Best Free Tourist Attractions to Check out in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Buenos Aires, Argentina, is considered one of the best big cities for travelers on a budget. This is due to affordable accommodation, cheap food, and an abundance of tourist attractions that you can enjoy free of charge. Continue reading to find out some of the best free things to do and see in Buenos Aires.

Plaza de Mayo

One of the best ways to have a fulfilling day in Buenos Aires without spending money is by visiting Plaza de Mayo. The city’s most-recognizable square is home to some of the country’s most important landmarks, monuments, and historical buildings, including the Cabildo, the Casa Rosada, and the May Pyramid.

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (National Museum of Fine Arts) houses an extensive collection of artworks from important Argentinean artists as well as high-profile international painters and sculptors. This includes “Allegory of Fortune and Virtue” by Rubens, “Portrait of Young Woman” by Rembrandt, and Pueyrredón’s “A Stop in the Countryside.” Best of all, it is free to visit for everyone.

La Recoleta Cemetery

A cemetery might sound like an unusual tourist attraction for some, but La Recoleta Cemetery is well worth the visit. The place is known for its impressive mausoleums and stunning architecture that ranges from Art Deco and Art Nouveau to Baroque and Neo-Gothic. Around a hundred of the vaults located in the cemetery are placed on the National Historical Monuments list.