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5 traditions of the most autochthonous side of Buenos Aires

We think of Buenos Aires and the first images that wake us up are football, tango and elegant European architecture,
Traditions
feria mataderos
25 October, 2019

Experiences to discover our usual customs.

We think of Buenos Aires and the first images that wake us up are the football, the tango and the elegant Europeanarchitecture , right? However, there are other very significant traditions that reveal the most Creole side that we have as Argentines.

1. Dance in the rocks of the city

The peñas are meetings, not to say parties, that combine traditional music, dance and gastronomy from the different regions of Argentina. In some cases, they have a formal schedule of guest bands and musicians; in others, they have open stages where anyone can pass with an instrument and join for an improvised ensemble. Whatever the format, there is a guaranteed premise: you will have a good time and take away beautiful memories.

2. Enjoy our music in historic cafes

In Buenos Aires there are more than 70 spaces classified as Notable bars, recognized for their historical, cultural or architectural importance for the city and, without a doubt, stop for a coffee in one of these places is like taking a time trip. Some have their own tangoshows, while others present local jazz and folk groups; in both cases the atmosphere generated radiates history and nostalgia.

3. Celebrate a taste party in the still lifes

The influence of European immigration, mainly from Italy, has left a deep legacy in Buenos Aires. This is beautifully represented in the city’s still lifes, colorful neighborhood restaurants serving generous portions of traditional dishes, such as pies, homemade tarts, , ata very reasonable price and with a great personalized service. It’s good to be accompanied: you probably need to share your dish!

4. Try even the lesser-known cuts

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