Buenos Aires. The city you should know.
Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina, a South American country. There are few cities in the world that contain so much diversity.
Buenos Aires has something of New York, Rome and is known as the Paris of Latin America.
Today you can see part of its history in the oldest neighborhoods that still have houses and streets of yesteryear.
The surprising and fascinating European architecture can be found at every step of the city, a clear vestige of the wave of visitors who arrived in Argentina at the end of the 19th century.
Between the Italians and Spaniards, the first emigrations predominated, to later join the French, Germans, Ukrainians, Poles, and others.
This migratory influence not only impacts the arts and architecture, but also the political sphere, and it can be said that this is where the active union movements that contrast with romanticism, bohemia, intellectuality, commerce, corporations and everything come from that encloses a globalized society.
This preamble is to tell you that if you want to know cities in Latin America it is time that you plan to travel to Buenos Aires.
If you go for a short time it is good to have the first panorama and that you can achieve with a city tour.
These tours allow you to visit the most important neighborhoods and most emblematic places, and delve a little into its history and lifestyle.
nice you’ve done that, it’s time to wear sports shoes and go to walk, it’s the only way to find the true charm of the city.
What does Buenos Aires offer you?
If you are passionate about art, you have numerous and varied options for museums throughout the city.
This also happens if you like theater or cinema, on the famous Corrientes Avenue you will find many options with very Broadway-style performances.
If you go in summer you can probably match a recital of a band that you like. What you should not miss is a Tango show.
The parks and squares are usually meeting points for friends to share a “mate” (traditional drink) and enjoy some sun.
The tour in Buenos Aires must include walking through the most important neighborhoods: Recoleta, Palermo, Caballito, Microcentro, La Boca, Barracas, San Telmo, Puerto Madero, Montserrat and San Nicolás, there you will see the contrasts that surround this city; from the great houses of aristocratic families of the last century, and the current one, through the shopping centers, the financial center of the city, and a modest neighborhoods.
If you go for a little longer time in Buenos Aires and want to spend your time doing interesting things. It is important that you know that there is much to do and for any type of interest you have.
If you like artisanal work, you are an advocate for animal rights, if you are an environmentalist, if you are passionate about entrepreneurship, if you are very new age, athlete, students, researcher, actor, musician, poet, if you like to knit just Irish crochet, or whatever you can think of, you will surely find some group or movement of which you can be a part.
What must be made clear is that if you decide to travel to Buenos Aires, you will not only find a capital that is quite friendly for those who arrive for the first time, you will find very talkative people what makes them really great people.
We recommend you visit https://turismo.buenosaires.gob.ar a portal of the city government that keeps you up to date on the available activities, whether they are free or paid.