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Venues in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, officially Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, of is the capital and largest city of the Republic Argentina.

Strongly influenced by European culture, Buenos Aires is sometimes referred to as the "Paris of South America". The city has the busiest live theatre industry in Latin America, with scores of theaters and productions. In fact, every weekend, there are about 300 active theatres with plays, a number that places the city as 1st worldwide, more than either London, New York or Paris, cultural Meccas in themselves. The number of cultural festivals with more than 10 sites and 5 years of existence also places the city as 2nd worldwide, after Edinburgh. The Kirchner Cultural Centre located in Buenos Aires, is the largest of Latin America, and the third worldwide.

Buenos Aires is the home of the Teatro Colón, an internationally rated opera house. There are several symphony orchestras and choral societies. The city has numerous museums related to history, fine arts, modern arts, decorative arts, popular arts, sacred art, arts and crafts, theatre and popular music, as well as the preserved homes of noted art collectors, writers, composers and artists. The city is home to hundreds of bookstores, public libraries and cultural associations (it is sometimes called "the city of books"), as well as the largest concentration of active theatres in Latin America. It has a zoo and botanical garden, a large number of landscaped parks and squares, as well as churches and places of worship of many denominations, many of which are architecturally noteworthy.

The city has been a member of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network after it was named "City of Design" in 2005.

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Venues in Buenos Aires (9)

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The Teatro Colón (Spanish: Columbus Theatre) is the main opera house in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is considered one of the ten best opera houses in the world by National Geographic, and is acoustically considered to be amongst the five best concert venues in the world. The present Colón replaced an original theatre which opened in 1857. Towards the end of the century it became clear that a new theatre was needed and, after a 20-year process, the present theatre opened on 25 May 1908, with Giuseppe Verdi's Aïda.
Galería Güemes, Florida 165
An unforgettable experience in the heart of Buenos Aires. In the subfloor of this emblematic gallery, this magical and unique space, offers an incomparable art center and shows. It is conformed by the Astor Piazzolla Theatre and the Carlos Gardel Theatre, where sophistication, elegance and pure Art Nouveau style, transport the guests to the times of the Argentinian Belle Epoque.
Avenida Alicia Moreau de Justo, Av. Brasil 2150 y
Enjoy an unforgettable night with the argentine hallmark. Once at the hall, you will enjoy a 3-course meal with drinks designed specially to include the most characteristic flavors of the cuisine, and you will enjoy a true tango musical; Magia! (Magic!) a genuinely breathtaking show.
Avenida Rivadavia 2100
A smart cafe that combines Argentine cuisine and local wines with tango performances in the evenings.
Balcarce 799 e Independencia, San Telmo
San Telmo, a typical corner in Buenos Aires, has the purest characteristics of the ancient city, not found in any other place. Going for a walk around its streets, you will notice that the ancient houses have survived the passing of time. Then, you’ll get to the soul of the neighborhood, the corner of Balcarce and Independencia, internationally renowned as the the most traditional tango house, the first one and the one that has better preserved the true identity of Tango over the years: El Viejo Almacén.
Av. Márquez 700, B1642 San Isidro
The Hipódromo de San Isidro is a horse racing track located in San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is owned by the Jockey Club. It was inaugurated on 8 December 1935 and is one of the largest in the Americas.
Balcarce 425
La Ventana, in the San Telmo neighborhood, was inaugurated in 1982. It was a tenement house and the interiors were preserved. It presents a show with more than 30 artists on stage, tango orchestra and folk music, among others.
Cerrito 570
"Tango Porteno" in the former cinema building: theatrical shows and gourmet restaurant. Tango Porteño, it is a unique, magnifique and unrepeatable place.
Avenida Corrientes 860
The Opera Theater is located at Avenida Corrientes 860 in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, 200 meters from the Obelisk of that city. Ava Gardner, Édith Piaf, the Italian singer Mina Mazzini, the Folies Bergère, the Lido de Paris, Fairuz, R5 (band) among other international artists performed there.
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