38th Annual Conference of
International Association of Trichologists IAT

November, 11th and 12th, Buenos Aires

Maimónides University | Hidalgo 775, Cap. Fed. | 8am to 6pm

Get to know the best of Buenos Aires and Argentina

Click on the images to find out more about the tourist destinations that the country offers.

About Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is one of the biggest cultural poles of the continent. The city is considered the fourth largest in the world on theaters and it has more theaters than New York. The local museums, either traditional or modern, are famous. Tango music and dance can be seen at the “Tanguería” more sophisticated or popular “Milonga” of a neighborhood.

With over 3,000 restaurants, eating in Buenos Aires is a matter of choosing where and what. From the typical “asado” (barbacue) or pizza to the food of some of the many communities that settled in the city for centuries of immigration.

Football is passion, and fans plan their trips to attend a classic. Another feature that attracts visitors is shopping: with Fairs, Open-air Shopping circuits and Malls. Buenos Aires is the origin of meetings and festivals for independent art producers, either in theater and cinema or in musique and design-. In Buenos Aires there are fairs and cultural activities throughout the year.

The avant-garde in objects, clothing and decor is in Palermo Hollywood and Palermo Soho. This is an open-air shopping place. In the neighborhood is mostly seen old houses called "chorizo" (type of house originated with the immigration of the nineteenth century, with several rooms on the side of a courtyard, living room, hallway, and stairs to the attics), now recycled and made into bars trendy or innovative spaces where designers exhibit their creations.
  • Abasto - Av. Corrientes 3247, Balvanera
  • Alto Palermo - Av. Santa Fe 3253, Palermo
  • Galerías Pacífico - Florida 753, San Nicolás
Buenos Aires is one of the world capitals of theater. The city's public-long tradition consumes drama dissimilar genres: national theater classics, meticulous versions of international hits, the musical comedy classic or avant-garde proprietorship. Many of the works are dramas, but also typical of Buenos Aires theater magazine light vulgar humor pieces with comedians and cabaret stars.
There are some bars in the City of Buenos Aires, which are significant for its cultural scenario, its senior architecture or local relevance as they are considered "Notables" and official part of cultural patrimony. Knowing and sharing the friendly atmosphere of the coffee chats while enjoying a classic "cortado" (little coffle with a bit of milk on it ) is an obligatory ritual for the inhabitants of the city and an unmissable experience for travelers.
Buenos Aires has important national and international art museums. In addition, you can visit football museums, shoes museums, puppets museums, costumes museums, and more.
One of the newest museums of the city is the Malba: Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires. You may find works from Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, Tarsilia do Amaral, Wilfredo Lam and main argentine Artists.
The Evita Museum is a testimony of this key figure in the history of Argentina, whose full name was Maria Eva Duarte.
In the Retiro district, the Fernández Blanco Museum is housed in the Palacio Noel, typical neoclassical style of the 20s.This museum is one of the world's largest collections of silverware of the colony.
Spanish art, mainly from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, is located in the Museum Larreta. It is housed in an old country house in Belgrano neighborhood with an Andalusian style garden of 7,000 square meters.
Argentine Folk art can be seen at the Museo José Hernández. Its collection includes more than 8,000 objects representing Argentina ancient and contemporary crafts.
Buenos Aires is full of "milongas", places where you may dance. Many organize classes (run by specialized teachers) before the dance. This classes work for either novices and initiates or group or individual.
  • Palermo Soho y Palermo Hollywood (shopping, restaurants)
  • Abasto (shopping, history)
  • Recoleta (history)
  • Calle Corrientes (theatres)
  • Puerto Madero (restaurants y walking)
  • Av de Mayo (history)
  • La Boca (history)
  • San Telmo (history, antiques)
The climate of Buenos Aires is mild all year. The average annual temperature of 18 º turns few days of intense heat and cold, allowing around the city at any time. In the sunny days of spring (from September to November), mornings are cool, the temperature rises at midday and in pleasant evening descends.
The electric power in Argentina is 220 volt with 50-cycle (AC) alternating current. Power outlets have 2 flat holes with ground. Should travel with an adapter for these outlets to happily use the hair dryer or shaver.
Argentina's currency is the peso ($). There are $ 100, $ 50, $ 20, $ 10, $ 5 and $ 2 bills, and $ 2 ; $ 1 ;50 cents, 25 cents, 10 cents and 5 cents. The U.S. dollar is the most common foreign currency. It can be changed at banks or exchange, where you must present your passport or identity card for visitors from neighboring countries. Most shops in Buenos Aires accept credit cards and dollars.