Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Buenos Aires is a dazzling example of old world charm. Its architecture, like its people, has been imported from the great cities of Europe.

Argentina’s sophisticated capital, Buenos Aires, is a metropolis of delights and contradictions. Geographically, it’s belongs to South America’s 2nd largest country and lays in the heart of the Latin world, yet, with over 85 percent of its residents of European descent, its lifestyle, culture and architecture are distinctly European. 

Ever since being established by the Spanish on a gold exploring expedition in 1536 and until the mid-20th century, waves upon waves of European settlers favoured Buenos Aires as their new home, and in doing so, transformed it into a European city of dreams. 

There’s no escaping the European influence from the very first moment you set foot in Buenos Aires. With its wide boulevards lined with 19th century Victorian and French-style homes, elegant Spanish villas, sidewalk cafes, striking parks and monuments; Buenos Aires resonates like London, Madrid, Rome and Paris.

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