Tips & Tricks
Galerias Pacifico (Calle Florida y Avenida Córdoba, Buenos Aires) – this high-end shopping center, which is housed in a Victorian-era structure modeled after Bon Marché department store in Paris, has over 150 retailers (such as Bobbi Brown, Chanel, Estée Lauder, Hugo Boss, Lancôme, Levi’s, Lindt, L’Occitant, Maidenform-Perlea, Nike Stop, Revlon, Rochas, Samsung, Sony Center, Swatch, […]
Paseo Alcorta (Av. Pres. Figueroa Alcorta y Salguero. Palermo, Buenos Aires) – this is another popular shopping center in Buenos Aires – this time in the Palermo district. This four-level shopping center has the distinction of having a supermarket as its anchor store. In addition, it provides tourists with free transportation from their hotels (and […]
Boca Juniors Stadium (Calle Brandsen 800, Buenos Aires) – known locally as “La Bombonera”, this is the home of the famed Boca Junior football team. La Bombonera is one of the most famous sites in Buenos Aires and home to some of Argentina’s most famous football players. The atmosphere on game day is absolutely electric […]
Alto Palermo (Calles Santa Fe y Coronel Diaz, Palermo, Buenos Aires) — opened in 1990 and renovated in 2008, Alto Palermo has various retailers (mainly clothing, and mainly aimed at women shoppers). Such stores include Zara, Tommy Hilfiger, La Parfumerie, Timberland, Rouge, Mac, Gap and New Man. There’s also a Starbucks if you find yourself […]
Club One (Adolfo Alsina 940, Buenos Aires) – this nightspot, like Crobar and Pacha, draws in a regular roster of international House music DJs (such as Fedde Le Grand, Sven Vath, Loco Dice, Sander Kleinenberg, and James Zabiela).
Abasto Shopping (Corrientes 3247, Abasto, Buenos Aires) – this is the city’s largest shopping center (with over 230 retailers, along with movie theaters and a large food court). Retailers include Adidas, Billabong, Citroën (car dealership), Converse, Crocs, Daniel Hechter, L’Oreal, Lacoste, Levi’s, MAC, Peugeot (car dealership), Puma, Renault (car dealership), Swarovski, Timberland, Volkswagen (car dealership), […]