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Obelisk of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires is a bit like my home city of Melbourne in that it’s a city with beautiful old buildings and leafy streets, but no iconic landmark that that you could use to represent the city. The landmark that represents BA is the Obelisco de Buenos Aires (Obelisk of Buenos Aires).

The Obelisk is located in the middle of the city on 9 de Julio Avenue (the widest avenue in the world). It was built in 1936 to celebrate the fourth centenary of founding of the city and it seems to suit its location in the centre of this enormous avenue.

Accommodation

HotelsCombined – Buenos Aires Hotels – Search and compare all Buenos Aires hotel deals from hundreds of accommodation sites at once.

Travel Guides

Expose Buenos Aires – Guide to Buenos Aires for visitors and expats.

BA Travel Guide – Information on events, places and neighbourhoods to visit, museums, buildings and monuments, and where to stay.

Landing Pad BA – Alternative city guide and online agency for Buenos Aires activities and reservations.

A Gringo In Buenos Aires – A guide for visitors, expats, and students, about living like a local.

Time Out Buenos Aires – Guide to hotels, restaurants and going out in Buenos Aires, written by local experts.

Gay Travel

The Gay Travel Guide to Buenos Aires – Includes information about hotels, walks, and travel tips, and reviews of bars, restaurants and dance clubs.

Blogs

My Beautiful Air – Life of an expat in Buenos Aires.

Blog Posts

Notes on Buenos Aires – Observations on my visit to Buenos Aires.

Palermo – the green lung of Buenos Aires – By foodandphotosrtw.com.

Buenos Aires: A city that aims to please – By themochileradiaries.com.

33 Things We Love About Buenos Aires – By globetrottergirls.com.

Buenos Aires For 91 Days – Blog by Jürgen and Mike who stay in different cities around the world for 91 days.

Food

Pick Up The Fork – A food lover’s food blog with Buenos Aires restaurant reviews, recipes and overall silliness.

Tours

Tigre Delta, Argentina

Tigre is a town north of Greater Buenos Aires and is a popular day trip from the city. Tigre is the launch place for the Paraná Delta (commonly referred to as the Tigre Delta), which is a scenic waterway filled with weekend houses and campsites for those looking to escape the city.

I visited Tigre Delta on a day trip tour from Buenos Aires, which gives you the option to visit San Isidro on the way there.

Guide Books

Lonely Planet Buenos Aires (Travel Guide)

Top 10 Buenos Aires (EYEWITNESS TOP 10 TRAVEL GUIDE)

Fodor’s Buenos Aires: With Side Trips to Gaucho Country, Iguazu, and Uruguay (Full-color Travel Guide)

Photos

Buenos Aires photo gallery – Photos of my visit to BA.

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