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Buenos Aires is the capital and the largest city in Argentina, located some 30 km to the north-west from Quilmes, 70 km south-west of Uruguay border. According to the latest census, the population of Buenos Aires is about 13,076,400 people. Many people visit Buenos Aires each year to take a look at its famous monuments and memorials and theatres.

The closest airport Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (IATA: AEP) is about 10 km away.

The most popular tourist attractions in it

1. Floralis Genérica
Floralis Genérica is a sculpture made of steel and aluminum located in Plaza de las Naciones Unidas, Avenida Figueroa Alcorta, Buenos Aires, a gift to the city by the Argentine architect Eduardo Catalano. Catalano once said that the flower " is a synthesis of all the flowers and is both a hope that is reborn every day to open. " It was created in 2002. The sculpture moves closing its petals in the evening and opening them in the morning.

2. Teatro Colón
The Teatro Colón (Spanish) (Columbus Theatre) is an opera house in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The theatre was closed for refurbishment at the end of October 2006, with plans to reopen in 2010.

3. National Museum of Decorative Arts, Buenos Aires
The National Museum of Decorative Arts is an art museum in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

4. MALBA
The Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires (español. Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, MALBA) is a museum located on Figueroa Alcorta Avenue, in the Palermo section of Buenos Aires.

5. Casa Rosada
La Casa Rosada (Spanish for " The Pink House" ), officially known as the Casa de Gobierno (" Government House" ) or Palacio Presidencial (" The Presidential Palace" ), is the official seat of the executive branch of the Government of Argentina. The President works there but doesn't live there, the presidential residence is the Quinta de Olivos, a compound in Olivos, Buenos Aires Province.

6. Obelisk of Buenos Aires
The Obelisk of Buenos Aires (español. Obelisco de Buenos Aires) is a modern monument placed at the heart of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Porteños refer to it simply as El Obelisco.

7. Palacio Barolo
Palacio Barolo is a 22-story office building, located at 1370 Avenida de Mayo, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Italian architect Mario Palanti was commissioned to design the building by the empresario Luis Barolo, an Italian immigrant who had arrived in Argentina in 1890 and had made a fortune in knitted fabrics. The basic design, in Eclectic style, was conceived simultaneously with one for the Palacio Salvo in Montevideo, Uruguay.

8. Buenos Aires Zoo
The Buenos Aires Zoo covers 18 hectares (44 acres) in the Palermo district in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Zoo contains 89 species of mammals, 49 species of reptiles and 175 species of birds, with a total of over 2, 500 different animal species. The institution's goals are to conserve species, produce research and to educate the public.

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Floralis Genérica

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Teatro Colón

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National Museum of Decorative Arts, Buenos Aires

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MALBA

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Casa Rosada

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Obelisk of Buenos Aires

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Palacio Barolo

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Buenos Aires Zoo

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Parque de la Ciudad

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San Martín Palace

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King Fahd Islamic Cultural Center

The King Fahd Islamic Cultural Center is a mosque and center for

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Buenos Aires Japanese Gardens

The Buenos Aires Japanese Gardens are a public space administered by

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Tierra Santa (theme park)

Tierra Santa is a religious theme park in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It

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Parque de la Costa

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Moreno 820 Design Apartments

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Two Hotel Buenos Aires

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Art Factory San Telmo

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