What to do on the next long weekends in the City of Buenos Aires?

What to do on the next long weekends in the City of Buenos Aires?
What to do on the next long weekends in the City of Buenos Aires?

Soccer Dad It will have sports proposals, such as guided visits to the Boca, River and Argentinos Juniors museums; and gastronomic, such as experiences in the themed bars Lo del Diego, in La Boca, and Locos por el futbol, ​​in Recoleta. In addition, other attractions are included such as visiting the Automobile Museum or going to eat at Chichilo, the La Paternal restaurant where Diego Maradona used to have lunch before playing on Sundays.

On the other hand, modern dad It will intersperse cultural activities, such as a breakfast at the Duhau Palace or a guided tour with lunch at the Isaac Fernández Blanco Museum; with shopping tourism in Plaza Armenia and Shopping Los Arcos; and gastronomic experiences such as visiting the Plaza Francia fair and crowning it with a night of drinks at El Boticario.

Cultural Dad It will consist of guided visits to the neighborhood and the Recoleta Cemetery, the Colón Theater, the Modern Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Immigrant Museum; as well as gastronomic experiences at the Caseros and La Biela gastronomic pole.

Finally, the circuit healthy dad It will have proposals for every day, such as bicycle tours throughout the City, lunches in the Japanese Garden, hop tea at the Almagro Beer Spa or visits to the Palermo Rose Garden, among other activities.

What will be the agenda for the second long weekend?

With respect to the proposals for the long weekend from Thursday June 20 to 23, The tourist agenda will include different circuits specifically designed to commemorate Flag Day and experience the beginning of the Copa América in the City of Buenos Aires.

He Thursday 20 A historical circuit will take place with activities representative of the National Day, such as the Belgranian Circuit in Plaza de Mayo, a lunch at the Café de la Masonería Argentina and visits to the Sarmiento Museum. In addition, the football atmosphere will take over the streets of Buenos Aires with a tour of the murals of the National Team, Messi and Maradona in Palermo; shopping trips at sports outlets in Villa Crespo; a lunch in the Club Palermo canteen, a restaurant with a sports atmosphere; and dinners in different gastronomic spaces where it will be possible to enjoy Argentina’s debut in the Copa América.

In turn, the Friday the 21st You can enjoy a cultural circuit with a guided tour with breakfast at the Palacio Paz, a visit to the Monumental Tower in Plaza San Martín, a shopping trip at Galerías Pacífico and a dinner show at Madero Tango. He Saturday 22 There will be a circuit that will show Argentine traditions, such as a tour of the Buenos Aires Museum, a guided tour of the José Hernández Popular Art Museum and a dinner show at Pulpería Quilapan. In addition, it will be possible to witness the Asado Championship, which will be held in Mataderos.

He Saturday June 22, the Grill Fair will be held in Mataderos, a free entry event that will celebrate the rich tradition and constant innovation in the art of grilling. The fair will take place, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., on Av. Lisandro de la Torre between Av. De Los Corrales and Av. Directorio. The event will offer a wide variety of Argentine and fusion food stalls (Mexican, Asian, Jewish, Arabic, among others), an entrepreneur market and artistic shows, bringing this unique and diverse gastronomic offer to neighbors.

Finally, the sunday 23 There will be an agenda with proposals for the whole family, such as a breakfast in Plaza Arenales, in Devoto; a guided tour of the Caballito Museum of Natural Sciences, a ride on the historic Tram and dinner at the Patio de los Lecheros.

It is worth mentioning that the City of Buenos Aires is a member of the Argentina Emerge program, which is valid until June 30 and allows visitors to contract services with promotions and discounts.

The City of Buenos Aires has more than 13,000 gastronomic establishments, 287 theaters, 380 bookstores, and 150 museums. The traditional places stand out but the other side of the City also appears, which continues to be a discovery even for Buenos Aires residents, such as specialty cafes, milonga schools, independent theaters, speakeasy, rooftops.

The Recoleta cemetery adds guided tours on weekends and holidays

Since June, the Recoleta cemetery has offered guided tours in Spanish on weekends and holidays. The City incorporated this free tour from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Eight visits are made each day, starting every hour, starting from the main entrance to the cemetery at Junín 1760, with a maximum of 60 people per tour. To launch this service, the City hired two guides to lead the different contingents.

Foreign visitors must pay an entrance fee to the cemetery of $8,270. For national residents, entry to the Recoleta Cemetery is free. It is worth noting that this proposal is added to the current schedule of free guided tours from Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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The guided tour of Recoleta includes a visit to the most notable pantheons and vaults of the cemetery. Some of the personalities included in the proposal are: Remedios de Escalada de San Martín, Luis Federico Leloir, Julio A. Roca, Eva Duarte de Perón, Domingo F. Sarmiento, Raúl Alfonsín, Juan B. Alberdi and Salvador María Del Carril, among others. In addition, during the one and a half hour visit, the pantheons of Meritorious Citizens and those who fell in the Revolution of 1890 are also visited.

“The Recoleta Cemetery is one of the most relevant tourist places in the City and thousands of people visit it every day. This new measure offers a free proposal to the residents of the City so that everyone can appreciate the historical and heritage value of the place in a close way on weekends and holidays,” said Ignacio Baistrocchi, Minister of Public Space and Urban Hygiene of Buenos Aires.

The Recoleta cemetery, the first public cemetery in the City, constitutes a great work of art and architecture. It is the most visited for its numerous and imposing mausoleums and vaults, belonging to many of the main protagonists of Argentine history. The Recoleta Cemetery was built in 1822 as the first public cemetery in the City and its layout is the work of the French engineer Próspero Catelin.

It is located in the Recoleta neighborhood, which owes its name to the fact that the convent of the Recollect monks was located there. The Basilica Nuestra Señora del Pilar belonged to this congregation and it was in the old orchard of the Basilica that the cemetery was built.

Throughout its five hectares of surface, the imposing vaults and mausoleums belonging to many of the great protagonists of Argentine history stand out: political leaders, former presidents of the Nation, writers, Nobel Prize winners, athletes and businessmen. Some of the most visited tombs are those of Eva Perón (Evita), Luis Federico Leloir and Adolfo Bioy Casares, among others.

Decorated with marble and sculptures, the buildings that make up the Recoleta heritage complex are the work of prominent architects and artists. More than 90 vaults have been declared National Historic Monuments.

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