5 Best Neighborhoods in Buenos Aires
Palermo Soho is a modern, fresh, and super trendy area filled with chic cafes and cute fashion boutiques. This area is the perfect spot for young travellers because it is always bursting with energy, especially at night. You will be able to find a myriad of different bars and restuarants to go to. The only problem you’ll have is picking out which one, considering there are so many to choose from. The best areas to check out are Plaza Serrano and Plaza Armenia.
San Telmo is the oldest neighborhood in Buenos Aires and reflects the history of the city. The neighborhood is filled with cobblestone streets and historical architecture. Visit on a Sunday and see the famous San Telmo Market or go to one of the best tango clubs like El Viejo Almacén, at Independencia and Balcarce.
Puerto Madero, a very modern and ritzy area of B.A. This a riverfront barrio includes sleek high rise buildings and well-equipped parks. It is also home to the Costanera Sur a beautiful ecological reserve you should not miss! This high-end area features great clubs, bars, and restaurants, but beware they are all quite pricey.
Palermo Chico is home to Los Bosques de Palermo, the city’s largest greenest parks. Also included in this green area of the city is the Japanese Garden, a must see attraction in B.A. If you are looking for more green and less city, then this is definitely the place for you.
Recoleta is a neighborhood filled with plazas and parks, many would describe it as one of the wealthier neighborhoods in B.A. It has a very historic and European feel to it packed with art exhibitions, street performances, and fairs. While you’re here visit the recoleta Cemetery and Centro Cultural Recoleta. Íbero Spanish School in Buenos Aires is based in Recoleta. See the map here