This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

(Photo by 16 Miles of String)

Start the week, and the month, by checking out the stunning Yayoi Kusama exhibit at the MALBAAvenida Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Recoleta. 

In the evening, Hernán Gipponi Restaurant will be setting eighteen places for the new One Table event in which seasonal market ingredients, wine, great company and the knowledge and good taste of our chef merge for an unforgettable dining experience. Book your place at 3220-6820.

Tuesday

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Get a general overview of the city on one of the free walking tours led by Jonathan, an Englishman in love with BA! Tours start at 11am at the center of Plaza Italia by the Garibaldi Horse monument and cover the areas of Almagro, Congress and Plaza de Mayo using local transport to get around. More information here.

In the evening, the Colón Theatre will be staging a ballet production of Carmen. Tickets here.

Wednesday

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Rain is forecast for Wednesday, so why not cozy-up at one of the city’s traditional cafés and people watch, read or meet with one of ANDA Responsible Travel experts to discuss in-depth economy, politics, history and culture of Argentina over coffee? More information here.

 In the evening, the Colón Theatre will be staging a ballet production of Carmen. Tickets here.

Thursday

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One of the architectural landmarks of the city is the famous Palacio Barolo. Guided tours are available Mondays and Thursdays from 4pm to 7pm and evening guided tours on Mondays and Wednesdays at 8pm and Thursdays at 8.30pm includes tasting of an awarded wine and a national delicacy. More information here.

In the evening, the Colón Theatre will be staging a ballet production of Carmen. Tickets here.

Friday

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The Casa del Historiador is the oldest colonial structure in the city and is open for visitors to get a taste of the local history and what colonial life was all about. Plus, the San Telmo site has a great café inside, La Perichona, which serves delicious lunches and afternoon snacks. Venezuela 469, San Telmo. 4974-0265.  info@laperichona.com

In the evening, stop by Fierro Hotel where the monthly happy hour will be taking place, with fire and marshmallows in honor of winter! Soler 5862, Palermo Hollywood. 3220-6800. Fierro Happy hour has been postponed until nxt Friday due to bad weather.

Saturday and Sunday

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Remember to make a reservation for Hernán Gipponi’s unique must-try brunch, served on Saturdays and Sundays! Soler 5862, Palermo Hollywood. 3220-6800.  info@hgrestaurant.com.ar.

On Saturday, the Caminos y Sabores Fair kicks off until the 9th of July. Typical local cuisine and flavors from around the country are featured in this annual food and crafts fair.

On Saturday evening, Diana Ross will be staging a live show at the Luna Park. Tickets here.

Typical weekend activities in Buenos Aires include the San Telmo Antique Market and gaucho fun at Feria de Mataderos!

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