Buenos Aires is famous for its rich culture and tango dance. It is situated in front of Rio de la Plata in Argentina and has a temperate climate. The hottest months in Buenos Aires are from January to March. If you prefer a cooler weather, book cheap hotels between June and July. Find the best deals on cheap hotels online.
The history of Buenos Aires began in 1516 when European explorer Juan Diaz de Solis arrived at Rio de la Plata and called that river “El Mar Dulce” which means “Freshwater Sea”. Solis believed that the river gave access to gold and silver so he pursued his exploration which caused him his life.
Events, Landmarks, Activities
Catch the best tango dancers in the world by attending the Buenos Aires Tango Festival in March. This 9-day dance extravaganza features live concerts, dance exhibitions, free classes and open-air dance offs. If you missed this annual event, then there is the Palermo Viejo where you find tango dancers on the streets as well as numerous bars and shops. One of the most prominent people in Argentina is Evita Peron so visit Cementerio de la Recoleta to pay respect to her. Other must-see attractions include the Cathedral Metropolitana, Casa Rosada and Cabildo.
Buenos Aires is a pedestrian-friendly city which makes walking around the city pleasant. The fastest and cheapest way to get around the city is by subte (subway). Buses are also affordable and operate 24 hours. Taxis are aplenty but make sure to call a radio-taxi or remis to avoid getting ripped off.