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Places visited in Buenos Aires, Argentina
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East Melbourne, Australia

Fairies Tree

A whimsical menagerie of creatures carved into a 300-year-old tree trunk.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Tomb of Rufina Cambacérès

A beautiful young girl said to have been buried alive in her coffin…
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cementerio de la Chacarita

A vast necropolis where you'll find the elaborate mausoleums of Argentinian tango stars.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

City Hall Urinal

A public urinal so pretty, it was declared a national monument.
Cabuya, Costa Rica

Cabuya Island Cemetery

There is a small island in the Gulf of Nicoya where the only human inhabitants are dead.
Palermo, Argentina

Casa Redonda

A mysterious architectural gem in one of the most elegant areas of Buenos Aires.
San Nicolas, Argentina

Mausoleum of José de San Martín

The final resting place of the liberator of Argentina is guarded around the clock by two soldiers.
Tigre Partido, Argentina

Sarmiento House

The house of a former Argentinian president stands protected within a large glass case.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Fuente de las Nereidas

In Argentina, this beautiful fountain was sculpted by a female artist who was ahead of her time.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Mafalda Monument

These small sculptures pay homage to the lovable star of an iconic Argentine comic strip.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

La Casa Mínima

The narrowest house in Buenos Aires is less than 10 feet wide.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Parque de la Memoria - Memory Park

A memorial to the victims of Argentina's "Dirty War."
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Tierra Santa

Bible stories are brought to life with gloriously cartoonish kitsch in this South American theme park.
Villa Martelli, Argentina

Coloso

This giant power line tower is a robot that can express its moods with neon lights.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Floralis Generica

105-foot wide giant metallic flower blooms anew every day in the heart of Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

La Manzana de las Luces

A gateway to a mysterious network of underground tunnels.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Caminito

A bright little alley in La Boca is a part of tango history.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cementerio de la Recoleta

Buenos Aires' city of the dead contains some very famous remains, including Eva Perón.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

El Ateneo Grand Splendid

This historic, palatial theater is now one of the world’s most beautiful bookstores.