The city of Buenos Aires is the main educational center of the country and an important center of artistic and intellectual activity. Among its renowned institutions are the University of Buenos Aires, being among the best and most prestigious universities in Latin America. According to the World Cities Culture Forum, the city is the worlds most bookstores per capita. Buenos Aires is also among the cities with the highest concentration of theaters worldwide. Among them, the Teatro Coln is by its acoustic impeccable track record and dimensions, one of the five most important opera theaters in the world.
The Subway in Buenos Aires is the first subway system in Latin America and the entire Southern Hemisphere.