Barrios in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is made up of neighbourhoods, or ‘barrios’ as you’ll hear them being called here. The different neighbourhoods in Buenos Aires consist of:

Almagro,

Balvanera

Agronomia

Barracas

Belgrano

Boedo

Caballito

Chacarita

Coghlan

Colegiales

Constitucion

Flores

Floresta

La Boca

La Paternal

Liniers

Mataderos

Monte Castro

Montserrat

Nueva Pompeya

Nunez

Palermo

Parque Avellaneda

Parque Chacabuco

Parque Chas

Parque Patricios

Puerto Madero

Recoleta

Retiro

Saavedra

San Cristobal

San Nicolas

San Telmo

Velez Sarsfield

Versalles

Villa Crespo

Villa del Parque

Villa Devoto

Villa Luro

Villa General Mitre

Villa Lugano

Villa Ortuzar

Villa Pueyrredon

Villa Real

Villa Reachuelo

Villa Santa Rita

Villa Soldati

Villa Urquiza

 

Many of them are more well known than others. If you’re living in Buenos Aires, you’ve most likely heard of many. But coming in from abroad, it’s understandable that you may not know too much about them. rest assured that upon arrival in Buenos Aires you will soon be aware of the classic places to visit.

The crest of Palermo

Although each neighbourhood offers it’s own unique and beautiful story, the ones you will just have to visit include: San Telmo, Palermo, La Boca, Belgrano, Caballlito and Puerto Madero.

La Boca

La Boca became famous as the place of arrival of the inmirgants. It is home to the La Boca football ground or ‘bombonera’, along with the colourful walkways. Here you can buy trinkets to take home, or watch an outdoor tango show.

 

San Telmo

San Telmo is an old, classic and traditional neighbourhood in Buenos Aires full to the brim with history, tango, wine, parrillas and colours. Pop down on a Sunday to catch the San Telmo Market.

The great online newspaper The Argentina Independent  usually has stories and tips regarding the historic parts of San Telmo.

 

http://www.buenosaires.gob.ar/ciudad-de-buenos-aires/barrios

 

Palermo

Palermo has now because one of the most fashionable areas of Buenos Aires. Full of life and young people going out until 7am the next morning. You may hear people differentiating between the different parts of the area with ‘Palermo Soho, Alto Palermo’ and ‘Palermo Viejo’.

 

Take a walk around the parks or maybe Plaza Serrano and you can find yourself trying a steak or maybe tasting some wine.

 

Puerto Madero

Puerto Madero is probably known as the most modern and cleanest part of the city. Constructed by Roca (ex president), it has now become a classy place to stroll around, have dinner, go for a run, or book a night in a hotel.

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