Designed by renowned architect Norman Foster, Buenos Aires City Hall was constructed under strict environmental stipulations. In 2017, the building was certified LEED Gold, having been the first building in South America to earn the LEED Silver certification in 2015.
Surrounded by the trees of Parque de los Patricios and located in the city’s 'Technological District', City Hall is directly accessible from the CEC via subway line H.
The iconic Colón Theatre, Buenos Aires’ main opera house, has a rich and colourful history. More than a century-old and renowned for its phenomenal acoustics and impressive architecture, the Teatro Colón is considered one of the best opera houses in the world, along La Scala in Milan, the Opera Garnier in Paris and the Royal Opera House in London.
Located in the city centre, it is easily accessible by various means of public transport (subway line D and various bus lines).
The museum is situated in one of the largest green areas of the city, the four-hectare Palermo Rose Garden. With free and open access to the public, the garden houses nearly 8,000 roses of 93 different species as well as a variety of trees and other vegetation.
The Sívori Museum sports a splendid collection of more than 4,000 pieces of Argentine art from the 20th and 21st centuries, which are displayed in temporary exhibitions along with the work of contemporary artists.
Recoleta Cultural Centre (CCR)
Nestled in the historic Recoleta neighbourhood, the CCR is an exhibition space that focuses on coexistence in diversity. The centre has been promoting artistic movements in the country and the world for more than three decades. It has several exhibition halls and spaces as well as a theatre and an outdoor terrace.
The CCR is located a few blocks away from the CEC and is easily accessible by public transport.
Buenos Aires Museum
Situated in the middle of the city’s historic centre and surrounded by dozens of historic buildings, the Buenos Aires Museum (BAM) is an avant-garde space in which visitors can explore the history and culture of the City of Buenos Aires. A gateway to discovering the city’s growth and evolution over the centuries, the museum offers thematic tours to help visitors engage with Buenos Aires’ tangible and intangible heritage.
The museum is located in the city’s pedestrian zone, which restricts private vehicle access from 11 am to 4 pm. The BAM is accessible by public transport via the subway (Lines A, E and D), several bus lines and BA EcoBici bike share system.
Isaac Fernández Blanco Museum
Partially housed in the beautiful Spanish neo-colonial style Palacio Noel, the Isaac Fernández Blanco Museum offers a large space with special rooms normally used for open-air concerts, conferences and theatre performances linked by a central, open-air space with Spanish-influenced gardens.
The museum is located a few blocks away from the CEC and the Sheraton Hotel, and is close to several public transport access points, such as the Retiro Terminal, subway lines C and E and numerous bus lines.