal and its boats and the Puente de la Mujer.

4) REGION OF CASA ROSADA

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Close to Puerto Madero is Pink House, seat of the Argentine government. The building offers free tours at various times of the day. Right in front is the Cathedral of Buenos Aires, a beautiful building where Pope Francis celebrated his Masses.

5) LA MOUTH

La Boca - Tips from Buenos Aires (Photo: This World is Ours)

From the Center, take a taxi or bus to La Boca, famous neighborhood on the outskirts of Buenos Aires. In addition to La Bomboneraheadquarters of Boca JuniorsO Caminito and its colorful houses are the highlight. Take the opportunity to have a drink, watch a tango show or buy souvenirs (see bar suggestions).

6) TANGO SHOW

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Many people want to see a tango show when visiting the capital of Argentina. And there are many options. Some of them are great shows at night, with the option of dinner included (know more).

7) NIGHTLIFE

Finish your first day at Palermo Soho, neighborhood with one of the liveliest nights. Starting at Plazas Serrano and Armeniachoose your favorite among the many bars and restaurants.

SUNDAY

8) SAN TELMO FAIR

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Forget the hangover or tiredness and try to go to the San Telmo Fair, preferably around 9am or 10am because the place gets very crowded. The antiques fair is in Plaza Dorregobut extends to the neighboring streets.

9) HAVANNA AND PERSICCO

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Still in San Telmo, if you like ice cream, try the delicious taste of dulce de leche gives persicco. Nearby, enjoy the store at Havana to buy Argentine delicacies such as dulce de leche and alfajores. Prices are much more comrades than in Brazil.

10) COFFEE SAN JUAN

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This renowned and modern restaurant run by a tattooed skater chef has already become a fever among tourists and people from Buenos Aires. A reservation is highly recommended as the place is very small (know everything).

11) FAIRY IN PALERMO SOHO

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Also on Sunday, return to Palermo Soho, which was our suggestion for a place to enjoy the night on Saturday. The fair that takes place on Sundays is super lively, as is the atmosphere in the bars and restaurants throughout the afternoon.

12) EL ATENEO

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Back at the Center, at the end of your 48 hours in Buenos Aires, it’s worth getting to know the El Ateneo Bookshopwhich is located in a beautiful building that housed a theater built in 1919 (see how the visit is).

Of course, this is just a suggestion weekend itinerary. Buenos Aires has much more to offer, such as the neighborhood of Recoleta, zoos, museums (like that of Fine Arts), O rosedale of Palermo, other parks and much more. But with little time, unfortunately you will have to make some choices.

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Rafael Carvalho

A fan of chicken with okra and a good beer from Minas Gerais, he currently lives in São Paulo. He has a degree in Radio and TV, a postgraduate degree in Journalism and has been working with Digital Content for over 16 years. He has worked for companies such as SBT and Jovem Pan FM. Passionate about travel, he founded Esse Mundo É Nosso and travels around Brazil and the world all year round, always looking for tips to share.

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