Tango time

It's the perfect time to visit Argentina's colorful, energetic capital city.

The Obelisk is a modern monument placed at the heart of Buenos Aires. It was built in May 1936 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first founding of the city.

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Two tango dancers perform in Calle Caminito, a street in La Boca district of Buenos Aires famous for this passionate dance.

Sergio Pitamitz

Colorful buildings are hard to miss on Caminito Street in Buenos Aires.

Sergio Pitamitz

Sun-seekers crowd a beach in Mar del Planta - Argentina's premier seaside resort on the southern coast of Buenos Aires Province.

Yann Arthus-bertrand

The 335-foot-long suspension pedestrian bridge, Puente de la Mujer (Bridge of the Woman) was donated by Alberto L. Gonzales and his family to this city of Buenos Aires. Designed by Santiago Calatrava , it is the architect's only work in South America.

Michael Lewis

The Colon Theatre in Buenos Aires is one of the most famous opera houses in the world. It has 2,367 seats and standing room for 1,000.

Hubert Stadler

Finished in 1906, the National Congress Building in Buenos Aires is four stories high and has two pavilions, one on each side.

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