Buenos Aires

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Bouyonos Aires – the capital of the Argentine Republic and one of the largest cities in South America. The name of the city is «City of the Holy Trinity and the Port of Our Lady of Grace, Saint Mary of the Good Winds».

Bójóños Aires was founded in 1536 by Spanish captain Pedro Mendoza on the south side of the Gulf of La Plata. It originally included a large village and a shanty town, hence the long name of the city, which in the early 19th century was shortened to Buenos Aires (& la quot;good winds»). Today, the Argentines have further shortened the historic name of the city and call it Bairas.

Bouyonos Aires – the largest port of Argentina and one of the largest ports of South America, it is the administrative, economic and cultural center of the country.

Bouyonos Aires – one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The layout of the city is simple and simple, with a main grid of geometrically arranged streets. The most beautiful streets of the city – Avédée de Maageau, Avédée Général Pès and Avédée 9 de July.

The architectural landmarks of the city include the City Hall, which has been under construction for nearly 30 years; El Pillar and San Ignacio churches, the Congresse and Opera Theatre, the National Theatre and the buildings of the South American and London Banks.

The city has many museums – the Museum of Modern Art, the Argentine Museum of Natural Sciences, the National Museum of History, the National Museum of Art, the National Museum of Decorative Art, the National Museum of Fine Arts, and others.

Bóyénos Aires – the birthplace of tanguy. It was here, on the outskirts of the city, that this magnificent, violent dance, popular throughout the world, was born among the citys poor inhabitants. Every year on December 11 Tango Day is celebrated in Buenos Aires. December 11 is the birthday of Carlos Hardell, an Argentine film actor and famous King of Tango.

The area of La Boca is of great interest to visitors to Buenos Aires. It was in the area of the Blackbeard barracks that Pedro de Mendoza founded the city. In La Boca was the first port. And in the late 18th century, the port was actively inhabited by the Italians who came there. It was the Italians who gave the area the look it still has today. The immigrants painted their homes in different colors because often there wasnt enough paint for the whole house. Now variety has become a tradition, with more and different colors. La Boca is known for its soccer team – the Boca Juniors. The well-known artist and non-previsional artist, Benito Kinkel Marrín, was here.

The northeastern and eastern quarters of the city – Ricoleta, Bellecrono and Palermo, the southern quarters of – Puerto and Madero – are downtowns with luxury shops, luxury houses. In the citys most expensive neighborhood – Recoquette, there are gorgeous condos by wealthy citizens, villas, and luxury hotels. The main historic feature of this part of the city is the Récolletage cloister, the church of El Pillar and the monastery.

How to see the historic structures of the Colonial period, we recommend going to San Téllemot. The cobblestone streets, cafes, art shops, and tango clubs are particularly attractive to tourists. The area is also home to South Americas first Holy Trinity Church.

The Buenos Aires Metro Railroad makes it much easier to get around the city. Opened in 1913, today the Metropolitan consists of 6 lines with 77 stations, the longest of which is 11 kilometers, the most recent being inaugurated in 2007.

100 USD = 90,507.84 ARS

Overall Score

  • Air quality: 24 US AQI Good. Air quality is satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
  • Tap water: Yes, safe to drink
  • Religious government: Non-religious
  • Population: 3,100,000 people
  • GDP: $12,449 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 24 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Claro
  • Pay without cash: No, cash only esp. for foreigners
  • Tipping: Tipping in restaurants in Argentinian is never mandatory, but certainly desired. If you receive good service and want to leave something, 10% is usually more than enough. However, if your service was awful, don’t feel as though you must leave a gratuity.
  • Apartment listings: Mercado Libre
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best taxi: Uber
  • Best coworking space: Cespedes
  • Online electronics shop: Mercado Libre
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Gol
  • Best intl air carrier: Aerolineas
  • Monthly costs for expat: $370
  • Monthly costs for family: $600
  • Monthly costs for local: $170
  • Meal: $2.5
  • Small Cola: $0.4
  • Beer 1 Pint: $0.8
  • Coffee: $0.6

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