Buenos Aires is the heart of Argentina, famous in Latin America for its culture and natural beauties. It combines tradition and modernism. For its noticeable European influence in its architecture and the dressing style of its people, Buenos Aires is known as “the Paris of Latin America”.
Buenos Aires is huge and varied: it features a well-preserved, European-style architecture downtown and in its surroundings, such as Monserrat, San Telmo and Recoleta neighborhoods, but it’s also home of modern Puerto Madero. Palermo, Villa Crespo, Las Cañitas and Abasto neighborhoods with their mix of tradition and modernism in an eclectic, attractive proposal. If taking Spanish classes in Buenos Aires at CUI, you’ll be studying in the very center of the city, perfectly connected to all these different areas.
But not only architecture varies from one neighborhood to another: different immigration waves have populated specific areas of the city, and we are today a melting pot with roots in Spain, Italy, Bolivia, Peru, Armenia, Germany, China, Colombia, Korea, Russia and Poland, among others.
This city is also well-known for its hospitality, and multiculturalism, depicted in every corner of the city. Numerous art galleries, theaters, exhibit halls, movie theaters, museums and book shops are proof of an intense cultural life that features local and international artists performing, exhibiting or showing all year round in Buenos Aires. Therefore, Spanish classes in Buenos Aires can be always complemented with all types of cultural activities that help students reinforce their language skills and imply a strong motivation to learn more.
Food, on the other hand, enjoys a wide variety of ethnic offer. Buenos Aires offers fine, international-class restaurants and bars that can be found in quarters such as Puerto Madero, Recoleta, Palermo Viejo, Las Cañitas, San Telmo and even the Downtown, where visitors can taste some of the best beef, pasta, pizzas and wines in the world.
Our city is also famous for its nightlife, with hundreds of clubs, pubs and bars scattered around. The city is birthplace of “tango”, the sensual dance that has captivated the world. It’s common to hear this city never sleeps.
Last but not least, this city has a long tradition as a tourist attraction and features excellent informative material; city tours, guided visits and one-day cultural activities of all types; well-preserved historical buildings which are open to the general public, and an economical, unified transportation system.
Taking Spanish classes in Buenos Aires is definitely an intensive and multicultural experience. At CUI | Spanish Programs, we work to help students get to know the city and its people in a deep sense, through a genuine cultural immersion that we encourage along with the language learning process.