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. The population of Buenos Aires is 13,076,400 people (as of 2015). Many people visit Buenos Aires to experience its monuments and memorials and theatres.
Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (IATA: AEP) is the nearest airport to it, situated just 10 km to the north-west.
Things to do in it
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.
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.
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.
The National Museum of Decorative Arts is an art museum in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Have you seen everything in Buenos Aires already? Let's have a look on the surroundings. Are you fancy to travel around a bit? Here is our list:
To understand Buenos Aires better you can also take a look at the gallery.