If you have an extended layover in Buenos Aires, Argentina, let the adventures begin as soon as your flight touches the ground. Don’t even think about wasting a single second in the terminal; instead, explore the capital city before your next flight. The clock is ticking, so get ready for a whirlwind 24 hours in Buenos Aires.

Buenos Aires is home to 48 districts, or barrios, but don’t feel pressured to visit them all in so little time. Consider starting your exploration at the Microcentro or downtown. This area is home to many of the city’s most popular attractions, including Plaza de Mayo, which features the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral and Piramide de Mayo. While you’re in town, keep your eyes peeled for the Obelisco de Buenos Aires, which resembles the Washington Monument, as well as the Floralis Generica, a steel flower sculpture. Regardless of which barrios you have the chance to delve into, this city is bursting with culture and sophisticated style.

Between devouring some of the city’s famous steak and braving the Recoleta Cemetery, there’s countless ways to experience one day in Buenos Aires. During your next layover, skip the terminal lounge and hit the city streets instead.