The port of Buenos Aires is located on the banks of the Rio de la Plata. Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, is nicknamed the Paris of Latin America. Cosmopolitan city with Spanish, Italian, French and South American influences that characterizes its architecture and the way of life of its 12 million inhabitants.
The city was founded by the Spanish in two stages, in 1536 by Pedro de Mendoza and in 1580 by Juan de Garay. The indigenous peoples resisted the arrival of the Spaniards. The city is full of museums, restaurants and places to dance the tango. Evita, the famous actress-turned-politician, rests in the Recolleta cemetery.