41 Sights in Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 41 sights are available in Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Sightseeing Tours in Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

1. La Iglesia de Jesucristo de los Santos de los Últimos Días

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, informally known as the LDS Church or Mormon Church, is a restorationist nontrinitarian Christian denomination of the Mormon tradition. The church is headquartered in the United States in Salt Lake City, Utah and has established congregations and built temples worldwide. According to the church, it has over 17 million members and 62,544 full-time volunteer missionaries. Based on these numbers, the church is the fourth-largest Christian denomination in the United States as of 2012, after the Catholic Church, Southern Baptist Convention and United Methodist Church, and reported over 6.7 million US members as of 2021. It is by far the largest denomination in the Latter Day Saint movement founded by Joseph Smith during the early 19th-century period of religious revival known as the Second Great Awakening.

Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (EN)

2. Statue of Anne Frank

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Statue of Anne Frank

Annelies Marie Frank was a German-born Jewish girl who kept a diary in which she documented life in hiding under Nazi persecution. She is a celebrated diarist who described everyday life from her family hiding place in an Amsterdam attic. One of the most-discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust, she gained fame posthumously with the 1947 publication of The Diary of a Young Girl, in which she documents her life in hiding from 1942 to 1944, during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. It is one of the world's best-known books and has been the basis for several plays and films.

Wikipedia: Anne Frank (EN)

3. Museo Casa de Ricardo Rojas

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In 1927 Ricardo Rojas commissioned the construction of his house to the architect Ángel Guido, giving rise to the meeting of two protagonists of the national culture. Rojas called for the construction to be based on his book Eurindia, which proposed a new interpretation of American history. The house of Charcas at 2837, whose façade bears a strong resemblance to La Casa de Tucumán, was home to the writer from 1929 to 1957. It currently belongs to the National State, in response to Rojas' own request that the house be converted into a museum after his death and that of his wife.

Wikipedia: Casa de Ricardo Rojas (ES), Website

4. Pink House

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Pink House Lars Curfs (Grashoofd) / CC BY-SA 3.0 nl

The Casa Rosada is the office of the president of Argentina. The palatial mansion is known officially as Casa de Gobierno. Normally, the president lives at the Quinta de Olivos, the official residence of the president of Argentina, which is located in Olivos, Greater Buenos Aires. The characteristic color of the Casa Rosada is baby pink, and it is considered one of the most emblematic buildings in Buenos Aires. The building also houses a museum, which contains objects relating to former presidents of Argentina. It has been declared a National Historic Monument of Argentina.

Wikipedia: Casa Rosada (EN), Website

5. National Library Mariano Moreno

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National Library Mariano Moreno

The Mariano Moreno National Library, usually called the National Library, is the most important library in Argentina. It was created in 1810 by the First Board as a public library in the Cabildo of Buenos Aires. It was later nationalized. In 1996, it was granted the status of decentralized and autarkic body and it was established that its objectives are "to guard, increase, preserve, record and disseminate the printed memory of culture" of the country. Its headquarters are located in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Recoleta.

Wikipedia: Biblioteca Nacional de la República Argentina (ES)

6. Carlos Gardel

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Carlos Gardel

Carlos Gardel was a French-born Argentine singer, songwriter, composer and actor, and the most prominent figure in the history of tango. He was one of the most influential interpreters of world popular music in the first half of the 20th century. Gardel is the most famous popular tango singer of all time and is recognized throughout the world. He was notable for his baritone voice and the dramatic phrasing of his lyrics. Together with lyricist and long-time collaborator Alfredo Le Pera, Gardel wrote several classic tangos.

Wikipedia: Carlos Gardel (EN)

7. Edificio Kavanagh

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The Kavanagh Building is a residential skyscraper in Retiro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Designed in 1934 by architects Gregorio Sánchez, Ernesto Lagos and Luis María de la Torre, it is considered a pinnacle of modernist architecture. At the time of its inauguration in 1936, the Kavanagh was the tallest building in Latin America surpassing the Palacio Salvo built in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1928, as well as the tallest building in the world with a reinforced concrete structure.

Wikipedia: Kavanagh Building (EN)

8. Alferez José María Sobral

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Alferez José María Sobral

Alférez de Navío José María Sobral was an Argentine explorer, geologist, naval officer and author who rose to prominence by participating in the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (1901–1904) becoming the first Argentine to overwinter in Antarctica. Later he pursued studies at Uppsala University becoming the first Argentine to obtain a geology degree. Sobral worked briefly as ambassador to Norway in 1930 before returning to Argentina to work at YPF.

Wikipedia: José María Sobral (EN)

9. Recoleta Cemetry

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La Recoleta Cemetery is a cemetery located in the Recoleta neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It contains the graves of notable people, including Eva Perón, presidents of Argentina, Nobel Prize winners, the founder of the Argentine Navy, and military commanders like Julio Argentino Roca. In 2011, the BBC hailed it as one of the world's best cemeteries, and in 2013, CNN listed it among the 10 most beautiful cemeteries in the world.

Wikipedia: La Recoleta Cemetery (EN)

10. Museo Sitio de Memoria ESMA

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Museo Sitio de Memoria ESMA Camilo Del Cerro / CC BY-SA 4.0

The ESMA Memory Site Museum is a site museum located in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, in the property called Space for Memory and for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights, where previously operated the School of Mechanics of the Navy, place that during the last civic-military dictatorship was one of the clandestine detention centers, The largest torture and extermination in Argentina.

Wikipedia: Museo Sitio de Memoria ESMA (ES), Website

11. Palacio Barolo

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Palacio Barolo is a landmark office building, located at 1370 Avenida de Mayo, in the neighborhood of Montserrat, Buenos Aires, Argentina. It stood as Buenos Aires' tallest building for more than a decade until the construction of the Kavanagh Building in 1936. Its twin brother, Palacio Salvo, is a building designed and erected in Eclectic style, built by the same architect in Montevideo.

Wikipedia: Palacio Barolo (EN)

12. Galileo Galilei

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Galileo Galilei

Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaiuti de' Galilei was an Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer, sometimes described as a polymath. Commonly referred to as Galileo, his name is pronounced. He was born in the city of Pisa, then part of the Duchy of Florence. Galileo has been called the father of observational astronomy, modern-era classical physics, the scientific method, and modern science.

Wikipedia: Galileo Galilei (EN)

13. Antigua Sede del Congreso Nacional

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Antigua Sede del Congreso Nacional

The Old National Congress is the first seat of the Congress of the Argentine Nation, inaugurated in 1864 by President Bartolomé Mitre and closed in 1905, when the sessions were moved to the current Palace of Congress. It was located in Plaza de Mayo, on the corner of the current Balcarce and Hipólito Yrigoyen streets, a few meters from the Casa Rosada, seat of the Executive Power.

Wikipedia: Antiguo Congreso Nacional (Argentina) (ES)

14. Plazoleta del Mercado Modelo

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Plazoleta del Mercado Modelo

The Mercado Modelo was a shopping center that was located in front of the Plaza Lorea in Buenos Aires. Its short existence ended with the opening of Avenida de Mayo, when it was demolished. In 1883 the New Model Market was inaugurated, on the corner of Sarmiento and Montevideo streets, which operated until its demolition in 1889. Today its place is occupied by the Paseo La Plaza.

Wikipedia: Mercado Modelo (Buenos Aires) (ES)

15. Paseo de los Justos

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Paseo de los Justos

Righteous Among the Nations is an honorific used by the State of Israel to describe non-Jews who risked their lives during the Holocaust to save Jews from extermination by the Nazis for altruistic reasons. The term originates with the concept of "righteous gentiles", a term used in rabbinic Judaism to refer to non-Jews, called ger toshav, who abide by the Seven Laws of Noah.

Wikipedia: Righteous Among the Nations (EN), Website

16. Torre de los Ingleses

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Torre Monumental, formerly known as Torre de los Ingleses, is a clock tower located in the barrio (district) of Retiro in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is situated in the Plaza Fuerza Aérea Argentina by Avenida San Martín and Avenida del Libertador. It was a gift from the local British community to the city in commemoration of the centennial of the May Revolution of 1810.

Wikipedia: Torre Monumental (EN)

17. Plazoleta Julián Besteiro

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Plazoleta Julián Besteiro

Julián Besteiro Fernández was a Spanish socialist politician, elected to the Cortes Generales and in 1931 as Speaker of the Constituent Cortes of the Spanish Republic. He also was elected several times to the town council of Madrid. During the same period, he was a university professor of philosophy and logic, and dean of the department at the University of Madrid.

Wikipedia: Julián Besteiro (EN)

18. Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Photograph: Leon A. Perskie digitization: FDR Presidential Library & Museum / CC BY 2.0

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known as FDR, was an American statesman and politician who served as the 32nd president of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945. He previously served as the 44th governor of New York from 1929 to 1932, the Assistant Secretary of the Navy from 1913 to 1920, and a member of the New York State Senate from 1911 to 1913.

Wikipedia: Franklin D. Roosevelt (EN)

19. Espacio Memoria y Derechos Humanos

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Espacio Memoria y Derechos Humanos ownwork / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Space for Memory and for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights is the name by which it is known since 2004 to the property of the City of Buenos Aires where the School of Mechanics of the Navy operated until 1998, used as one of the main clandestine detention centers by the last civic-military dictatorship that ruled Argentina between 1976 and 1983.

Wikipedia: Espacio Memoria y Derechos Humanos (ES), Website

20. Metropolitan Cathedral

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The Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral is the main Catholic church in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is located in the city center, overlooking Plaza de Mayo, on the corner of San Martín and Rivadavia streets, in the San Nicolás neighbourhood. It is the mother church of the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires and the primatial church of Argentina.

Wikipedia: Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral (EN), Website

21. Plazoleta San Francisco

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The Basilica and Convent of San Francisco de Asís is a Catholic temple located at 380 Alsina Street, in the historic center of the city of Buenos Aires (Argentina), Monserrat neighborhood. It belonged to the order of the Franciscans, the first to receive a piece of land in the settlement founded by Juan de Garay in 1580.

Wikipedia: Basílica de San Francisco (Buenos Aires) (ES)

22. Soldado del Ejército Argentino

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Soldado del Ejército Argentino Unknown authorUnknown author / CC BY 4.0

The Argentine Army is the land force branch of the Armed Forces of the Argentine Republic and the senior military service of Argentina. Under the Argentine Constitution, the president of Argentina is the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces, exercising his or her command authority through the Minister of Defense.

Wikipedia: Argentine Army (EN)

23. Plaza Monserrat

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Monserrat or Montserrat is a neighbourhood in the east of the Buenos Aires CBD. The district features some of the most important public buildings in Buenos Aires, including city hall, the city legislature, Casa Rosada, the Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires and the Libertador Building, among others.

Wikipedia: Monserrat, Buenos Aires (EN)

24. Plaza Lorea

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Congressional Plaza is a public park facing the Argentine Congress in Buenos Aires. The plaza is part of a 3 hectare open space comprising three adjoining plazas to the east of the Congress building. The Kilometre Zero for all Argentine National Highways is marked on a milestone at the Plaza.

Wikipedia: Congressional Plaza (EN), Website

25. Faena Arts Center

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Faena Arts Center Gobierno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires / CC BY 2.5 ar

Faena Art Center is the cultural center of the Faena District Buenos Aires, a residential and cultural community in the Puerto Madero waterfront in Buenos Aires developed by the Faena Group and opened in September 2011. Alan Faena founded the center. Ximena Caminos is the Executive Director.

Wikipedia: Faena Arts Center (EN), Website

26. Francisco Pascasio Moreno

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Francisco Pascasio Moreno

Francisco Pascasio Moreno was a prominent explorer and academic in Argentina, where he is usually referred to as Perito Moreno. Perito Moreno has been credited as one of the most influential figures in the Argentine incorporation of large parts of Patagonia and its subsequent development.

Wikipedia: Francisco Moreno (EN)

27. Museo Malvinas e Islas del Atlántico Sur

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The Malvinas and South Atlantic Islands Museum was created in June 2014 by the Argentine government and operates on the property that belonged to the School of Mechanics of the Navy, in Buenos Aires, since June 10. The museum depends on the Ministry of Culture of the Nation.

Wikipedia: Museo Malvinas e Islas del Atlántico Sur (ES), Website

28. Buque Museo Fragata A.R.A. 'Presidente Sarmiento'

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ARA Presidente Sarmiento is a museum ship in Argentina, originally built as a training ship for the Argentine Navy and named after Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, the seventh President of Argentina. She is considered to be the last intact cruising training ship from the 1890s.

Wikipedia: ARA Presidente Sarmiento (EN)

29. Equestrian monument to General Manuel Belgrano

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Equestrian monument to General Manuel Belgrano Louis-Robert Carrier-Belleuse (1848-1913) Photo by w:es:Usuario:Barcex. / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Equestrian monument to General Manuel Belgrano is a landmark of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is located at Plaza de Mayo, in front of the Casa Rosada. It depicts General Manuel Belgrano holding the Flag of Argentina, and it is made of bronze over a pedestal of granite.

Wikipedia: Equestrian monument to General Manuel Belgrano (EN)

30. Monumento de los Españoles

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Monumento de los EspañolesGelpgim22 (Sergio Panei Pitrau) / CC BY 3.0

The Monument to the Carta Magna and Four Regions of Argentina is located in the intersection of Del Libertador and Sarmiento Avenues, a landmark site in the Palermo, a neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is commonly referred to as the Monument of the Spanish.

Wikipedia: Monument to the Carta Magna and Four Regions of Argentina (EN)

31. El Pueblo Armenio a la Nación Argentina

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A khachkar, also known as a khatchkar or Armenian cross-stone is a carved, memorial stele bearing a cross, and often with additional motifs such as rosettes, interlaces, and botanical motifs. Khachkars are characteristic of medieval Christian Armenian art.

Wikipedia: Khachkar (EN)

32. Casa Mínima

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In the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina is known as the minimum house to a house located at number 380 Pasaje San Lorenzo, neighborhood of San Telmo. With only 3.27 meters wide and 13 meters deep, it has the particularity of being the narrowest in the city.

Wikipedia: La casa mínima (ES)

33. Parque La Isla de la Paternal

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La Paternal or Paternal is a neighborhood or district in the centre of Buenos Aires city, Argentina. It was founded in 1904 by a city decree (decreto) and was named 'La Paternal' after the train station in the neighbourhood, a former industrial zone.

Wikipedia: La Paternal, Buenos Aires (EN)

34. Jardín Botánico Carlos Thays

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Jardín Botánico Carlos Thays

The Buenos Aires Botanical Garden is a botanical garden located in the Palermo neighborhood of Buenos Aires in Argentina. The garden is triangular in shape, and is bounded by Santa Fe Avenue, Las Heras Avenue and República Árabe Siria Street.

Wikipedia: Buenos Aires Botanical Garden (EN)

35. Cabildo de Buenos Aires

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Cabildo de Buenos Aires

The Cabildo of Buenos Aires is the public building in Buenos Aires that was used as seat of the town council during the colonial era and the government house of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata. Today the building is used as a museum.

Wikipedia: Cabildo of Buenos Aires (EN), Website

36. Primer partido de fútbol en Sudamérica

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Primer partido de fútbol en Sudamérica

The Buenos Aires Cricket Club Ground was a cricket field in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The ground, located in the Palermo district, gained historic relevance because the first football and rugby union matches in Argentina were played there.

Wikipedia: Buenos Aires Cricket Club Ground (EN), Website

37. Plaza Miserere

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Plaza de Miserere is one of the main plazas (squares) of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is located alongside the Once de Septiembre Station of the Ferrocarril Domingo Faustino Sarmiento in the heart of the Balvanera neighborhood.

Wikipedia: Plaza Miserere (EN)

38. Plaza Roma

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Plaza Roma is a public green space in the center of the City of Buenos Aires. It is located on the axis of Avenida Leandro N. Alem and in an area of high building density where the glazed towers of corporate offices stand out.

Wikipedia: Plaza Roma (ES)

39. Centro Cultural Kirchner

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The Buenos Aires Central Post Office building, now the Kirchner Cultural Centre, was the seat of the Correo Argentino until 2005. It is located in the San Nicolás, Buenos Aires neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Wikipedia: Buenos Aires Central Post Office (EN)

40. Centro Cultural Islámico Rey Fahd

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The Islamic Cultural Center "Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd in Argentina" is a mosque and center for Islamic culture located in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is named after King Fahd of Saudi Arabia.

Wikipedia: King Fahd Islamic Cultural Center (EN), Website

41. Ofrenda floral a Sarmiento

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Wreath the wreath is a towering relief on marble made in 1915 by French É milepeynot, representing the famous Argentine politician Sunday faustino sarmiento receiving flowers from a group of children.

Wikipedia: Ofrenda floral a Sarmiento (ES)


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