What to do in Buenos Aires while learning Spanish

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What to do in Buenos Aires while learning Spanish

Thursday May 13, 2021 - Posted by admin

Buenos Aires – the beautiful capital of Argentina – is a very interesting and intriguing city. Did you pick Buenos Aires as a destination for a Spanish course in Argentina? You won’t regret it! Not only will you learn loads of Spanish here, with fun Argentine slang included – you will never be bored, not a single afternoon. There is so much to see and do in this stunning metropole!!! So, what to do in Buenos Aires while learning Spanish?

What to do in Buenos Aires while learning Spanish

5 fun activities for beginners

For being green?

The Bosques de Palermo are a green zone of 25ha situated in the neighbourhood of Palermo, in the middle of the city! The area is well-known for its groves, lakes, and rose gardens. Every day, the Argentinians appropriate the place, on foot or by bike. You can also take a ride in a rowboat on one of three artificial lakes. In this area of Buenos Aires, there are the peaceful Japanese Garden, the lovely Rose Garden with its Andalusian Patio, the entertaining Zoological Gardens, and the relaxing Botanical Gardens! The Bosques de Palermo are an urban oasis, and it’s perfect for escaping from the crowds and the busy streets of the city!

Bosques de Palermo Buenos Aires

For the artistic fiber: El Caminito

This old storage track has become the most famous street in Buenos Aires! It has already inspired in the 1920’s Juan de Dios Filiberto, who composed a tango called Caminito! Then, in the 1950s, the street theatre appeared, and in the 1970s, the population with its artistic side got the authorization to show the art in the street, then the houses became multi-coloured.

This street 100 meters long became a symbol, and the pedestrian street is now considered an outdoor museum! You can enjoy singers and dancers of tango, acquire the craftsmen’s works, admire paints, ceramics and the representations of prominent figures of Argentine history as Carlos Gardel and Maradona. This place is definitely unique and irreplaceable! El Caminito is located in the popular neighbourhood La Boca.

For the History: Plaza de Mayo

The Plaza de Mayo is the heart of Buenos Aires! The name is a tribute to 25th May 1810, the creation of the first Argentinian independent government. Important events of Argentina history have taken place there: the demonstration of The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, and the manifestation for the Democracy in the ’80s…

Nowadays, Plaza de Mayo is still a meeting place for various manifestations. It’s also the starting point to visit some of the most celebrated landmarks, La Casa Rosada or The Cabildo!

For the curious: Recoleta cemetery

More than 4800 tombs on 55 000 square meters! Built by Bernardino Rivadavia and opened in 1822, the cemetery la Recoleta hosts the remains of famous people and influential families of Buenos Aires, as Alvear or Sarmiento! Seventy of those tombs are classified as historical and cultural monuments. You enter the cemetery through a splendid portal, from where you can see several impasses. The place looks like a small village that combines luxury and solemnity. The most famous buried here is probably Eva Peron! This place is singular, the atmosphere as well; it’s definitely worth a visit!

Recoleta Buenos Aires

For the architecture: Teatro Colon

Inaugurated in 1908, after 20 years of work, the Teatro Colon is one of the most magnificent buildings in Buenos Aires and one of the most beautiful theatres in the world! In fact, in 1914, it’s the third opera after the Garnier Opera house in Paris and the opera in Vienna. It has welcomed the most prestigious artists as Maria Callas, Caruso, Igor Stravinsky and many others! The concert hall has almost 4000 seats, spread over six floors, and the acoustic is closed from perfection! Everything evokes luxury and greatness, the chairs in red velvet, the lodges with private bathroom, the candlestick… Recommend strongly to all the music listeners!

This is where our “What to do in Buenos Aires while learning Spanish” list ends. Do you have more tips or suggestions? Leave in the comments!

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