Buenos Aires Historical Walking Tour

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Buenos Aires Historical Walking Tour information and booking

3 hours
Departs from
Florida Garden Cafe
Returns to
Tour concludes near San Telmo Market Square (Plaza Dorrego)
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Discover the historical side of Buenos Aires on foot! You'll feel like you're going back in time on this historic walking tour through the city, which takes you to more than 40 of Buenos Aires’ must-see attractions, including Plaza de Mayo, Casa Rosada and San Telmo Market. Learn about the history of Buenos Aires while seeing its famous and lesser-known sights!

On this 2.5 mile (4 km) city walking tour, you'll see some of the most famous historical attractions in Buenos Aires. As you explore unique buildings and plazas around the city, your local tour guide will give you in-depth details on the immigration, local history, traditions and architectural evolution of Buenos Aires. This fun, relaxing walking tour will take you off the beaten track and show you the rich culture of the city. On this walking tour, you'll visit: • Calle Florida, the 400-year-old main street• Plaza de Mayo, where you'll hear the story of the foundation of Buenos Aires• Government House, where you'll learn about Evita and the Path of the Madres• National Bank, May Pyramid and the early Opera House• Metropolitan Cathedral and San Martin’s Tomb• See Puerto Madero• Defensa Street, where the fight against invaders in 1807•The oldest shop, oldest church and oldest house in town• Four Basilicas in four blocks, from the early Spanish period• St Domingo’s feisty (and scarred) church• Viceroy Linier’s house, and example of colonial Architecture• Chile Street, the old city limit and ancient tunnels• Minimal House and Slave Market Street• Old San Telmo, and up-close look at colonial houses• Early San Telmo Market and Market Square• Visit of Ezeiza’s Conventillo (“little convent”)• Belen Church, where you'll hear the story of smart Martina Cespedes• ...plus, hear lots of other local stories, curious facts and peculiarities!Note: You may not see the full itinerary, depending on time and circumstances of your tour

What's included

  • Walking tour
  • Professional english-speaking guide
  • Coffee break

What isn't included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks