Looking back through history books, Buenos Aires has been the home of some of Argentina’s most illustrious historical figures and cultural icons. From the independence movement to the image of Evita Peron, the impact of history is palpable in present day Buenos Aires.
Take a quick peek into Argentina’s captivating past and get up to speed with the country’s most prominent personalities and historical events – it’s the background knowledge that makes Buenos Aires truly come alive.
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Every 20th of June in Buenos Aires, celebrate “Dia de la Bandera de la Argentina”, the annual tribute to independence hero General Manuel Belgrano and his most famous legacy – the Argentine national flag.
For lovers of history, you can see historical maps of Buenos Aires using Google Earth, starting in 1892. See for yourself how the city has grown and changed over the years and how far it has come.