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Things to see and do with kids in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires Kids Attractions


For many children travelling in Buenos Aires, the chaos and hum and drum of the city can be quite intimidating, but look just a little further and you'll find an attraction tucked away in almost every corner and in just about every barrio (neighbourhood).

Buenos Aires is a great city to explore by foot, but for the more active, it is also extremely bicycle-friendly. Rent a bike and pedal your way round the leafy suburbs and side streets stopping off for the occasional attraction. Take the kids to the Nueve de Julio Avenue, claimed to be the widest avenue in the world, and admire the 220-foot-tall (67metre) obelisk in the centre, marking the heart of Buenos Aires. Or for a slightly more cultural experience, take a stroll in Recoleta with the children past the Floralis Genérica, a working metal sculpture of a flower that opens and closes with the sun - the kids will be in awe!

For those days when the sun isn't shining, head to one of the many indoor playgrounds or museums dotted around the city, such as the Museo de Los Ninos, or even the Galileo Galilei Planetarium where children will have a great time stargazing and learning about the solar system.


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