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Argentina is a wonderful place, and its capital city Buenos Aires is a true gem of South America. One of the things that visitors find in this city is that the fun never stops. This city is often at the very top of the list for best places to visit, but if you don't rent a car in Buenos Aires, you are going to miss much of what is waiting for you. Why? Because there is simply too much to do and see that relying on other forms of transportation will leave you disappointed.
It would take a whole book to tell you all the things to do here. But, here are a few of the better things you may want to check out.
The Catedral Metropolitana is a Catholic cathedral. It was completed in 1862 and, for many people, it is the most important attraction in the whole city. It has many Renaissance elements such as its Latin cross floor plan, tiled dome, and pilasters. You can also see 18th century paintings and sculptures. It is located in the Plaze de Mayo at San Martin 27.
Another place to visit when you rent a car in Buenos Aires is the Botanical Garden. You can find acres of trees, flowers, and quiet walkways here and it is a great place to take in some quiet time. Plants from all over the world are showcased in the greenhouse and out in the open. There is also a museum on the grounds. Family picnics are encouraged!
And you do not want to miss the Plaza de Mayo. This area was founded in 1580! It is the main place to be in the city and many attractions can be found here include monuments, statues, and old buildings.
These are only a few of the many things to do here, and we have not even looked at the exciting night life! To get the most of your visit, hire a car rental in Buenos Aires so you can move around as you wish.