Argentina’s capital city, Buenos Aires is one of the biggest metropolises in Latin America. Its name when translated means fair winds, which only apt as the city is a port city making it the perfect base for travelling and seeing the rest of Argentina. Aside from offering the ideal jump-off point for exploring Argentina, Buenos Aires many attractions allows visitors to experience and exceptional urban adventure. And the perfect start to this great quest is at the Microcentro. This downtown location is near many of the city's historical spots such as the Casa Roda, Avenida 9 de Julio - the widest street in the Americas with 22 lanes, Palacio Barolo, Obelisco, and the Casa de la Cultura. While in the city, visitors should also see San Telmo with its well-preserved colonial houses and La Boca with its controversial reputation and colourful scenery. Palermo is also someplace to visit as it is the city's hippest neighborhood and where many of Buenos Aires' restaurants, bars, and boutiques are located. Never forget the Recoleta, Belgrano, and Almagro. Boedo is where Buenos Aires' tango activities happen.