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10 Things To Do In Buenos Aires, Argentina

January 28th, 2011

The City of Buenos Aires has a host of attractions, places to visit and activities. We will only mention ten that you can not miss when you visit Buenos Aires, la Reina del Plata. 1 – Tour Traditional The traditional city tour includes a visit on its way: – the Plaza de Mayo, the square known as the Argentine people, because it happened the most important events in Argentina's history. – The Cabildo: the west side of the Plaza de Mayo is this historic building, where in 1810 the natives decided to form their own government, being taken prisoner, the King of Spain by the French. – Government House is also called the Casa Rosada. It is of great architectural beauty and a museum has on display various objects belonging to the Argentine presidents.

– Metropolitan Cathedral: Neo-Renaissance character, is the most important Catholic shrine in Argentina. Here lie the remains of Don Jose de San Martin, the father of the independence of Argentina, Chile and Peru. – San Telmo: this neighborhood of stately houses is preserved in time, with its cobbled streets. Your heart is the Plaza Dorrego, where you can find old cafes and bars. They are famous antiques fairs with objects of all kinds (books and magazines, clothing, coins, ornaments and more varied collection objects). – La Boca: their houses are typical postal (tenement) whose fronts are composed of plates of different colors. One of its most popular attractions is Caminito, a street where you can breathe and dance the tango and sell handicrafts and paintings.

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