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ARGENTINA: The land of brave "gauchos" and tango. Buenos Aires attracts people from all over the world because it is a city with European sophistication, combined with a romantic image of the tango. It is one of South America's most sophisticated and exciting cities .It is called "The Paris of the South" because it makes visitors feel melancholic. It is a city that never sleeps and there are many things to do. The city has its characteristic neighbourhoods. Microcentro: There are many 19th Century buildings and they remind you of some older European city far away on the other side of the world.The theater district is on Corrientes Avenue where there is a great variety of plays to enjoy.
La Boca: It is a colourful town situated along the old port and at the mouth of the Rio Riachuelo. It is famous for its Caminito. The neighbourhood is also home to the Boca Juniors football team.
Recoleta: It is a tourist attraction because it has the cemetery where Argentina's elite rest in ornate splendor.
Palermo: Full of parks ,statues, embassies and pubs. There are two new neighbourhoods within Palermo called Palermo Soho and Palermo Hollywood where tourists can enjoy a stroll through their streets as well as eat at fancy restaurants or just have coffee at their coffee shops.
Puerto Madero: It is a beautiful place to enjoy a stroll by the river and eat at luxurious restaurants.