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Fodor's Buenos Aires (Fodor's Buenos Aires)

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Publisher Comments:

Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. While youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in Buenos Aires!

•Updated frequently, Fodors Buenos Aires provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guide book.

Fodors Buenos Aires features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Buenos Aires.

•Experience Buenos Aires like a local! Fodors Buenos Aires features information from local experts.

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

•8-pg. pull-out map

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Synopsis:

Whether travelers prefer passionate tangos, gaucho ranches, or colonial villages, this first edition Gold Guide leads the way. "Fodor's Buenos Aires" takes readers to the very heart of the city with more zest and energy than ever. Includes magazine-style features of colorful characters and history.

Table of Contents

Buenos Aires

Be A Fodors Correspondent ............ 3

About This Book ............ 6

Chapter 1: Experience Buenos Aires ............ 7

Buenos Aires Today ............ 8

Experience Buenos Aires Planner ............ 10

Whats Where ............ 12

Top Buenos Aires Attractions ............ 14

Buenos Aires Like a Local ............ 16

City Itineraries ............ 18

With Kids ............ 20

Free (Or Almost Free) ............ 22

Master Class ............ 23

Who Are These People? ............ 24

All of the Cow but the Moo ............ 25

Tango ............ 26

Good Marketing Skills ............ 28

Fashion Forward ............ 30

The Sporting Life ............ 31

Chapter 2: Buenos Aires Neighborhoods ............ 41

Centro & Environs ............ 46

La Boca & San Telmo ............ 58

Recoleta & Almagro ............ 67

Palermo ............ 79

Chapter 3: Shopping ............ 99

Shopping Planner ............ 102

Shopping: San Telmo ............ 108

Shopping: Palermo ............ 116

Shopping: Recoleta & Barrio Norte ............ 122

Shopping: Centro & Environs ............ 130

Chapter 4: After Dark ............ 135

After Dark Planner ............ 136

Performances ............ 139

Tango ............ 140

Cocktail Time ............ 142

Live Music ............ 150

Late-Night Bars ............ 152

Dance Clubs ............ 155

Gay & Lesbian ............ 157

Chapter 5: Where to Eat ............ 159

THE SCENE ............ 160

Where to Eat Planner ............ 162

Best Bets for B.A. Dining ............ 163

Dining: Centro & Environs ............ 164

Dining: La Boca & San Telmo ............ 166

Dining: Recoleta, Barrio Norte & Almagro ............ 168

Dining: Palermo ............ 170

Dining: Belgrano & Las Cañitas ............ 172

Restaurant Reviews ............ 174

Buenos Aires Dining & Lodging Atlas ............ 195

Chapter 6: Where to Stay ............ 201

THE SCENE ............ 202

Where to StayPlanner ............ 204

Best Bets ............ 206

Hotel Reviews ............ 207

Chapter 7: Side Trips ............ 225

Excursions from Buenos Aires ............ 226

Side Trips Planner ............ 228

Colonia del Sacramento ............ 231

Buenos Aires Province ............ 237

The Atlantic Coast ............ 259

Los Esteros del Iberá ............ 269

Iguazú Falls ............ 273

Understanding Buenos Aires ............ 292

Spanish Vocabulary ............ 293

Menu Guide ............ 302

Travel Smart Buenos Aires ............ 303

Getting Here & Around ............ 304

Buenos Aires Essentials ............ 312

Index ............ 327

About Our Writers ............ 336

BUENOS AIRES IN FOCUS

Experience Buenos Aires

A Passionate History ............ 33

Buenos Aires Neighborhoods

Argentine Icons: Sinners, Saints & Prodigal Sons ............ 89

After Dark

The Dance of Buenos Aires ............ 143

Side Trips

The Cowboys at World's End ............ 252

Iguazú Falls ............ 279

CloseUps

Life Before Malls ............ 127

Big Spenders ............ 133

When the Sun Comes Up ............ 156

Staying Up with the Porteños ............ 176

Homes Away From Home ............ 213

Maps

Buenos Aires Metro Network ............ 43

Buenos Aires Neighborhoods ............ 44

Centro & Environs ............ 48

La Boca & San Telmo ............ 60

Recoleta, Barrio Norte & Almagro ............ 68

Cementerio de la Recoleta ............ 75

Museo Nactional de Bellas Artes ............ 77

Palermo ............ 80

Shopping Neighborhoods ............ 101

San Telmo Shopping ............ 109

Palermo Shopping ............ 117

Recoleta & Barrio Norte Shopping ............ 123

Centro & Environs Shopping ............ 131

Dining Neighborhoods ............ 161

Dining & Lodging Map Atlas ............ 196

Side Trips ............ 226

Colonia del Sacramento ............ 233

Buenos Aires Province & the Atlantic Coast ............ 238

San Antonio de Areco ............ 247

Esteros del Iberá & Iguazú ............ 270

Puerto Iguazú ............ 274

Foz do Iguaçu ............ 277

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400019656
Author:
Fodors
Publisher:
Fodor's
Manufactured:
Fodor's
Editor:
Kealy, Kelly
Editor:
Kidder, Laura M.
Editor:
Duecy, Erica
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
South America - General
Subject:
Argentina
Subject:
Buenos aires (argentina)
Subject:
South America
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20080624
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
FULL COLOR THROUGHOUT
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8 x 5.24 x .59 in .94 lb

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