Discover the friendly and fascinating city of Buenos Aires on foot. This 2 mile (3.2km) morning walking tour of Buenos Aires is a pleasant way to experience the unique culture of Argentina, its history, customs, buildings and monuments. An educational and fun way to explore Argentina's capital city!
In this 2.5 hour walking tour, you'll discover just what makes Buenos Aires the famous, flamboyant "Paris of the South". This is a fun, entertaining walk rich in history, culture and architecture, where you'll find out everything that makes Buenos Aires so special: the influence of the Spanish, the Italian, the French and (unexpectedly) the British, who had enormous presence here. Along this walk you'll also learn about unique customs and peculiar value which puzzle most visitors.
The walking tour covers over 25 "must see" attractions including:
Florida St. and Early History of BA
Paz Palace - French splendour: 120 rooms for a family of four
San Martin's Monument - How Argentina was born
Kavanagh Building - and many more: architecture of BA
Holy Sacrament: a Private Cathedral worth a Vatican title
British Clock Tower - Falklands War Memorial
Destroyed Embassy of Israel - Beautiful Bencich Building
Barrio Norte - the Paris of the South
Mihanovich and Strugamou Buildings
Arroyo Street shortcut and its Art Galeries
Alvear Street and its Palatial Mansions
Nuestra Senora del Pilar Church
Recoleta Neighborhood and La Biela Cafe
...and lots of local stories, curious facts & peculiarities!
Listen as your knowledgeable guide informs you about the local history, architecture, traditions, habits and unique features you might never have discovered otherwise. This is a fun, easy going tour where you will be taken "off the beaten track". Your Best of Buenos Aires walking tour ends in the Recoleta neighborhood, where the 'Recoleta Afternoon Walk' begins.
Note: full itinerary will be covered depending on timing and circumstances at time of tour