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Accommodation in Buenos Aires
There are plenty of accommodation offers in Buenos Aires. We have put together a list of our favourites close to the venue of the WPCS 2017.
Buenos Aires Must-Dos
Milongas The best, most classic, and inexpensive way to see real tango danced by real people is at a milonga. Classes are often offered before the dances begin. Visit the Parakultural in Salón Canning (Scalabrini Ortiz 1331; tel. 54 11 4832 6753 or 15 5738 3850), La Viruta (Armenia 1366, tel. 54 11 4779 0030), and the Confitería Ideal (Suipacha 384; tel. 54 11 5265 8069).
Recoleta Cemetery A labyrinth of haunting, gorgeous mausoleums belonging to the city’s rich, famous, and powerful families. The most famous tomb is that of Evita Perón, but many others are more interesting. Free English tours on most Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m. Junin 1790; tel. 54 15 5614 8869.
La Boca This neighborhood is famously the place to find two attractions which most, if not all, visitors to Buenos Aires will want to see: the fútbol stadium ‘La Bombonera,’ and Caminito, the colorful artists’ street by the water.
Shopping in Palermo Especially during weekends, the neighborhood of Palermo—and its sub-neighborhoods also known as Palermo Hollywood, Palermo Soho, Palermo Chico, etc.—is abuzz with Argentines shopping in the design and clothing stores and the small artisan market at Plaza Serrano and drinking coffee or wine at sidewalk cafés.
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes The museum in Recoleta dedicates a floor to Argentine art, from Xul Solar to León Ferrari, and features special expositions. Free entrance. Avenida Libertador 1473; tel. 54 11 4803 0802.
Day trip to El Tigre About 20 miles (30 kilometers) outside Buenos Aires is Tigre, a laid-back weekend escape on an island in the Paraná River Delta, where you can stroll tree-lined walkways along the water, far away from the BA bustle. Take a train or bus, or rent a car to get there.
Museo Evita The museum in an early 20th-century mansion in Palermo, is dedicated to the late Argentine first lady Eva Perón, displaying photos, articles, and many of her own possessions, including dresses, shoes, perfume, and jewelry. If you are visiting the Evita museum you should eat at the Restaurant, it has a beautiful garden with plants, flowers and several tables, a very good option when the weather is nice. The menu is a complete one and prices are reasonable. Lafinur 2988; tel. 54 11 4807 0306.