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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 of the city can be quite intimidating. But parents don't need to fret as there are great 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.

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 the Galileo Galilei Planetarium where children will have a great time stargazing and learning about the solar system.

Buenos Aires Botanical Gardens

Lined with trees, flowers and other indigenous plants, the Buenos Aires Botanical Gardens are a…

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Galileo Galilei Planetarium

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