Buenos Aires is a multicultural city, over the last two centuries the arrival of millions of immigrants have made the city a unique cultural melting pot that ranks as the top tourist destination in Latin America. The cities architecture reflects its diversity with art deco, French bourbon and neo-gothic styles sitting side by side. Of the 48 districts San Telmo is the oldest, many tango bars, cafes and restaurants retain their original interiors from the 1800s. There are more active theaters in Buenos Aires than London, New York or Paris, so your weekends will be full of options for live entertainment.
If you want to experience some of the world's best acoustics try the Teatro Colón opera house. It is among the best in the world with Maria Callas, Enrico Caruso, Birgit Nilsson and Luciano Pavarotti all having graced its stage. Buenos Aires also has a literary tradition of epic proportions, with over 700 book stores we recommend the El Atenio Grand Splendid, a palatial theater come bookstore that has retained its original architectural features. The theater continues to hosts concerts so you can listen while you browse. Being the birthplace of numerous art movements the city continues to have a thriving art culture. The deconstructionist architecture of Malba gallery is particularly impressive, it specializes in 20th Century Latin American works alongside contemporary exhibitions.