(Photo by Luis Muñoz)
Head to La Rural in Palermo to check out Expotrastiendas Art Fair, organized by the Argentine association of art galleries.
In the evening don’t miss out on La Bomba del Tiempo a percussion orchestra that has become one of the local absolute musts. For some great post dancing pizza, head to nearby Los Cocos and order a fugazetta pizza, an onion and mozzarella local specialty.
Av. Santa Fe 4201, Palermo
Sarmiento 3131, Abasto
Córdoba, Av. 3303, Almagro
(Photo by reflectification)
Take a guided tour in English at 11am or 4pm of the spectacular Congress Palace.
In the evening the centric and hip Le Bar is serving some of the best drinks in town, and also showcasing a interesting photography exhibit by Pix Talarico.
Palacio de Congreso
Hipólito Yrigoyen 1849, Downtown
Tours available Mon, Tue, Thus, Fri at 11am and 4pm.
Tucuman 422, Downtown
(Photo by Mellagi)
ANDA Responsible Travel is a tour agency that promotes social and environmentally friendly tourism. One of the alternatives they offer is booking one of their experts to discuss in-depth economy, politics, history and culture of Argentina over coffee. Choose one of the city’s historical cafes and get into context. More information here.
In the evening get your dose of tango at Centro Cultural Torquato Tasso where orchestra Ojos de Tango will be playing at 21.30.
Centro Cultural Torquato Tasso
Defensa 1575, San Telmo
(Photo by Luciano Belviso)
For those of you interested in economics and Argentine economic history, head to the Museum of External Debt where you can find out more about the economic evolution of the country. Audio guides in English are offered.
Later on Book your place for the Fierro Hotel’s Thursday wine tasting and sample some great Argentine wines, chosen by the president of the Argentine sommelier association Andres Rosberg and in-house Sommelier Martin Bruno. Tastings cost 25 USD per person and are limited to 7 people.
Jazz fans will get a special treat on Thursday evening as the John Scofield Quartet will be playing at the Gran Rex Theatre starting 9.30pm. Tickets available here.
José E. Uriburu 781, 1st floor, Downtown.
Open: Mon-Fri 11am-7pm
Soler 5862, Palermo
Teatro Gran Rex
Corrientes 857, Downtown.
(Photo by Jackie_oh)
Weather forecasts anticipate a warm sunny day, ideal for a walk in the ecological reserve in Puerto Madero where you can get the best view of the city!
In the evening head to aphrodisiac restaurant Te Mataré Ramirez where a free temporary exhibit of contemporary art is being displayed from 8.30pm onwards. Staying for a rather expensive dinner with an erotic puppet show is also an option.
Av. Tristán Achával Rodriguez 1550
Open: Tue-Sun 8am-6pm
Saturday and Sunday
Gorriti 5054, Palermo
Saturday and Sunday
(Photo by capitanbar)
Head to the off the beaten path Caballito neighborhood where you can visit the natural sciences museum, a large market (Mercado del Progreso) and take a ride on antique trams.