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About Buenos Aires

The City of Buenos Aires is the capital of the Argentine Republic and is located on the western shore of the River Plate. In its 202 km² live about 3 million people, and adding the population of the metropolitan area that surrounds it exceeds 13.5 million inhabitants. The average annual temperature is 17.9 ° C. The month of November is characterized by having an average temperature of 20.9 ° C, with an average maximum of 26.1 ° C and a minimum of 16 ° C.

Buenos Aires is a cosmopolitan, dynamic and traditional city, dominated by European customs, mainly Spanish and Italian as well as native. With an eclectic architecture, although fundamentally European, many architectural styles can be found in it. Starting with the academicism, the art deco and the nouveau; going through the modern neo-Gothic, the Bourbon French and the Spanish called "coloñal" and concluding with the modern skyscraper. Adding, at the same time, unique styles, such as the colorful neighborhood of La Boca.

It presents a huge and varied range of attractions, such as: monuments, churches, museums, art galleries and theaters; squares, parks and gardens with mature trees; characteristic neighborhoods; large shopping centers and fairs. It offers a very good service infrastructure, with accommodation ranging from hostels, to five-star hotels in the main chains of the world. The offer in terms of gastronomic services is diverse, with typical restaurants and international cuisine.

  • Places to visit in Buenos Aires

    Corrientes Avenue

    It is one of the most representative avenues of Buenos Aires and one of the most beloved by the porteños. Thousands of people and vehicles go through it every day, and especially on weekends. Corrientes is the avenue of bookstores, cafes, theaters and pizzerias. It is nicknamed the Broadway Argentina for the large number of plays (both text and musical) of great level and artistic quality, highlighting Buenos Aires and one of the most theatrical cities in the world after New York and London.

  • Historical Center

    The oldest area of ​​the city concentrates public buildings. The Plaza de Mayo, established in the sixteenth century, is a historic space of popular expression.

  • La Boca

    Is a port district, a neighborhood of football and immigrants, old pizzerias, bars and canteens. Their traditional houses are built with wood and multicolored veneers. The wide mouth of the Riachuelo was the first port of the city.

  • Bosques de Palermo (Parque Tres de Febrero)

    With a dimension greater than 100 hectares, this area is the largest green lung in the city. The parks are populated by soaring ‘tipas’ and ‘jacarandas’. It is an ideal walk for a sunny day in Buenos Aires.

  • Palermo Viejo, Soho y Hollywood

    A neighborhood of low houses and streets that knew how to be calm and silent. In the 1990s it was populated with modern bars, restaurants, clothing stores and cutting-edge design.

  • Puerto Madero y Costanera Sur

    With twenty years of history, Puerto Madero is the youngest neighborhood in the city. Its architecture, originally English, recalls the years of splendor of the port of Buenos Aires. Nearby, Costanera Sur is one of the green paradises of the city.

  • Recoleta

    In the first decades of the twentieth century, the Buenos Aires upper class began to install luxurious homes in the area, making it a neighborhood of spacious and stately streets. Recoleta has some of the most beautiful squares in the city. Two buildings stand out: the Recoleta Cemetery, where the remains of important personalities of Argentine history and culture rest; and the Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar, built in 1732, which allows the visit to the "cloisters" that have remained intact since that time.

  • San Nicolás

    This neighborhood, which is hardly known by its name, is where the center of Buenos Aires is located. Within the limits of it we can see the City (banking area), Florida Street, the Obelisk, the Palace of Justice (known as Courts), is the seat of the Judicial Power of the Nation, and the Teatro Colón, recognized worldwide by its acoustics and beauty.

  • San Telmo

    One of the oldest neighborhoods, is the favorite walks of locals and foreigners. It has traditional bars, restaurants, milongas, tango bars and many antique houses. In addition, on Sundays, the San Telmo Antiques Fair takes place in Plaza Dorrego.

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