8 free activities in Buenos Aires for a low budget

Wednesday March 02, 2016
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Spanish students in Buenos Airesthe city that never sleeps, will never be bored. But not everyone has the same amount of money to spend on sightseeing, on shopping, on meals and other fun activities. Fortunately, Buenos Aires offers fun for everyone! Here you can find 8 FREE activities to enjoy!

  1. At Plaza de Mayo you will find some historical aspects of the city. In the eastern part of the big Plaza you can see the government house, which is called Casa Rosada, where the national government is located. Go there and explore what more Plaza de Mayo has to offer.!
  2. One place you cannot miss while in Buenos Aires is El Cementerio in Recoleta. It is one of the most important cemeteries in the world. As the cemetery is so huge, it looks like you are walking through streets. The graves of the famous Eva Perón, presidents of Argentina and some Nobel Prize winners are to be found at this place, making it even more interesting.
  3. If you want to have a relaxing day in a different environment that isn´t too far away, you should visit Reserva Ecólogica. It is the perfect place for a nice walk and some fresh air, while watching the lagoons, forest, nature and over more than 200 types of animals.
  4. In San Telmo at Calle Defensa and Calle Chile you can start a historic walk which ends in a more modern part of Buenos Aires called Puerto Madero. For the exact directions you can find maps on the internet, for example at www.turismo.buenosaires.gob.ar.

8 free activities in Buenos Aires for a low budget

  1. Bailando bailando, you definitely can´t leave BA without dancing the tango. There are many places to take free tango lessons, such as at Museo Casa Carlos Gardel. Complejo Tango also offers free tango classes if you book a show. It is also possible to take classes at the Window of DGEArt on Saturday.
  2. On Satudays, Sundays and during national holidays, there are some organizations, for example a group called Amigos del Tranvía, that organize free walking tours through various neighborhoods of Buenos Aires. Not only will they guide you through these parts of the city, they will also tell stories related to those parts.
  3. On Wednesdays, multiple museums here have free entrance. A few of them are: Museum of the City in Montserrat, Museum of the Cinema in San Telmo, MALBA, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Recoleta, Museum of Latin America Art of Buenos Aires and National Fine Arts Museum in Recleta
  4. Relax, hang out. For anyone looking for some inner relaxation, there is a Facebook group called Yoga Gratis en Buenos Aires. On this Facebook group you can find places where they provide free yoga classes. Most of them are held in a park near or around Palermo.

8 free activities in Buenos Aires for a low budget

For more information about free activities in Buenos Aires, it is advisable to take a look on the internet and Facebook pages to try to get some insider information. As a student at AMAUTA Elebaires, you can always reach out for information or tips at the school administration and check out the weekly cultural agenda at school.

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