Snap Guide: Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires hotels, Buenos Aires restaurants, Buenos Aires attractions.

By , Tuesday, Sep 20, 2005, 4:26 PM

Buenos Aires is a breath of old Europe within Latin America, and a captivating city of contrasts. The city's resilient, tango-dancing residents, porteños, survived a dictatorship, corrupt governments, and the colossal effects of the 2001 peso devaluation with their dignity intact. Today, elegant boulevards, Old World cafés, charming bohemian neighborhoods, and up-until-dawn nightlife conspire to make Argentina's capital one of the world's great cultural playgrounds. Start here.

AIRPORTS

 

  • Aeropuerto Internacional Ministro Pistarini de Ezeiza
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  • Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
  • TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM AIRPORTS

     

  • General Information
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  • Manuel Tienda León Bus Company
  • CITY LINKS

     

  • City of Buenos Aires
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  • Easy Buenos Aires City Very detailed and useful guide
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  • Mi Buenos Aires Querido Neighborhoods, history, and travel tips
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  • The Gay Guide
  • EVENTS

     

  • Buenos Aires Tango Festival Late February-early March
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  • Buenos Aires Book Fair April and May
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  • Exposición Rural Livestock exhibitions and horseshows, late July-early August
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  • Gay Pride Parade Early November
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  • Fiesta de la Tradición, Argentina's biggest gaucho celebration, early November

  • Miami Snap Guide
    Download our eight-page mini-guide to all things Buenos Aires. Just print, fold, and go—it's a snap! If you don't already have it, you will need Adobe Acrobat, a free (and easy!) plug-in, to read the guide
  • Download the Snap Guide
  • Read the Snap Guide online
  • Download Adobe Acrobat