Each year travelers are asked what the best destinations for travel will be and each year the list changes. While popular destinations such as London, Paris and New York are rarely far from the top, others such as Milan and Singapore also make their way to the top as well. This year, one of the top destinations making waves in the travel world is the city of Buenos Aires. From its culture to its style, one trip, and it is easy to see what makes this destination so special. Pristine Agency invites you to take a closer look with us at the history of this great city and what sets it apart from others in the world.
Capital city of Argentina, the diverse and always exciting city of Buenos Aires is a city known for many reasons. Part Latin America and part Europe, this unique capital city offers a diversity not found in many destinations. Thanks to this diversity, the opportunities and experiences offered to visitors are vast. From dancing to dining to enjoying a luxury resort or a walk on its historic streets, it is easy to see what makes this one destination you won’t want to miss.
Founded in the early 1500’s, Buenos Aires was known first as Ciudad de Neustra Senora Santa Maria del Buen Ayre or City of our Lady Saint Mary of the Fair Winds. By any name, Buenos Aires has always been reliant on trade for its growth. During the latter part of the 17th century and early 18th century, pirate attacks threatened the city however, the naming of Buenos Aires as an open port in the late 18th century, provided some relief and protection to those in the area. Despite wars, pirates and time itself, Buenos Aires has continued to grow and today, this major port city is home to over 2.8 million people and is one of the largest metropolitan areas in all of South America.
Its diversity, its history and its roots all play a role in Buenos Aires’ top attractions. Many of the most popular attractions relate in some way to these three aspects of the city including La Boca. La Boca is a neighborhood in Buenos Aires and is a great place to spend much of your time as it is home to some of the region’s most influential, renowned and historic sites of interests. From the Yellow House to the historic Nuestra Senora de los Immigrantes Church, visitors have the opportunity to explore various sites without having to get a ride making it cost effective as well. Historic haunted sites, fine eating establishments and other architectural sites and attractions such as a number of museums can be found here as well.
Whether you enjoy art and history, sports or have some other interest, Buenos Aires rarely disappoints. Find out for yourself what makes this a destination worth exploring on your vacation and something special in 2015.