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Buenos Aires

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Buenos Aires

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Glamorous and gritty, Buenos Aires is two cities in one. What makes Argentina's capital so fascinating is its dual heritage—part European, part Latin American. Plaza de Mayo resembles a grand square in Madrid, and the ornate Teatro Colón would not be out of place in Vienna. But you’ll know you’re in South America by the leather shoes for sale on cobbled streets and impromptu parades of triumphant soccer fans. Limited-production wines, juicy steaks, and ice cream in countless flavors are among the old-world imports the city has perfected.

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Almagro lies southwest of Recoleta but feels like a different world. Traditionally a gritty, working-class neighborhood, it spawned many tango greats, including the legendary Carlos
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Once rural villages far removed from urban life, Belgrano and neighboring Núñez now mark the transition from the city proper to the sprawling northern suburbs
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The historic heart of Buenos Aires, El Centro is still the focus of contemporary civic and commercial life. Plaza de Mayo is the original main
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It’s said that Buenos Aires was built with its back to the Río de la Plata, but the exception is the riverside strip of Costanera
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Although La Boca is more touristy, it shares much of San Telmo's gritty history. La Boca sits on the fiercely polluted—and thus fiercely smelly—Riachuelo River
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Language

Spanish

Nearby Airports

EZE, BUE, AEP

Electrical Outlets

220v/50 cycle; plugs are either standard European with 2 round prongs or standard Australian with two or three-angled flat prongs

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Language

Spanish

Electrical Outlets

220v/50 cycle; plugs are either standard European with 2 round prongs or standard Australian with two or three-angled flat prongs

Currency

Peso

Nearby Airports

EZE, BUE, AEP

Local Weather

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