The city of Buenos Aires is the capital of the Republic of Argentina, also called CABA which stands for Ciudad Autónama de Buenos Aires. It’s located on the banks of the Río de la Plata in the Eastern Central part of the country, and is one of the most visited cities in South America.
Around 10 million tourists arrive each year through Ezeiza International Airport to visit the city of Buenos Aires in search of it’s eclectic and cosmopolitan energy which originates from the waves of immigrants who arrived at the beginning of the last century. This mix of cultures is particularly expressed in the fabulous architecture of the city, which combines Art Deco, Neo-classical, Art Nouveau, and buildings reminiscent of the colonial style of the 18th century.
Renting a car is the best option to travel the city at your own pace without depending on pre-programmed tours or public transportation. Through RentingCarz it’s possible to reserve a rental car in Buenos Aires by internet at the best price through the most reliable companies on the market. Upon arrival at Ezeiza International Airport you just have to present the voucher at the car rental counter along with your driver’s license and a credit card in the name of the person who made the reservation before heading out to see the world capital of tango.
‘Caminito’is an obligatory stop for visitors. Located in the colorful and picturesque neighborhood of La Boca in front of the port of the Riachuelo. It’s a passageway about 150 meters long which acquired cultural relevance because it inspired a popular Tango song called Caminito. Caminito was written in 1926 by a notable composer of the genre, Juan de Dios Filiberto. Those who visit ‘El Caminito’can also tour the ‘Bombonera’, the stadium of the Boca Juniors, one of the most important soccer teams of the country.
To continue the journey, just get back in your rental car and drive to Plaza de Mayo located in what is known as Microcentro. This plaza surrounded by historic buildings such as the Cabildo (key protagonist in the May 1810 Revolution), the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the Casa Rosada (house of the government). Plaza de Mayo has been the setting for the most important historic events in the life of the Republic of Argentina.
Ballet and Opera lovers cannot miss a trip to The Teatro Colón http://www.teatrocolon.org.ar which for it’s size and acoustics is known as one of the top 5 most important theaters in the world. Inaugurated in 1908, the stage of The Colón Theater has seen such great artists as Richard Strauss, María Callas, Enrico Caruso, Plácido Domingo, Rudolf Nureijev and Yo-yo Ma among others.
A few blocks from The Colón, at the intersection of Corrientes and 9 de Julio, is the Obelisco of Buenos Aires. This historic monument 220 ft high was built in 1936 and is considered an icon of the city.
And those who like art can drive their rented cars to the MALBA www.malba.org.ar/ to enjoy an important collection of modern Latin American art with works byBerni, Xul Solar, Pettoruti, Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Tarsila do Amaral, and many others. A few blocks away is the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, with permanent exhibits of great quality. Here you can see works of ancient Asian Art, colonial and prehispanic American art, and many other pieces from the 12th century onward.
Anyone who loves nightlife will feel more than at home in Buenos Aires since the cultural and gastronomical life here is comparable to those of any world capital. Plays and restaurants here rank highly in all the principal guides and without a doubt this magical city gets gold-star rating. It will leave you wanting more!
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