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Essential Buenos Aires Six-or-less-people Walking Tour

Discover the highlights of beautiful Buenos Aires during a 3-hour guided walking tour. Visit sites like the Obelisco, Teatro Colon Opera House, Plaza San Martin, Retiro, and beautiful Barrio Norte and Recoleta in a pleasant stroll with only a few other walkers for a personalized, small-group experience.

per adult from

$66

AUD

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Local guide
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Obelisco de Buenos Aires, Avenida 9 de Julio s/n Plaza de la Republica, Buenos Aires C1073ABA Argentina

    We will fully explain this deceivingly simple monument, full of stories and significance.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza Lavalle (Lavalle Square), Buenos Aires Argentina

    A park surrounded by amazing architecture we will explain in detail while we leverage this to explain the evolution of Buenos Aires since 1536 when the Spanish first landed.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Templo Libertad, AAO, Libertad 769, C1012 CABA, Argentina

    Beautiful main Jewish synagogue in Buenos Aires thoroughly explained together with Jewish immigration, story and presence in our city.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Teatro Colon, Calle Cerrito 628, Buenos Aires C1012 Argentina

    We will show and explain this magnificent opera house, one of the 5 top ones in the world, while we use this opportunity to explain local culture and mores.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Teatro Nacional Cervantes, Libertad 815, Buenos Aires C1055AAB Argentina

    Donated by the Kings of Spain, this magnificent building was partly destroyed by fire and reconstructed in a very surprising way.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Galerias Pacifico, Florida y Av. Cordoba, Buenos Aires C1054AAR Argentina

    Along one of the foundational city limits, we will walk and explain the second foundation of our city by Juan de Garay in 1580 as we show and explain this British influence building (1891) revamped by investor George Soros a few years ago.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Centro Naval, Av Cordoba & Florida, Buenos Aires Argentina

    Astonishing luxury built for our posh Navy Officers. We will explain Argentina's past wealth, its military and much more.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Calle Florida, Buenos Aires Argentina

    As we walk we explain Florida Street (Spanish: Calle Florida): one of the oldest in town and a popular shopping street downtown. It communicates the foundational area (Plaza de Mayo) with Plaza San Martin (San Martin Park) and is chock-full of history and stories.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza San Martin, Av. Santa Fe, Buenos Aires 1006 Argentina

    We will walk through this beautiful park while we explain about our independence wars, heroes, slaves, bullfights, inquisition, epidemnics and much more.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento, San Martin 1050, Retiro, Buenos Aires Argentina

    Built by Lady Mercedes Anchorena for her family in 1916 it is astonishingly beautiful and has part in many peculiar stories (love/hate/power) we will tell you about.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Edificio Kavanagh, Florida 1065, Retiro Retiro, Buenos Aires Argentina

    Tallest Art Deco skyscraper in Buenos Aires overlooking Plaza San Martín. It was the highest skyscraper in Latin America and declared UNESCO heritage building. Its construction took only 14 months and was commissioned in 1934 by Corina Kavanagh, a millionaire woman of Irish descent who sold two ranches at the age of 39 to erect her landmark skyscraper

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Torre Monumental, Av. Dr. Jose Maria Ramos Mejia 1315, Buenos Aires C1104 Argentina

    We will explain the strong legacy of England in Argentina contemplating this British Clock Tower (now Torre Monumental) and we will also see and explain the monument to the 1982 South Atlantic war (Malvinas/Falkland) just opposite the tower.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Monumento a Combatientes de Malvinas, Plaza General San Martin, Buenos Aires Argentina

    We will thoroughly explain our long standing love/hate relationship with England and the unsuspected British presence in our economy while looking at the memorial monument commemorating the 1982 South Atlantic war (Malvinas/Falkland) just opposite the British tower.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Palacio Paz, Avenida Santa Fe 750, Buenos Aires C1059ABO Argentina

    Impressive city-palace, built 1914 for José C. Paz, the proprietor of the city's then-second most-circulated newspaper and aspiring President. Built entirely with material imported from France. 120 rooms for a family of four!

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Palacio San Martin, Arenales 761, Buenos Aires Argentina

    It is really the Anchorena Family Palace, now called San Martin for political reasons. We will explain all about the amazing woman (Mercedes Anchorena) who built it and its nearby fabulous church for her family.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza Israeli Embassy, Arroyo 916, C1007AAD, C1007 AAD, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    In 1992 a single bomb blast destroyed the local Israeli embassy murdering 24 people. We will explain all that happened: why, how, who. Also we will explain a bit about politics and justice in Argentina.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Avenida Alvear, Buenos Aires Argentina

    We will stroll shortly along this most elegant of avenues in Argentina and explain its lavish mansions and 1880-1930 immigration in Argentina.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Embajada De La Santa Sede Nunciatura Apostolica, Alvear 1605, Buenos Aires Argentina

    Why is there an Argentine Pope? What relationship is there between Argentina's ultra rich women (Anchorena/Harilaos/Alvear) and the church? Why did Adelia Harilaos donate her palace to the Vatican? We will tell you the amazing stories behind this beautiful palace and gardens.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Recoleta, Junin y Guido, Buenos Aires Argentina

    The Recoleto Franciscan Monks where given this land as a gift. Nowadays Recoleta is a strollable, affluent area known for Paris-style townhouses, lavish former palaces and posh boutiques.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: La Biela, Av. Pres. Manuel Quintana 596, C1129 CABA, Argentina

    We end our walk just outside this landmark cafe while we explain its history, the neighbourhood and the nearby attractions so you can choose what to do next on your own.

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Petit Colón, AAK, Libertad 505, C1012 CABA, Argentina
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    La Biela, Av. Pres. Manuel Quintana 596, C1129 CABA, Argentina
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Operates in all weather conditions (except heavy rain) please dress appropriately and call local operator if in doubt
    • Customers must confirm attendance with tour operator the day before by telephone or email (operator details on voucher).
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Buenos Aires Walking Tours

Activity ID: V-5030P8

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