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Preparing your trip to Buenos Aires: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Buenos Aires 1. Leather and Fur purchased in Buenos Aires, can be exported only if they have receipts from stores. Cheques should by also kept after the purchase of art objects and antiques.
2. When you want to make a walk, do not take many valuable items with you - pick-pocketing is very common here. Do not leave coats and bags unattended as they can become tempting targets for thieves.
3. The weather is hot in the city on summer, so the period from October to April is the best place to go on a trip.
4. Severe changes in temperature and unexpected rain showers during one day are normal here, so tourists are recommended to take a raincoat when they want to make a walk. While preparing to the trip, make sure you have warm clothes with you.
5. Public transportation system is well-developed in Buenos Aires, so you can easily travel on the city by buses. Many buses run through the city almost around the clock, tickets can be purchased from the driver. You can also buy a special ticket pass that will help you to save. Copyright
6. Tips in restaurants and bars are included to the total sum of the bill. You may want to reward a waiter with an additional sum; usually visitors leave around 5 - 10% of the bill, but this should be done only after the waiter brings change.
7. Travellers, who want to bring gifts and souvenirs to their Argentine friends, will need to keep receipts for all goods. The same should be done if you want to export souvenirs to your country.
In Buenos Aires, there are many interesting places that are little known to travelers because they are not mentioned in official tour guides. Interesting graffiti are a great example. On … Open
8. Tango evenings, which are often held in local cultural centers, are not very cheap entertainment. On weekends performances with best dancers are conducted on the main squares of the city. Such events are free.
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What to visit being in Buenos Aires - unique sights

Buenos Aires

From the series “Permanently Sinking Cities and Regions”
Other Argentina cities are also in a danger. Let’s return to the amazing fate of Villa Epecuén. Several decades ago the dam in this town had broken and everything went under the water. Within 25 years the town was under the water, then water has evaporated and in 2009 there was built a modern and active growth town. Buenos Aires is reinforced from the water rush, but even this doesn’t save the city from the human casualties. Every year the city government spend great sums of money on rebuilding the country’s damaged road network and power supply lines. … Read further

Templo Libertad Synagogue

From the series “The most luxury and famous synagogues”
Experts have some difficulties in accurately defining the architectural style of the synagogue even today. This building harmoniously combines features of the Byzantine and Romanesque styles. One of the main decorations of the facade is a large semicircular arch. It is complemented by stucco decorations. The Star of David is located in its center. The synagogue hall has an impressive scale. It is designed for 1,000 parishioners. The floor is laid with beautiful granite tiles. Massive wooden furniture has been installed in the synagogue since its foundation. One of the main decorations of the synagogue is an old organ. … Read further

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Argentina: travelling advices

4. Leaving tips is common in Argentina. In some venues, such as expensive restaurants, tips can be already included in the total.
5. If you plan to swim in the ocean, this can be done only in specially designated areas. These restrictions are caused by safety measures. Strong coastal currents in many areas can be dangerous and even life threating.
6. It is a good idea to select the time to visit Argentina carefully. Weather conditions are quite the opposite in Argentina, and seasons change differently from the Northern Hemisphere. In the Andes, weather conditions can be dramatic and can easily ruin all vacation plans. Endless rains, floods, and extreme heat in summer are common, but if you choose the time to visit Argentina carefully, this vacation will leave only good memories.
7. Argentina is the motherland of tango. This is a well-known fact, but not many people know that initially tango was danced by men only. They danced it together, without women, and this fact made them create many new moves and make tango so popular. … Open
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