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  • El Boliche de Roberto

    It ain’t pretty, but it’s one of the best places to hear tango music without the distraction of clicking three-inch heels. Famed singers like Osval... More
  • El Viejo Correo

    Located on the Parque Centenario, this authentic, neighborhood milonga that is very much not oriented towards tourists features one large tango pat... More
  • El Zanjón

    Historic in architectural form, this museum and event space is housed in a 178-year-old mansion–turned–boarding house that once sat atop the city’s... More
  • Español Andando

    One of the dullest aspects of learning a new language is that it’s often presented as dry grammar in a classroom, shorn of all relationship to real... More
  • Feria de Recoleta

    Look beyond the T-shirts and ponchos at this weekend market and you’ll unearth etched silver-topped boxes and handcrafted jewelry. The charm of the... More
  • Flabella Tango

    Of the many shops specializing in tango clothing and shoes—custom-made or not—Flabella Tango, where around $60 will buy a pair of glittery bright- ... More
  • Gil Antigüedades

    Right off Plaza Dorrego is Gil Antigüedades, an unexpected dreamworld of vintage clothing. Head downstairs for row upon row of exquisite 1940’s bea... More
  • Global Refund

    Upon departure, non-citizens are entitled to a cash refund of the 21 percent VAT tax paid on commercial purchases of more than 70 pesos (US$18). Th... More
  • Gran Bar Danzon

    Stop by for a glass of Malbec and some tapas at this industrial, concrete-walled wine bar, softened by thousands of candles placed all around. Cre... More
  • HB Antiques

    As Recoleta mansions were carved into progressively smaller apartments after World War II, the city found itself awash in Art Deco furniture sold b... More
  • Hielo y Adventuras

    The outfitter runs two daily excursions to Perito Moreno Glacier that include a trek across the ice. More
  • Hike to the Cascada de los Césares

    Take a short uphill hike to the Cascada de los Césares, a waterfall on a stream that flows into Lake Mascardi from a much smaller lake nestled in a... More
  • Hipódromo Argentino de Palermo

    Pretty without being pretentious, the Buenos Aires horse-racing track bears witness to the elegance that once surrounded the sport. The track and i... More
  • Humawaca

    For years, Argentine leather goods were (in)famous for combining good materials with bad design, something that people like Humawaca cofounder Ingr... More
  • InterBaires Free Shop

    It’s actually quite spectacular and literally impossible to avoid (you must pass through it to get to departures gates), so you may as well browse ... More

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