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What to See in Buenos Aires: 7 Most Important Places
The city of Buenos Aires is one of the largest cities in the world, the most visited city in all of South America and one of the cities in Latin America with the highest quality of life. Currently, the city itself has a population that crosses three million inhabitants and exceeds twelve million counting its entire metropolitan area, known as Greater Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires is a varied city, where you can find almost everything, although the greatest of its charms is in the very atmosphere that many of its streets give off. Below we review some of the most outstanding locations in the city.
Plaza de Mayo: A Good Place to Start Getting to Know Argentina
This is undoubtedly one of the most emblematic points of the city, a place where many of the major political events of great importance have occurred in the history of Argentina. In addition to the beauty of the square itself, at its ends you'll find some emblematic buildings such as the Cabildo, the Casa Rosada, the Metropolitan Cathedral or the City Government Palace. A good place to start getting to know Buenos Aires.
The Essential Historic Neighborhoods of Buenos Aires
The history of Buenos Aires is full of moments of great importance, something that can be seen in its neighborhoods and streets with more solera. The most outstanding historical districts are Monserrat and San Telmo. In Montserrat we will cross buildings such as those of the Palace of the Legislature, the Cafeteria La Puerto Rico, the Church of San Francisco or the House of the Viceroy Liniers among many others. Just as in San Telmo we can see its market, the Paseo de la Historia, the Old Tasca de Cuchilleros, the Russian Orthodox Church, the Dorrego Square... Zones and places that alone already have enough interest and charm to organize a trip to the Argentine capital.
Obelisk: Symbol of the Argentine Capital
Probably the greatest symbol of the city of Buenos Aires is the great obelisk that presides over the crossing of two of the most important streets of the city, 9 de Julio and Corrientes Street. This great monument of 67 meters high, was discussed during its first years, but over time it has won the respect of the porteños and the admiration of the visitors.
Recoleta: Artistic and Religious Center, the Most Elegant Quarter
La Recoleta is known as the most elegant neighborhood in all of Buenos Aires, in its streets there are emblems of the city such as the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Library, the Plaza Francia, the Basilica of Our Lady of the Pilar or the famous flower sculpture called Floralis Gene.
Palermo: Barrio de Mucho Amusement
It is the largest district in the city and houses some interesting places different from what you may find in the rest of the city, such as the Japanese Garden, the Argentine Hippodrome, the Galileo Galilei Planetarium or the Tierra Santa Park.
El Barrio La Boca, Walking and Football
It is possibly the best known neighborhood of Buenos Aires internationally, thanks to the fact that it has one of the best known walks in the city, the Caminito, and house to one of the two great football teams in Argentina, Boca Juniors, which together with River Plate are the two most laureate teams in the country.
Tango: Argentine Emblem
The great immaterial emblem of the city of Buenos Aires, is undoubtedly the Tango. In many parts of the city there are tanguerias, places with orchestras and dancers where you can see, usually enjoying a dinner, this dance and fall in love with the music both passionate and nostalgic.
In this summary of the city of Buenos Aires, we have reviewed some of the most emblematic points of the city, although you have to walk through its streets to feel what Buenos Aires really offers its visitors.
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