If you a looking for reason to go to South America, Buenos Aires is the answer. The most cosmopolitan city in South America, you will find bustling streets, grand avenues, old-time cafes and stylish restaurants.
Get the inside tips to get around the city! According to the Argentinean everything its bigger and better there, specially the meat!
Find out how everything about a country built by people who came from all the corners of the world and couldn’t resist the temptation to stay!
Originally founded as Ciudad de Nuestra Señora Santa María del Buen Ayre,which can be, translated something like "City of Our Lady Saint Mary of the Good Winds it’s now internationally known as Buenos Aires.
To make a distinction from the province of the same name it’s usually called “Capital Federal”, a blink to the federal system in the country.
Local names are Baires, Bs As, o Ba. The financial district it’s also called “la city porteña”. People borne here are known as “porteños”, coming from the word “puerto” (port).
In many tango lyrics you can also find the name of “la reina del Plata”. That means “Queen of the river” ( Plata being an allusion to the Plata River where the river lays).