Argentinean city of
Buenos Aires is located on the west bank of the Río de la Plata. The Rio
de la Plata is an estuary of the Parana and Uruguay rivers which forms a muddy fertile
basin and the border between Argentina and Uruguay. Buenos Aires which is the capital
of Argentina is also its largest port. In fact the residents of Buenos Aires are
commonly referred to as 'portenos' which translates from Spanish as 'people from
Buenos Aires not only has the distinction of being the largest port in Argentina
but it is the largest port i1n all of South America. As a result of its large size,
it handles much of the container traffic for South America. Buenos Aires which is
colloquially called 'Bue' is in fact the financial, industrial, commercial, and
cultural hub of Argentina and one of the most prominent cities in South America.
Aires which was occupied by Spanish colonists in the 16th century and which subsequently
followed an open door policy for European immigrants in the 19th Century is a city
which bears the distinct stamp of European style. This European influence is widely
seen in real estate make up of the city which is characterized by wide boulevards,
imposing architecture, restaurants and sidewalk cafes. So widespread is this European
influence that Buenos Aires is sometimes referred to as 'the Paris of the South'.
This port is home to approximately three million people who live in 50 districts
called Barrios and the city of Buenos Aires along with the wider metropolitan area
of Greater Buenos Aries forms a teeming megapolis which is visited frequently by
both business and leisure travelers all year round.
Aside from its physical beauty, Buenos Aires is also known for its preeminent position
in the Argentine economy. The city is home to several thriving industries like oil
refining, textile production, metal works, chemicals and automobile manufacturing
though it also has a strong services sector wherein advertising, financial services
and the hospitality industry play a prominent role. Agriculture and cattle farming
are extremely important sectors in the Argentinean economy and accordingly Buenos
Aires has a thriving food production and processing industry which processes and
exports the dairy, meat, grain, tobacco, wool, leather products and fine Malbec
wines which are produced in various parts of Argentina . Much of this hectic business
activity is conducted in a central area of Buenos Aires which is known as the Microcentro.
from its economic and commercial significance, Buenos Aires also enjoys a reputation
as a global center for the arts and culture. Buenos Aires is in fact renowned the
world over as the birth place of the dance form known as 'the Tango' and the city
has several schools where visitors can study this energetic but graceful dance form.
Additionally the city is also known for its many landmarks like its world famous
zoo, its botanic gardens and fantastic museums like the Museo Nacional De Belles
Artes, the Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo, the Museo de Arte Latinoamericano
de Buenos Aires/Colleccion Constantini( MALBA) amongst others.
the city also hosts several prominent cultural events and fairs like the huge annual
contemporary art fair called ArteBA and the Feria Internacional del Libro de Buenos
Aires, or International Book Fair which is the largest book fair in Latin America.
Both these world famous events attract hordes of business as well as leisure travelers
to this vibrant port city. These travelers usually arrive in the city by flying
into its Ezeiza International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional Ministro Pistarini
) which is located in Retiro in Gran Buenos Aries and which can be accessed via
a half an hour drive from downtown Buenos Aires on the Ricchieri Highway.
To cater to the needs of these numerous year round business and leisure travelers,
Buenos Aires is equipped with over 300 hotels many of which are located in the city's
stylish, upscale, 'old money' district called Recoleta which is famous for its magnificent
cemetery La Recoleta Cemetery. This cemetery contains the remains of the rich and
famous of Buenos Aires, including the remains of the celebrated Eva Peron, an actress
and the politician wife of former Argentinean President Juan Peron. Located within
the Recoleta district, are hotels like the Alvaer Palace Hotel, reputed to be the
most luxurious hotel in South America which is reeks of opulence with its carved
marble balustrades and French furniture, The Four Seasons Bsuenos Aires and the
Palacio Duhau- Park Hyatt which are favored by business travelers to Buenos Aires.
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