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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires is Argentina’s big, cosmopolitan capital city. Its center is the Plaza de Mayo, lined with stately 19th-century buildings including Casa Rosada, the iconic, balconied presidential palace. Other major attractions include Teatro Colón.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina!

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Buenos Aires is Argentina’s big, cosmopolitan capital city. Its center is the Plaza de Mayo, lined with stately 19th-century buildings including Casa Rosada, the iconic, balconied presidential palace. Other major attractions include Teatro Colón, a grand 1908 opera house with nearly 2,500 seats, and the modern MALBA museum, displaying Latin American art.

In Microcentro, the business district, shopping thoroughfare Florida Street leads to Plaza San Martín, a busy park. Elegant Recoleta is home to upscale shops and La Recoleta Cemetery, with the ornate graves of Eva Perón (a famous former First Lady) and other Argentine luminaries. San Telmo has cobblestone streets and a popular antique fair. La Boca, the Italian quarter, offers colorful Caminito alley and La 

Bombonera football stadium. Palermo’s leafy streets are lined with hip boutiques, restaurants and bars. Classic Buenos Aires experiences include shopping for leather, dining at a parilla (steakhouse) and dancing the tango.

 
When to visit
Peak periods for visitors include the mild months of fall (Mar–May) and spring (Oct–Dec). Many locals leave the city during the hot, humid summer months of Jan–Feb for vacations, and businesses may be closed or have limited hours then.
 
  • Winter (Jun–Aug) is chilly and rainy.
  • The Tango Buenos Aires Festival (Aug)
  • El Día Nacional de Tango (Dec 11) celebrate the tango dancing and music with live performances and concerts.
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