Buenos Aires is the capital of, as well as the biggest city in Argentina, located on the southeast coast of the country.
Buenos Aires is one of the most dynamic cities in the world and there are always a lot of things to do and explore in Buenos Aires!
Tourists travel here to enjoy great food and wine, architecture and the rich cultural life - Buenos Aires is for example known for having the highest concentration of theaters worldwide.
The Buenos Aires Zoo is a place that animal lovers won’t want to miss. It is 45 acres of land that is home to more than 2,500 animals with 89 kinds of mammals, 175 bird species, and 49 reptile species.
There is also an aquarium in Buenos Aires with penguins, seals and fresh water fish. A perfect place to visit rainy days.
If you are looking for an active nightlife in the area, head to Palermo, a popular neighborhood in Buenos Aires. It is known for its cafes, restaurants, bars, and clubs, as well as some tourist areas such as the childhood home of the well-known poet, Jorge Luis Borges.
For those who love shopping, don’t miss checking out the several shopping malls: Galerias Pacifico, Alto Palerm, Patio Bullrich or Abasto or the pedestrian only shopping districts at Florida Street and Lavalle Street. One of the popular things to buy in the area are all varieties of leather products, books, clothing, shoes, and antiques.
Buenos Aires features a subtropical climate comprised of humid summers, as well as mild winters. In the fall and spring there are frequent thunderstorms. Temperatures range from a median of 25.1 °C (77.2 °F) in January 17 °C (63 °F) in the summer months. Notice that the warmest days are in January, so the seasons are the opposite from northern hemisphere climates.
If you enjoy running, come to Buenos Aires in October to watch or participate in the annual marathon, known as the Maratón Internacional de Buenos Aires. The race is sponsored by the Foundation for Sport Rhea Argentino.
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