Recoleta travel, buenos aires tours
Recoleta travel, buenos aires tours
Recoleta travel, buenos aires tours


It is a central residential neighbourhood of Buenos Aires. It is known for its history and the quality of its architecture. This place has aristocratic residences surrounded by beautiful gardens and squares. Its green colours and impressive buildings capture all the attention. The most important tourist attraction in this area is the Recoleta Cemetery, where some of the most important people in Argentinean history are buried, such as Eva Perón. It is the perfect place to learn more about the history of Argentina, and admire the impressive tombs and mausoleums.

Travel to Recoleta

Indulging in the Elegance and Sophistication of Recoleta, Buenos Aires' Upscale and Historic Neighborhood.

Visiting Recoleta

As for activities and excursions, you can take a tour around the most important tourist spots in Recoleta, such as the previously mentioned Cemetery; and the National Museum of Fine Arts, which has a very diverse heritage, which includes more than 12000 pieces, including paintings, sculptures, drawings, engravings, textiles and objects. In this museum you can appreciate works by Argentinean painters such as, for example, Quinquela Martín.

Recoleta Attractions

Other tourist attractions in this elegant neighbourhood:

  • Our Lady of Pilar Church
  • Palais de Glace
  • Recoleta Cultural Centre
  • France Square
  • National Library of Buenos Aires
  • El Ateneo Grand Splendid: it is the biggest bookstore in South America. It was chosen as the second best bookstore in the world and National Geographic highlighted it as the most beautiful one.
  • La Biela Bar
  • Gomero de La Recoleta: the oldest tree in the city of Buenos Aires.
  • Monumento Floralis Genérica (the flower): this imposing 20-metre high sculpture dominates the United Nations Square, it opens and closes depending on the sunlight it receives.
  • Faculty of Law
  • Carlos Thays Park
  • Bars

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More info about Recoleta

To sleep in Recoleta, there is a wide variety of options, from luxury hotels to hostels, inns, bed and breakfasts and guest houses.
To get around the area it is advisable to use public transport such as the underground or buses. However, another option is to use private transport services such as taxis, Uber or Cabify. Also, from Argentina Pura we can provide you with a private car.
As for food, Recoleta is known for its restaurants with a wide variety of local and international cuisine, from traditional Argentinean grill to French and Creole cuisine. Vegetarian and vegan options can also be found in some of the neighbourhood’s restaurants.
Recoleta is the perfect place for those looking for a cultural and historical experience, surrounded by elegant buildings, monuments and a sophisticated atmosphere.

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