Buenos Aires Pistarini Airport Car Rental
Buenos Aires Pistarini International Airport, also known as Ezeiza International Airport, is the main airport in the whole Argentina.
Its construction began in 1945, in the sight of Juan Pistarini (Argentine general and politician), to whom the entire structure was dedicated. The 85% of the passenger traffic is represented by foreign visitors: about 10 million people pass through Pistarini Airport every year.
The main destinations connected to the Argentine airport are Sao Paulo, Santiago de Chile, Lima, Miami, Madrid and Rome. Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport is about 30 km from the capital city centre.
You have to take the RN A002 and follow the driving directions to Buenos Aires to reach the city centre from the airport by car. Then, go ahead until the RN A002 becomes Au 25 de Mayo. After a few km, take the exit to the city centre.
The duration of the car ride is estimated to be about 40-45 minutes, it all depends on the presence of traffic. You must also consider the time to successfully complete the car rental at Buenos Aires Airport.
Buenos Aires: points of interest
Once leaved the offices of the car rental at Buenos Aires Airport and reached the city centre, one of the first points of interest you must visit is the Obelisk, placed in the middle of Plaza de la Republica, where the national flag was hoisted for the first time on the territory of Argentina.
Its realization dates back to the 1930s. The most famous square in Buenos Aires is Plaza de Mayo, built during the XVI century, historical memory of the South American country. On its sides there are the Cabildo and Casa Rosada: the first one is a famous museum, whereas the second one is the official seat of the President of Argentina.
Another iconic place of the Argentine capital city is Recoleta district with the homonymous cemetery, where the body of the beloved Evita Peron, actress and first lady from the post-war period to the early 1950s, is buries. Recoleta cemetery is one of the most visited attractions in Buenos Aires.
Over 100.000 foreign tourists visit the monumental cemetery within the homonymous district every year. Thanks to its fame in Argentina (and not only), Recoleta Cemetery is often compared to the French one of Père-Lachaise, which is the worldwide most visited burial site with over 3 million tourists.
Buenos Aires is synonymous with tango. You cannot miss a visit to Boca district, which gives its name to one of the most known sport club in the world (Boca Juniors, fierce rival of River Plate), to breath the most “caliente” atmosphere in the capital city. In addition to the tango clubs, another symbol of Boca district is the Caminito, a pedestrian street overrun by thousands of foreign tourists every day.
There is also a hint of Italy in Buenos Aires: Palermo quarter, the largest barrio in the Argentine capital city. It owes its name to the presence of the church Abadia San Benito de Palermo. Walking along the streets of the district, especially if you known the Sicilian chief town, you can easily find more than an assonance with the Sicilian city.
Buenos Aires: art and culture
Thanks to the car rental service at Buenos Aires Airport, you can reach Teatro Colón, reference point for those who love art and culture. As well as Palermo district, also the most important theatre in Buenos Aires speaks Italian; its realization, indeed, was possible thanks to a project of Italian architects. But there is more: on the occasion of its inauguration, in the very early XX century, Aida by the Italian Maestro Giuseppe Verdi was played in front of an enthusiastic audience.
Thanks to the acoustics and the amplitude, Teatro Colón is still today considered as one of the five best theatres in the world. Besides Teatro Colón, it is also interesting to visit the National Museum, housed in the Cabildo palace in Plaza de Mayo, where the visitors can discover the epic May Revolution through a thematic itinerary.
Lastly, you cannot miss visit to El Ateneo, among the most beautiful bookshops in the world, according to the British newspaper “The Guardian”.
We recommend you to rely on the car rental service at Buenos Aires Airport, booking previously the car on RentalUp, to fully enjoy the attractions of the South American city and discover other gems hidden in close proximity to the capital city.