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National Museum

by yudaica2013 ·

Behind, the Casa Rosada (or the presidential palace), the classic Metropolitan Cathedral and the Museum of the Cabildo stress the importance of a country with a very recent history. You can not leave the area without going through Puerto Madero, the unconventional neighborhood where the old port warehouses have become cozy loft for office and home. In addition, you can visit a ship, lit up at night, exhibitions of painting and sculpture to which free access. This pleasant walk in Puerto Madero you can not leave without admiring the famous Bridge of the woman the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava designed the shape of a couple dancing tango. It is precisely in the neighborhood that is south of downtown, San Telmo, where tango can be heard during his famous Sunday market where you can buy antiques in its narrow and picturesque streets while dancing.

But you can also dance the tango for free many of the taverns in which part of the service get you to dance after tasting its famous Argentine beef. And along with the purely Argentine is also free photos with Mafalda has been placed on a bench in the neighborhood, near the house where Quino first drew. South of San Telmo is the most chaotic and colorful capital, La Boca. Known for hosting the famous soccer stadium of Boca Juniors, an emblem for all Argentines. Even if something surprising in this neighborhood are the homes of color working in the area, which have their origin in the Spanish and Italian immigrants who painted their houses with the paint left over from the boats. In the north of the city, closest to the center is Retiro is one of the most luxurious in Buenos Aires but it contains a large part of the museums and the train station and the capital's largest. To travel to anywhere in the country should be asked in the office of information and that the buses are cheap and are well equipped to long distances.

Another landmark is Recoleta neighborhood in which you can visit the National Museum of Fine Arts and the impressive Recoleta cemetery, which is said to Eva Peron is buried but the locals do not totally believe it. The city's cultural offer is impressive and there are a number of music and drama performances and free exhibitions in the street and in cultural centers (), which can make the visit to this great megalopolis without requiring a round trip spend lots of money. By: Andrea a Sonia Sanz, Andrea and Almudena are independent travelers, before working as writers for HostelBookers toured several continents to discover the wonders of their cities and towns. During this trip, Andrea discovered a large quantity of quality, affordable place to stay.