Things to see and do with kids in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires Kids Attractions
For many children travelling in Buenos Aires, the chaos of the
city can be quite intimidating, but parents need look just a little
further to find child-friendly attractions tucked away in just
about every barrio (neighbourhood).
Buenos Aires is a great city to explore on 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. Stop off at the Nueve de Julio Avenue, 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 with the children past the Floralis Genérica in Recoleta, 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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