Buenos Aires was originally founded in 1536 and was named Nuestra Señora Santa María del Buen Aire, or Our Lady St. Mary of the Good Air. Located on the south-east coast of the country, Argentina's capital is now home to around 3 million people. It is one of the most visited cities in Latin America. The city has a thriving arts scene, interesting history and amazing architecture drawing tourists eager to experience the 'Paris of the South.'
The tango is synonymous with Buenos Aires, and visitors have many opportunities to experience this passionate dance. Visitors looking for an authentic experience may wish to visit a milonga, where locals go dancing. They happen around the city every day of the week. The most interesting experience may be an open-air milonga where visitors can watch tango enthusiasts dancing in the street.
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