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Buenos Aires

Fusing Latin expression and Parisian éclat, Buenos Aires is Argentina’s unpretentiously chic capital federal.

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Between the underground Subte and the above ground bus system, public transit in Buenos Aires is very good, albeit crowded during rush hour. With the city's logically gridded layout and a map in hand, BA feels pedestrian friendly. Cabs are plentiful, but make sure to take an official one that sets a meter.

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Known for

Porteño pride, Parisian éclat, Tango, Casa Rosada, Evita, political protests, intellectual culture, flea markets, fútbol, Che Guevara, Recoleta Cemetery

Locals Love

Locals Love

Mate by day, fernet and coke by night, fútbol, Messi, Maradona, talking politics, plaza sitting, Italian culture, rock music, leather, steak, alfajores

Locals Complain About

Locals Complain About

Inflation, the cost of purchasing US dollars, Chilean volcano eruptions, Uruguay’s fútbol teams, early mornings, crowded Subte cars, pickpockets