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Travel Guide for Argentina:Ciudad_de_Buenos_Aires

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Basic Facts

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Official State/Region Name:Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Capital: Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Telephone Code: +54 (international) 11 (local code)
Area: sq km
Highest Mountain: --
State/Region Name in other languages:

Attractions and Things to See and Do

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Buenos Aires...
The City of Buenos Aires is the capital of the Argentine Republic and is located in the southern hemisphere, latitude 34º 36’ and longitude 58º 26’. The city extends on a plain and has 202 square kilometers (78.3 sq miles). Approximately 3 million people live in this city. Including the metropolitan area, the total population of Buenos Aires is above ten millions, making it one of the 10 most populated urban centers in the world.
The Río de la Plata and ... more


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Off the Beaten Path and Insider Tips

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Suggested Itineraries

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12 circuits in Buenos Aires


Touristic guide of Boedo neighbourhood: boedo+10


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Getting there and away, Getting around by Air, Train, Bus, Car, Motorcycle, Boat, Hitchhiking, Bicycle ... If you're travelling within what is called Capital Federal, it's a lot simpler to take the subways. There's only a few lines, so it's not a confusing mess like in London or New York. And they take you around some of the main places, and all of them ultimately start/end in, or around Plaza de Mayo, the "heart" of the ci ... more


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absolutely amazing hostel: La MeNeSuNdA Hostel

Food and Drinks and Local Specialties

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Restaurants, Supermarkets, Street Food, Local Specialties ...

Money and Costs

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The Argentine currency is the peso ($). There are $ 100, $ 50, $ 20, $ 10, $ 5 and $ 2 notes, and 1, 0.50, 0.25, 0.10 and 0.05 cent coins. The U.S. dollar is the most common foreign currency. Banks and casas de cambio (currency exchange offices), where you must present your passport, exchange foreign currency. Shops accept credit cards and dollars.

The exchange rate in Argentina is convenient for the foreign tourist. The main ... more

Post and Communications and Internet

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Post, Telephone, Fax, Internet Access ...

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Hospitality Club Meetings

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Activities and Sports

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Nightlife and Entertainment

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Bars, Cafes, Discos, Cinemas... GUIA PARA IR A COMER,SALIR, ETC, ETC : * Salidas, conciertos, espectaculos deportivos y demás... * * * * * ( grupo de eventos culturales ) * ( cines ) Theaters/Clubs/Parties/Concerts per day: * * www.b ... more

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Events and Holidays

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Government and Politics

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Argentina recognizes the freedom of worship. The official religion is that of the Roman Catholic Church, represented by an important number of churches. There are also other places of public worship, such as the Jewish central synagogue, the only site providing training to rabbis from all around the world, and the Mosque of Palermo neighborhood, the largest Islamic temple in Latin America.

Volunteer Opportunities and Work

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Organized Tours

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Hello I m Guide student : the next sunday 5 October my colleagues are doing one citytour in spanish : they do it twice, at 9 am and at 14 Pm I you want a place book in advance calling to this numbers 4-642-1300 Daniele Alejandro or 4943-7207 or mobile 1545263277 Cristian (he don t speak english) Hola : el dia domingo 5 de octubre mis compañeros de paracticas de turismo realizaran un citytour en español en dos horarios a elegir a las 9 hs y a las 14 hs para reserva tu lugar con anticipacion ... more

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Books and Further Reading

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Guidebooks, Travel, History and Politics
Please enter Amazon links to the books - we will put info on how to do this here shortly. This way we hope to get a bit of funding for the running of the club, if someone buys the books you recommend.

Other Information

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Tourist Police Station
Provides information in English, Italian, French, Portuguese and Ukrainian. Corrientes 436. 4346 5748 / 0800 999 5000

External Links

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Hola a todos los Viajeros/as que visitan nuestro país! A continuación detallo información útil de Argentina. Espero que sea de gran ayuda para todos. Un gran abrazo a todos, Guillermo. * El siguiente post, estará a disposición de todos en el grupo de Argentina en "Flagged Post" para que lo puedan chequear cuando gusten. ARGENTINA EN GENERAL: * * * * * * www.argentina.go ... more

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