Explore the 'city in a city', the cemetery that holds tombs of famous Argentines (Ana Diana/iStock)
One of the capital’s most famous sights, La Recoleta is often compared to a miniature city. It is the resting place for many of Argentina’s luminaries, including Evita Perón, who lies in the Duarte family mausoleum. Ask for maps at the entrance. Open daily 7am-6pm, tours in Spanish and English available. Admission free.