Top 10: What to see and what to do in Palermo

Located to the North of the city of Buenos Aires, Palermo is the largest district of the city and it is divided into different districts, each with a unique identity. In this post we tell you about the 10 best sites: what to see and what to do in Palermo.

Top 10: What to see and what to do in Palermo

1) Galileo Galilei Planetarium

It is the main Center for the dissemination of the Astronomy of the city. It has a hemispherical 360 reclining seats with projection room and a dome of 20 meters in diameter where are reproduced nearly 8,900 stars, planets and satellites of the universe, and project thematic documentaries. The building is currently in reforms and from July will be available for visits again.

Address: Av. Sarmiento and B. Roldán


2) Japanese Garden

Beautiful gardens with own beauty built by the Japanese community. Guided tours are punctual and always interesting content. It has a wide variety of plant species, a lake inhabited by fishes carp, an island and several bridges and sculptures related to Japanese culture. Taking as a model the Zen Garden, in 1977 it was redesigned under the direction of landscape architect engineer Yasuo Inomata. It also has a cultural center, a place where you can buy bonsai trees, gift shop and a Japanese restaurant.

Address: Av. Casares 2966


3) Argentine Hippodrome

The Argentine Hippodrome of Palermo is a major tourist attraction of the city of Buenos Aires. It stands out for its monumental architectural construction and big horse racing events such as the Gran Premio Nacional, which takes place every year. It offers multiple choices of entertainment for tourists and for all tastes: polo shows, casino, shopping and gastronomic festivals.

Address: Av. del Libertador 4101.


4) Rose Garden

The Rose Garden is an ideal place to walk and enjoy the breadth of its parks. It has more than 18,000 specimens of roses. It is ideal to go during the months of September and October and you will enjoy an excellent aroma. Beautiful gazebos also recreate the view of visitors. The Rose Garden is located next to the Lakes of Palermo. TIP: Bring mosquito repellent.

Address: Avenida Infanta Isabel.

5) Botanic Garden
With free admission, this work of Thays, it is a place for a peaceful walk surrounded by plant and a remarkable sculptural heritage. To move at least one bit of the city but without leaving it.
Address: Avenida Santa Fe 3951
6) Palermo Woods

They represent an oasis of lakes, gardens and walks in Buenos Aires. They are the most important green lung of the city with more than 80 hectares. It is excellent to have a picnic, do exercise, or simply spend the day together with nature that dominates a great tranquility. If you walk through the city we recommend that you perform the guided tours.

7) La Rural

It is usually the space chosen for shows and exhibitions such as the book fair, so it is important to check the calendar on the web to find out what may surprise you depending on the time of year.

Address: Av. Santa Fe 4201.


8) Palermo Soho

It is an area of the Palermo neighborhood known for its modern cafes and unique design shops, full of people during weekends. Design shops and avant-garde in the Plaza Serrano is a classic of this area.

9) Palermo Hollywood

In Palermo Hollywood there are concentrated a large number of restaurants, bars and clubs for all tastes. It is the ideal place to go out at night and celebrate special occasions. In these posts we recommend 3 restaurants in Palermo: ideal for a cool dinner in Buenos Aires and where to eat the best burgers.

10) Palermo Chico

It is the most luxurious district of Palermo characterized by impressive mansions, majestic avenues and exclusive apartment blocks, and which also houses the Museum of Latin American art of Buenos Aires (MALBA).[