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:
Villa del Parque
Villa General Mitre
Villa Santa Rita
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 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 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.
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 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.