More views of Streets and Buildings of Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina. It is the most visited city in South America, and the second-most visited city of Latin America (behind Mexico city.)

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Buenos Aires is a top tourist destination, and is known for its preserved Spanish/European-style architecture and rich cultural life.

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One finds many public parks throughout the city with different monuments, statues.

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Gigantic buildings with spanish and colonial architectures.

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With nice balconies and elegant wooden doors.

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European style façade buildings.

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and congested wide boulevards.

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The Teatro Nacional Cervantes in Buenos Aires is the national stage and comedy theatre of Argentina.

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Flower Kiosque.

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Local sidewalk native vendor.

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El Ateneo Bookshop, Buenos Aires

El Ateneo Grand Splendid is one of the best known bookshops in Buenos Aires.  In 2008, it was placed as the second most beautiful bookshop in the world.

Main entrance of El Ateneo bookshop.

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Originally built in the 1800’s, it opened as a theatre, it features ceiling frescoes painted by Italian artists.  In the late twenties the theatre was converted into a cinema, and in 1929 showed the first sound films presented in Argentina.

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Ceiling view.

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View of balconies with ornamental moldings.

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This is Buenos Aires, Argentina today

When you arrive in the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires, its beauty is apparent with elegant architecture, wide tree-shaded boulevards.

Old and new building constructions in many areas of the city.  This building which occupies its own city block, has recently been renovated to be used as bank offices.  In the past, it was responsible for the distribution of the yerba mate—a traditional, South American bitter tea.

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A typical boulevard in BA

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Huge trees-shaded are spotted in many public parks.

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Another typical boulevard in BA

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Modern building constructions all around.

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Nice Old Building with plenty more like this one to make your head spin.  Undoubtedly, BA deserves the label “Paris of South America.”  It has this distinct European flavor.

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The “Centro Cultural Kirchner is cultural center located in Buenos Aires. It is the largest of Latin America and the third or fourth largest in the world.  This building previously served as BA Central Post Office.

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Modern architectures of the city of Buenos Aires.

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Houses of La Boca Neighborhood, Buenos Aires, MG_0085

When in Argentina, it is a must to stroll through the colorful La Boca neighborhood, a working class barrio, and the old quarter of San Telmo and Caminito, and view a mix of colonial style homes, narrow lanes, artists’ lofts and trendy cafes.

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A colourful building in the iconic neighbourhood of La Boca in Buenos Aires.

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