Things to Do in Argentina

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Lined with theaters, concert halls, secondhand bookstores, pizzerias and not a single damn tree, the half dozen blocks of Corrientes on either side of... Read More

Because it’s not funky or newsworthy or groundbreaking, Argentina’s National Fine Arts Museum sometimes gets forgotten. This is a shame. Nowhere else... Read More

Few of the exhibits in Argentina’s National Museum of Decorative Art match the grandeur of the mansion in which they are housed, an eclectic stunner of... Read More

Better known as Ezeiza International Airport, or simply Ezeiza, Argentina’s principal international airport sits 26 miles to the southwest of the... Read More

Hybrid Spanish and Tango courses spice up language learning with five weekly lessons at one of the city’s best dance schools. Read More

Modest Almagro, reportedly the birthplace of the tango, is known for its dance halls, which cater to a mix of tourists and locals. Here you’ll... Read More

If nothing else, it’s a nice story: Oregon native Daniel Karlin visited Buenos Aires in 2004, met his future wife within 36 hours, set up a wine tasting... Read More

The satisfying aroma of leather greets you as you enter Arandú, which is dedicated to handicrafts. Stock up on woven bracelets, suede hunting... Read More

The smell of leather is intoxicating in this upmarket talabartería, which literally means saddlery. Release your inner gaucho (and max out your credit... Read More

On the platform in the subway station between Buenos Aires’s court buildings and the famous Teatro Colón, the Cartala brothers’... Read More

Some 25 years ago, antiquarian Ricardo Paz visited the dry forest of northern Argentina and found villages of artisans turning out colorful textiles and... Read More

From the hobbit-sized chairs suspended from the ceiling to the late-19th-century textiles hanging on the walls, everything in this extraordinary... Read More

Amid San Telmo's antiques galleries, ArtePampa sells pre-Columbian-style dolls, llama-motif mirrors, and lampshades of lacquered, textured paper, all... Read More

If you need to change money upon arrival, head to this national bank, which offers the best exchange rates in the airport (avoid the Global Exchange... Read More

End the night at the atmospheric El Federal, a watering hole open since 1864. Read More

No trip to the city that gave birth to the sultry tango would be complete without taking in a live show. This tiny club, with its black-and-white dance... Read More

The striking red-and-gold Baroque San Francisco Church was built in 1625. Read More

Recharge with a frothy concoction (grapefruit-lemongrass-spirulina, perhaps) at this new juice bar, adored by the neighborhood’s skinny-jeans... Read More

The dramatic winery was built to resemble a Mayan temple. Read More

Owner and enologist José Luis Mounier worked 18 years at Bodegas Etchart, Salta’s largest producer, before planting grapes on a slope he... Read More

Winemaker Michel Rolland has created superb Malbec and Cabernet blends at this boutique Argentinian winery. Read More

The selection of vinos at this well-curated wine store includes everything from upmarket labels like Catena Zapata (try the 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon) to... Read More

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