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Top 10 Fun Activities In Buenos Aires
Often, dubbed as "Paris of South or South America," the Argentinean capital, Buenos Aires offers you the lights and fun of Paris in South America. It is one of your finest destinations in the New Worlds. Located on the southern shore of the Río de la Plata (River Plate, the River of Silver), on the southeastern coast of the South American continent, Buenos Aires is your destination that offers you a wide range of fun activities.

The "Queen of Silver" is your potpourri of funs and urban adventures that attract and suits to all tastes. The city offers you lots of fun during days and during nights as well. You can do the following top 10 fun things in Buenos Aires.

1. City tour: You can visit museums, historical places, walk along the Avenida de Mayo, take a guided tour or simply have a coffee in one of the famous coffee shops of the city. The city is famous for its museums, and historical parks. You can visit Basílica de La Virgen de Luján, Colonia del Sacramento (República Oriental del Uruguay), El Tigre Delta, Parque de la Costa, and Casino de Tigre Trilenium.

2. Biking and Cycling: These are two best ways to explore the beauties of city. There are many places where you can enjoy biking and cycling. Some of recommended areas include the Bosques de Palermo, Costanera, Parque Thays, Av. Figueroa Alcorta and Avenida Libertador.

3. Walking & Bus Tours: Buenos Aires is your destination, if you love walking. It is ideal place for walking that will the streets look even more attractive. You can enjoy walking in/around Parque Lezama, Russian Orthodox Church, Botanical Garden, Japanese Garden, Zoo, Bosques de Palermo, Racetrack: Hipódromo Argentino de Palermo, Galileo Galilei Planetarium, Monument of the Spaniards (Monumento de Los Españoles, Palermo Hollywood, Plaza Italia, Statue of Liberty, North Riverside Drive (Costanera Norte), Plaza Miserere, Mataderos Fair, etc.

4. Bus & Coach Tours: It is another nice way to tour around city. You can visit places such as Cabildo, Government House or Casa Rosada (Pink House), Cathedral, May Pyramid (Pirámide de Mayo), May Avenue (Avenida de Mayo), Tortoni Coffee House (Café Tortoni), General Post Office, Palace of Congress (Palacio del Congreso), Two Congresses Park (Plaza De Los Dos Congresos), El Molino Coffee House (Confitería El Molino), Monumental Tower (Torre Monumental), Kavanagh Building, Retiro Railway Terminal, Plaza San Martín, etc.

5. Sightseeing: The city offset you one of the finest sites in South America. Some of the important sites include Florida Street, Santa Fé Avenue, Basílica Nuestra Señora del Pilar, Recoleta Cemetery, Recoleta Cultural Center, Obelisk, Plaza de La República, 9 de Julio Avenue, Corrientes Avenue, Lavalle Street, Plaza Lavalle, Colón Theater, Plaza Constitución, San Telmo, El Viejo Almacén, Canto al Trabajo Sculpture, Block of Lights (Manzana de las Luces), San Telmo Market, Plaza Dorrego, San Ignacio De Loyola Church, Fragata Sarmiento, Puerto Madero, South Riverside Drive (Costanera Sur), and Caminito.

6. Hot Air Ballooning: It offers you nice opportunity to have aerial view of city. You can enjoy the Air Balloon Ride at dawn or at sunset, and during nice weather conditions. The balloon flies over Capilla Del Señor area, 90Km from the Federal Capital. It offers you wonderful scenery of the pampas.

7. Cruises & Water Tours: Cruises & Water Tours offer you nice opportunities to enjoy water activities. You can enjoy Cruises & Water Tours on the southeastern coast of the South American continent.

8. Nightlife: Buenos Aires offers extremely vibrant nightlife. The city has a number of pubs, clubs, discos, bars, and restaurants. Tango is the soul of the city. You can really have some nice time doing tango in the dance clubs of the city.

9. Visiting Coffee Shops: Buenos Aires is famous for its Coffee Shops and café culture. You can really have some nice time out in coffee shops and cafes of the city. They offer you nice reasons to hang out during days as well as nights.

10. Shows, Concerts & Events: Buenos Aires is cultural hub of Argentina. The city offers nice venues for a number of shows, concerts and events. Whenever you are in Buenos Aires, you should not miss the shows, concerts & events of the city.
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