Great things to do in Buenos Aires

Great things to see and do in Buenos Aires

Gay Tango

La Marshall is the first gay milonga in Buenos Aires. It’s a place to dance and meet people. It’s also the birthplace of electronic tango. The International Tango Queer Fest will be held in November 2007.

444 Maipú Street, Wednesdays at 10:30 pm

Go dancing

If you like nightlife, Buenos Aires is a great place to be! There are many different options to choose from. If you are looking for a party, try the Amerika from Thursday to Sunday.

If you like raves, creamfields and electronic music, PACHA is definitely your place. There are top guest DJ’s, and resident DJ’s include M. Cattaneo, C. Alfonsin, Suker, H. Garcia, Big Fabio, Spitfire, C. Paz and J. Paul. It’s not a gay disco, but Saturdays are very gay friendly.

Have a drink with friends

If you’d prefer to relax with a drink, you have to go to The Titanic Club You can also enjoy gay strip and drag shows here. It’s located in the Recoleta, just near the Santa Fe and Pueyrredón corner.

Discover Latin American art

If you are interested in Latin American art, you should go to the MALBA (Museo de Arte Latinoamericano Buenos Aires: The museum houses various permanent and temporary exhibitions and promotes Latin American art and achievements.

Learn about the history

If you are interested in Argentina’s history, visit the Recoleta Cemetery. It’s located in a beautiful park and includes the graves of some of Argentina’s most influential and important people from times gone by, including several presidents, scientists and wealthy characters. Internationally, Eva Perón is one of the best-known people buried here.

To learn more about the recent history of Argentina, go to the Evita Museum. The building is constructed in the French architectural style of the early 20th century.

Visit the seaside town of Tigre

Tigre is a coastal city on the north-eastern shores of Buenos Aires, or the southern shore of the "Rio de la Plata”. One of the appeals of Tigre is the "Puerto de Frutos", where you will find a lot of small stores selling all kinds of ornaments for the house, garden and personal use. Tigre is located about 30 km away from Buenos Aires. You can make the trip by car, bus or train. Before reaching Tigre you will come across San Isidro, an area with lots of parks, colonial buildings including a beautiful Cathedral and all in all a very cosy place.

Take a cruise

Oceania Cruises features two intimate and luxurious 684-passenger ships, Regatta and Insignia. You can choose a cruise from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. The onboard atmosphere of the Oceania Insignia is relaxed and reminiscent of the casual elegance of a private country club. Tuxedos and gowns are never required and you may dine when, where and with whom you choose and enjoy the flexibility that comes from four open seating restaurants.

Discover the city by bike

This will be the right option if you like to discover new places and enjoy sports. You can rent a bike and take a guided tour around the city. You can find more information here: