The IANA time zone identifier for Buenos Aires is America/Argentina/Buenos_Aires.
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Buenos Aires is the great and cosmopolitan capital of Argentina.
Its center is the Plaza de Mayo with imposing buildings from the 19th century, such as the famous Casa Rosada presidential palace.
This famous pale pink Presidential Palace was the place from which Eva Perón addressed the huge crowds eager to see her.
Plaza de Mayo is the traditional hub of entertainment and activity, while Avenida Santa Fe is the city's most elegant shopping area.
This splendid wide avenue is famous for its beautiful buildings with their attractive facades and domes, along with landmarks like the famous Café is Torton.
Elegant, but always busy, Buenos Aires encapsulates the very essence of Argentina.
The second largest city in South America, Buenos Aires is the political, economic and cultural capital of Argentina, as well as the gateway to the rest of this great nation.
Its compact, leafy center is reminiscent of Paris
, with many charming corners where tidy high-rise apartments are interspersed with attractive 19th-century buildings.
Most first-time visitors are surprised to find that this great city has managed to preserve its ancient traditions.
Each of its 47 "barrios" has its own distinct character, and you'll never tire of exploring these charming neighborhoods.
Among the most popular are Palermo, La Recoleta and Belgrano, with their wide avenues lined with palatial mansions, luxury skyscrapers and large parks.
Also fun to explore are San Telmo and La Boca, with their distinctly colorful artistic flair.
The most important cultural attractions include the Teatro Colón, a magnificent opera house with almost 2,500 seats from 1908, and the modern MALBA (Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires) of Latin American art.
The Recoleta Cemetery (Cementerio de la Recoleta) has long been popular with locals and tourists alike, drawn here by the many elaborate mausoleums.
These beautiful mausoleums serve as final resting places for a true who's who of famous Argentines, including such illustrious souls as Eva Perón, now embalmed in the Duarte family tomb.
Located on Plaza de Mayo, the beautiful Cabildo served as the seat of colonial government and was the epicenter of the May 1810 revolution against Spanish rule. It dates from 1610 and was later expanded throughout the 18th century.
Today, this splendid building houses the National Museum of the Cabildo with its numerous exhibitions related to the city during the 18th century, including a replica of the city's first press, an exhibition of Jesuit and colonial art, and numerous old maps and photos of the city.
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