Buenos Aires, the third largest city in Latin America, is sophisticated, vibrant and cosmopolitan . In the Argentine capital , tourists are delighted European style architecture , traditional cafes and restaurants , street fairs adorable , trendy shops , great shopping , museums , cultural centers , parks and green spaces with wonderful places to relax and see the beauty part of city views .
The best way to know is to divide the city into districts and to walk . Every quarter brings delight , multiple attractions and a unique atmosphere . In the city, around the Plaza de Mayo , focuses most historical monuments of Buenos Aires. Market unites Madres of the Plaza de Mayo , mothers who have lost children during the military dictatorship in Argentina, and visit the Casa Rosada , home of the National Executive Committee and the Cabildo , the only building remaining from the colonial era .
Metropolitan Cathedral is guarded by two soldiers dressed solemn , immobile in the style of Buckingham Palace , and houses the mausoleum of General San Martin , hero of Argentine independence . After seeing the architectural monuments and buildings in Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles of the area, sit down and take advantage of the beautiful Cafe Tortoni .
Opened more than 150 years , is the traditional cafe in town, and is famous because it is frequented by great artists , including the famous tango singer Carlos Gardel and writer Jorge Luis Borges . In the surroundings , it's worth a look at the Obelisk , Teatro Colon, and Calle Florida to walk , lined with shops selling all sorts of things, from leather goods to jewelery .
The extension is located sophisticated Galerías Pacífico , hosting stores best international brands . Galleries Centro Cultural Borges also hold a cultural place where you can learn a little more about the writer Jorge Luis Borges , and you can see other exhibitions and shows . At night, Calle Florida is under assault by street vendors who would do anything to attract tourists and sell handicrafts good and cheap .
The best day to visit San Telmo , the oldest neighborhood in Buenos Aires, is Sunday , when is antique street fair . In addition to antiques, clothing , porcelain and handicrafts, one can find a vast selection of restaurants and cafes around Dorrego Square , the heart of the fair. The street is also inspired by some street musicians and representatives .
Synonymous with tango and football , La Boca neighborhood with its houses painted attention in many bright colors . In La Boca is found the Boca Juniors football stadium , team player Diego Maradona famous . Going to the stadium is crucial to Contact portenhos passions of football as residents of Buenos Aires are called (meaning people of the port ) .
Speaking of tango , sensual Argentinean rhythm can be enjoyed in many ways. Tanguerías designed exclusively for tourists and shows an amazing show with orchestra and dancers giving live performances , with dinner included . Milongas are ordinary balls attended by people of all ages , where you can learn the first steps of tango .
In Caminito , pedestrian street 100 meters , visitors can enjoy performances of tango in the street or in bars. Street was founded by famous local artist Benito Quinquela Martin , who encouraged residents to paint their homes in many colors and whose studio in the neighborhood has been turned into a museum (Museo Bellas Artes of the La Boca ) , with some of the works his and other exhibitions. In La Boca , also worth to visit Fundación Proa , one of the best and new galleries in the city.
Recoleta is one of the most aristocratic areas of the city , although the only thing that attracts the most attention is the local cemetery , where the remains of Evita Peron . Even today , many Argentines gather in front of the mausoleum or to mourn the death of political leader and the "representative of the humble ." North of the cemetery gates Nuestra Señora del can see Pilar church , baroque colonial , built by the Jesuits in the early seventeenth century .
Buenos Aires Design is a dedicated shopping center near the furniture and decorations . If you go a little more, you will find the main Argentine museum , Museo de Arte Moderno , with its refined collection predominantly European . Palermo , divided into areas , is the most widely neighborhood in town. Palermo Soho is the elegant , bohemian and avant-garde , full of fashionable shops . Plaza Cortázar , Argentine writer Julio Cortázar in his honor , is the epicenter of Soho 's bohemian . Crowded marketplace is surrounded by trattorias , cafes and trendy bars .
Bosques ( forests ) of Palermo home to many natural areas . The green area includes a Japanese garden ( Jardín Japonés ), a Galileo Planetarium ( Planetario ) , a botanical garden ( Jardín Botânico ), a zoo and other areas with ponds surrounded by trees. In those places, meet portenhos to sunbathe and to walk . Also in the neighborhood is Malba (Museum of Latin American Art ) . Malba presents an important collection of Latin American artists of the twentieth century .
The newest neighborhood in Buenos Aires Puerto Madero is , reborn in 1991 with the recovery of the old port area . The neighborhood has become a world-class tourist attraction with sophisticated restaurants and nightclubs where you can stay until dawn . Puente de la Mujer , in the abstract intended to illustrate a couple dancing tango is a magnificent bridge which connects the two sides of the old dock. No matter where you go in the " Paris of Latin America " , make sure that you will find a vibrant and lively city . The big question is where to start .