Capital and most populated city of Argentina. It is located in the central-eastern region of the country, on the southern shore of the Río de la Plata, in the Pampas region. It is also called the Federal Capital, for being the seat of the national government. It was ceded in 1880 by the province of Buenos Aires to be the federal capital of the country. Since 1996 it is an autonomous city with its own executive, legislative and judicial powers. It is a cosmopolitan city and a major tourist destination. Its complex infrastructure makes it one of the most important cities in America and an alpha-category global city given its influences in commerce, finance, fashion, art, gastronomy, education, entertainment and mainly in its marked culture. It is considered one of the 25 most influential cities in the world. Its urban profile is markedly eclectic, in which various architectural styles are mixed. Due to the latter, added to its building development and marked European influence in its architecture in certain areas, it is known throughout the world by the nickname "The Paris of America".To get to know the city, these would be Some of the essential places to visit:- Plaza de Mayo: It is located in the Montserrat neighborhood, in front of the Casa Rosada. It was created in 1884, as a result of the union of the Plaza de la Victoria and the Plaza del Fuerte, when a construction called Recova Vieja, which separated them, was demolished. It is located on the site where the second foundation of the city took place in 1580. Place of the great popular demonstrations in the country, it can be said that, except for the Declaration of Independence and the battles that were fought to conquer it, it has been the scene of all transcendental events at the national level.- Historical Town Hall: The Town Hall functioned in this building. Founded by Juan de Garay in 1580, later in 1810 it became a Governing Board that functioned until its dissolution in 1821. The Royal Audience also functioned there, the highest appellate court of second instance in the territory, from 1661 to 1812, when it was replaced by a Chamber of Appeals. But the institution that operated for the longest time in that building was the Buenos Aires Prison, from 1608 to 1877, when its prisoners were transferred to the now-defunct National Penitentiary. It was declared a National Historic Monument in 1933 and the object of different reforms, fixing its current appearance in 1940. Since November 1939 the building has functioned as a museum.- Casa Rosada: Located in the Plaza de Mayo, in the Montserrat neighborhood, it is the seat of the Executive Branch. Inside it is the office of the President of Argentina, of its various secretariats, and of the Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers. Its characteristic color is pink and it is considered one of the most emblematic buildings in the city. It also houses the Government House Museum, with objects related to the presidents of the country. In 1942 it was declared a National Historic Monument.- Metropolitan Cathedral (of the Holy Trinity): It is the main Catholic temple in Argentina. It is located in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of San Nicolás, in front of the Plaza de Mayo. The main façade, in neoclassical style, is inspired by the front of the Bourbon Palace in Paris. In it, a museum dedicated to the figure of Para Francisco, former archbishop of Buenos Aires, was inaugurated, where you can see: a life-size image of him, but that the pontiff himself asked to be removed, and a commemorative plaque, with historical references of his life, on the twenty-first anniversary of his episcopal consecration. On July 7, 2013, the pope's museum was inaugurated, with personal and liturgical objects that he used during the fifteen years of his pastoral activity in the city. The museum bears the name of "Cardinal Jorge M. Bergoglio" and is located in some rooms arranged to the left of the central nave of the Cathedral.- Plaza del Congreso: Located in the Montserrat neighborhood, it is so named because it is in front of the National Congress Palace. It is frequent that, when debating some of the most relevant laws for Argentine society, the people gather in their vicinity to express their opinions and demonstrate. It is part of a set of three squares located in the same area, next to Plaza Lorea and Plaza Mariano Moreno. The construction of these squares was an urban creation around the celebrations of the centenary of the May Revolution.- Avenida 9 de Julio and Obelisco: It is the widest in the world with 140 meters. In it is located the Obelisk, a historical monument, considered an icon of the Buenos Aires city. It has a height of 67 meters, topped by a 3.5-meter apex and a Rome-style point of about 40 centimeters. It has a single entrance door and at its top there are four windows. It was built in 1936 on the occasion of the fourth centenary of the so-called first foundation of Buenos Aires by Pedro de Mendoza. It is located in the Plaza de la República.- La Confitería del Molino, witness of the last hundred years of the city. After more than 20 years closed to the public and after a long remodeling job, today you can take a guided tour that allows you to learn about the history of this emblematic building.-La Boca : Who has not heard of this traditional Buenos Aires neighborhood whose history began to be written in 1536 with the arrival of Pedro Mendoza and the first foundation of the city? One of the most picturesque places in Buenos Aires, cradle of tango (it is common to meet couples dancing tango in the street), with a bohemian, artistic and multicultural history. And if you like soccer, you can visit the exterior of La Bombonera, it is the famous Boca Juniors stadium.-La Recoleta: little Paris from Buenos Aires. Stroll through this French-inspired neighborhood and discover classic attractions in this area such as the famous Recoleta Cemetery.And of course, whether you're a fan of dancing or not, you can't leave Buenos Aires without having enjoyed a Tango show in one of its many venues throughout the city.

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