Buenos Aires is one of the most affordable cosmopolitan and action-packed capital cities in the whole world, but even so, we are still looking for a price break here and there.
Among the list of things-to-do in Buenos Aires, there are a few incredible attractions that won’t cost you more than your time to go and see.
Studying Spanish in Buenos Aires? Want to save a penny or two on your next city attraction?
Check out the following Buenos Aires attractions, for free!
Cementario de la Recoleta
More like a city for the deceased, this unique cemetery is the resting place for political figures, government officials, and other famous names from Argentina. It is an intricate maze of resting grounds, sculptures, and tombs, an absolute gem in Buenos Aires.
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
This fantastic Latin American art museum is packed full with master pieces, both from Latin American artists and other renowned artists, such as Van Gogh and Klee, from around the world.
Museo Casa Carlos Gardel
This museum, renovated from the house of Carlos Gardel, shows the home, personal items, and the biography of Argentina’s most beloved tango singer. Entrance is free every Wednesday.
Feria de Mataderos
This is one of the largest markets around, featuring arts, crafts, food, clothing, and special items unique to gauchos (Argentine cowboys), as well as folkloric shows on Sundays. It is open on Saturdays and Sundays in the summer, Sundays year round, except for in January when the fair closes for one month.
There are plenty of city sites that are simply outside for the public to enjoy; Teatro Colon (gorgeous opera house), Oblesico (Symbol of Buenos Aires), Plaza de Mayo (plaza where every famous protest, political speech, etc, takes place). Every Thursday Las Madres de Plaza de Mayo (the Mother’s of Plaza de Mayo) march in order to remind everyone of the atrocities that took place during the Dirty War.