Travel guide over Buenos Aires sights

Plaza de Mayo. Plaza de Mayo is the heart of Buenos Aires. All most important buildings are situated here. Among them tourists will find, for example, Cabido (the building that housed the government during the Colonial Age), the Cathedral, the City Hall and Casa Rosada. … Further

Cuisine and best restaurants in Buenos Aires

Fans of Mediterranean delicacies should not forget to visit the restaurant named Amici Miei. Here work several famous chefs, who prepare dishes in a special way, making each of them a true original author's masterpiece. Cafe del Arbol is located near Dorrego square. This is a cozy place, a part of the tables of which are located on the café’s terrace. Visitors of this amazing café usually go to the main hall only after sunset. The mail hall of the cafe is decorated with elegant wooden furniture. Here guests can enjoy largest selection of salads and appetizers, interesting desserts and drinks. When it comes to describing local bars, we simply cannot fail to mention Britanico, which is very popular among creative people and representatives of artistic professions. It was opened in a beautiful old building. Just like many years ago, this place is preferred by artists, writers and musicians, who enjoy spending here their leisure time. … Further

Guide on cultural sights

Cultural Center La Prensa is simply impossible to leave without attention. The ground floor of the building has been turned into Golden Hall, which is an exact replica of Versailles palace hall. The roof is decorated with a huge bronze statue of a man with a book and a torch in his hand – this statue has become a symbol of a free press. Republic Square is the location of a famous obelisk - the highest monument of its kind in South America. The height of the obelisk estimates 67 meters. The opening of such an interesting memorial complex took place in 1936, when Buenos Aires celebrated its 400th birthday. Monument was erected in just 4 weeks. This is also the so-called record. … Further

Attractions and nightlife of Buenos Aires

Fans of shopping should visit the largest shopping center of the city - Galerias Pacifico. Here you can literally buy absolutely everything - from children's toys and souvenirs to luxury cosmetics and branded jewelry. Small shops, as well as antique and souvenir shops can be found on Florida Street, which will be also loved by fans of walking. Items made of leather remain among most popular souvenirs that tourists prefer to buy as a memory of the trip. Local atelier studio will gladly accept your order concerning the tailoring of any clothes or accessories. As for sports entertainments, the choice of them is also really huge here. The city has excellent tennis courts, sports complexes and swimming pools. If you want to, you can even learn how to shoot from a bow. … Further

Traditions and mentality of locals

Tango remains one of the main features of Buenos Aires. In this city are opened numerous dancing schools. Each week here are organized amazing evenings devoted to tango, they are always visited by numerous guests. Beautiful costumes and skills of dancers captivate the attention of the audience. Travelers are ready to spend hours watching performances of dancers. It is also worth noting that Buenos Aires is one of few cities in the country where the popularity of tango is still great. In other cities this national peculiarity was defeated by modern music styles. … Further
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