The City of Buenos Aires is the tenth largest city in the world recommended to visit, according to a survey published by the American newspaper New York Times, after consultation with its readers, tourism officials said Monday in Buenos Aires.

"Readers who are inclined to Buenos Aires highlighted the willingness of locals to help tourists to explore this gigantic metropolis` `, excellent food, nightlife and beautiful women, "said a statement.

The document adds that respondents also "mentioned the districts of San Telmo and Recoleta as major attractions to walk. "

The survey, published by the New York Times on December 30 last, shows that the capital of Argentina took the tenth place among more than 1700 cities preferred by readers to travel or vacation.

The U.S. market is the second largest market for the City of Buenos Aires behind Brazil, and "from January to November 2010 224,195 tourists entered Ezeiza and Aeroparque Americans, "says the text.

Istanbul ranked first among the recommended sites, followed by Colombia, Seoul, Costa Rica, New York, Seattle, Cape Town, Damascus and Sintra, which is Buenos Aires.