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Buenos Aires Travel Guide

Jun, 10 || 1 Comment |

With its wide boulevards, green parks, imposing buildings, diverse culture and a lively nightlife, Buenos Aires is reminiscent of Paris or Barcelona. This is not surprising: most people are descendants of European immigrants who settled here in the 19th century, bringing with them a culture that can be seen in countless art galleries, theaters and museums, and a cuisine that can be enjoyed in high quality restaurants. Despite its European influences, Buenos Aires is a unique city. Tango musicians who played on the streets are part of the local landscape as much as the city’s famous monuments, such as the Teatro Colon and French-inspired architecture. Nuestra Señora del Buen Aire de Santa Maria was founded in 1536 by Pedro de Mendoza and carries holy name that protects sailors, bringing them a good wind (Buenos Aire). Currently, Buenos Aires is the third largest city in South America and contains 47 Barrios (neighborhoods), inhabited by about 3 million people. Although the center is bustling and busy, like any large urban center, Buenos Aires is a very nice mall. Local culture is prominently every week during the quarter Mataderos fair (Feria de Mataderos), where there are local cuisine and handicraft products. Each neighborhood in Buenos Aires has its own personality, offering visitors museums, historical visits, restaurants, shops, dance classes and outdoor activities for all tastes. Palermo, Recoleta and Belgrano At boast wide boulevards lined with grand buildings and large parks. National Congress (Congreso de la Nación Argentina)

National Congress is the building where the headquarters of the Argentine government’slegislative branch. It was the end of Avenida de Mayo (at the other end being the CasaRosada, or executive branch). The palace was designed by Italian architect VittorioMeaño and needle were built between 1898 and 1906. As time proved too small for the purpose for which it was built, and in 1974 to Edificio Anexo added a wing to serve asoffice space for MPs.Before Congress is that Congress Square is a favorite with tourists, but the protesters which organize there meetings.
Japanese gardens (Jardin Japones)
Japanese gardens are a public space managed by the Japan Cultural Foundation and is the largest garden of its kind in the World. Garden has a central lake crossed by Bridge Divine, which is the entrance to heaven. Another bridge is truncated leading to an island where Japanese medicinal herbs grow. The lake is surrounded by flora of Japan, such as sakura, Katsura, momiji and azaleas.
Plaza de Mayo
Plaza de Mayo or May is the main market square in downtown Buenos Aires. It is framed by Hipólito Yrigoyen street, Balcarce, Rivadavia and Bolívar. Here took place the famous revolution of May 25, 1810 that led to Argentina’s independence. Since then Plaza de Mayo is the epicenter of political life in Argentina. It is also a magnet for tourists gather there because several monuments of the city logo: Cabildo, Casa Rosada, the Metropolitan Cathedral, Pirada May, General Manuel Belgrano Monument, City Hall.
Plaza Dorrego
Plaza Dorrego is a market center is San Telmo, in Buenos Aires. In the nineteenth century, San Telmo district of the city was the main Plaza Dorrego was young and center. Today, market is full of cafes, bars and pubs with tables spread on the market. There are several antique shops. Musicians and dancers dancing tango regularly organizes exhibitions. Feria de San Telmo fair is held every Sunday and sell antiques.
Plaza Francia
The main sight is sculptural ensemble, donated in 1910 by the French city upon which are placed statues of the four goddesses: Science Goddess, Goddess of Justice, the Goddess of grain and the Arts and Music and the Angel of Victory guiding their top two women, that the two nations sister: France and Argetina.

One Comment

  1. Agness says:

    Great guide! When it comes to me and sightseeing, I would definitely head to Plaza Dorrego!

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