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$28 Tours & Sightseeing

Buenos Aires City Highlights Walking Tour

The walking tour starts at San Martin Plaza at the end of Florida street where you're going take the subway to the Obelisk, the symbol of Buenos Aires. Be a part of this amazing metropolis, going through the real experience of an Argentinian citizen's daily life and walk down the lively 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest avenue of the world. Historical buildings, monuments and streets will show the modifications that the city has undergone since its foundation such as Palacio de Tribunales. At Plaza de Mayo, Buenos Aires main square and the political heartland of Argentina, see Piramide de Mayo and visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and observe the Cabildo, the Colonial Town Hall and the Casa Rosada, the Pink Presidential Headquarters Office.At one of the side of Plaza de Mayo, take Defensa street down to the heart of San Telmo neighborhood. San Telmo is one of BA’s oldest neighbourhoods and boasts a vibrant tango and arts scene. Its antique markets, candle street lighting (known as ‘faroles’), cobblestones, old buildings with original facades and décor, all add to the uniquely bohemian atmosphere. See landmarks and buildings such as Casa Minima and learn from your guide how l\on Sundays the place is filled with activity as the main street market comes alive around the Plaza Dorrego. Here have free time for lunch (optional). Take the bus to La Boca neighborhood known for Boca Juniors stadium and Caminito colorful street. Get enchanted by the tango's dancing and singing and learn how tango, football and different immigration influences have made Buenos Aires one of the most irresistible cities in the world. Visit El Retiro and see buildings such as Edificio Kavanagh.Then, enjoy the views on modern Puerto Madero skyscrapers and its Woman Bridge from the bus that takes you to elegant Recoleta area, known for the impressive Recoleta Cemetery. You will find beautiful architecture, lots of museums, chic cafes and restaurants, exclusive avenues and shopping malls. The tour ends at the Recoleta Cemetery. You have the option to enter the place (entrance fee not included) and wander around the beautiful lanes to Evita Peron's resting place.

$15.04 Tours & Sightseeing

Buenos Aires: La Boca, San Telmo, Montserrat, Recoleta

This tour is a great way to gain your bearings in Buenos Aires. Spend some time with the a local expert in this panoramic introduction to Buenos Aires. Get to know the most important neighborhoods in Buenos Aires and their famous landmarks. Your city exploration starts with the symbol of the city, the Obelisk. This giant monument was built in 1936 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the city. One of the city’s unique features is the many beautiful open squares of colonial Spanish descent. You’ll fall in love with the Plaza de Mayo, where you will have some free time and explore the area. Also, get to see Plaza San Martín, and Plaza Congreso. The avenues are lined with equally impressive sights including favorites like Corrientes, Mayo and 9 de Julio, which is the widest street in the world containing 22 lanes.The financial and commercial areas of Buenos Aires are home to many interesting local sights and you can’t miss the home of the Argentine’s favorite past time, the numerous massive soccer stadiums throughout the city. Buenos Aires has a lively multi-cultural blend of generations-old families of a heavily European-South American blend and we will travel through their neighborhoods to give you a feel for the city and the people who call it home. Discover architecture in historic neighborhoods like San Telmo, Montserrat, and La Boca. While in La Boca enjoy some free time to explore the colorful El Caminito. Enjoy the finer things in life in elegant neighborhoods like Palermo and Recoleta. Between the neighborhoods, you’ll enjoy the beauty of nature at places like Lezama Park and Tres de Febrero Park.

$150 Tours & Sightseeing

Buenos Aires La Boca Private 3-Hour Guided Walking Tour

Your private walking tour will meet at a central location at 12pm in La Boca, the city's most misunderstood neighborhood. It must be said: the neighborhood of La Boca is not misunderstood by residents, who live, work, and play there and are proud of all just like anyone living anywhere else. It’s a neighborhood unlike any other in Buenos Aires. Along with its San Telmo neighbor, it’s the birthplace of art, work, and commerce in Argentina, and it is now working its way into the role of the city's newly designated Arts District. La Boca is set to house the new voice of contemporary Argentine art. You shouldn’t miss it!This private, 3-hour walking tour will trace the history of the country and the cultural heritage of the La Boca neighborhood, and explore the future of this barrio through its street art, tourist attractions and emerging arts community.

$40 Tours & Sightseeing

South Buenos Aires Bicycle Tour with Ecological Reserve

After picking up the bikes in the neighborhood of San Telmo a 16km bike ride is waiting for us. First we explore the San Telmo neighborhood visiting Dorrego Square located in the heart of San Telmo. From there we head to Parque Lezama with its nice barranca along the parks eastern half, learn about Lezamas family and also Pedro de Mendoza. Our next stop will be the famous "La Bombonera", the stadium of one of Argentina’s most famous football teams, Boca Juniors. Continuing our way we get to "Caminito", the famous and colorful street museum and traditional alley located in La Boca. After a 15 minutes break, which you can use to buy some souvenirs or just stroll around and breathe the Tango atmosphere, we are parting to the neighborhood of Puerto Madero, the newest and most modern area of Buenos Aires with the amazing skyline. We will bike through the Ecological Park and enjoy the beautiful and unique nature. The Park is famous for its variety of birds, attraction for many bird watchers. Leaving the Park we will head to the main square of Buenos Aires "Plaza de Mayo" with the government house "Casa Rosada". Other importing buildings surrounding that square are the cathedral and "El Cabildo" which is the antique government house. Finally you will learn about the history of the mothers of Plaza de Mayo. After a 3 hours amazing bike ride with lots of new impressions you will return to our meeting point San Telmo.

$98.99 Cultural & Theme Tours

Buenos Aires Landmarks Guided Walking Tour Obelisco to La Boca

Meet your guide at a fountain across from the Obelisco for your 3.5-hour walking tour with a cab ride to La Boca. In just a few hours, you’ll cover scores of famous landmarks and sites in Buenos Aires. Along the way, listen to engaging commentary on the city’s history, culture and architecture. Below are some key attractions you can expect to visit. Stroll toward Avenida 9 de Julio, considered the widest avenue in the world, and then head to the Obelisco, marking the spot where the flag of Argentina was raised for the first time ever in the city. Admire the opulent Teatro Colón, recognized as one of the world’s premier opera houses, opened in 1908, and the impressive and diverse architecture of this city, once considered "the capital of an empire that never existed."Gain insight into the Argentine legal system and government at the Neoclassical Palacio de Tribunales (Supreme Court) and the Plaza Congreso. Check out the Avenida de Mayo, lined with an eclectic mix of Art Nouveau and Neoclassical buildings, a street often compared to La Gran Vía in Madrid or a Parisian boulevard.Then, marvel at Palacio Barolo, a 22-story concrete building, whose design was inspired by Dante’s Divine Comedy and it is a fine example of the Italian presence in Argentina. The 328-foot (100-meter) height mirrors the work’s 100 cantos, the 22 floors match the number of verses in each song, and the nine entry points symbolize the nine circles of hell. You will also learn from your guide about the strong presence and legacy of the French and British in Buenos AiresAt Club Atletico and Plaza de Mayo, learn a somber side of Argentina’s history. During the country’s military dictatorship from 1976 to 1983, approx. 30,000 people were taken to an urban concentration camp like Club Atletico and were never seen again. Hop into a taxi (fare is included) to La Boca, a working-class barrio, home to the famous Boca Juniors football club. Hear about how a local artist turned the once-abandoned street of Caminito into a colorful artist haven.Stroll along the cobblestone streets, and pass by corrugated-iron houses and studios. Follow your guide to an outdoor café, settle in for a cup of coffee and watch a street tango performance just a few feet away. Your tour ends in La Boca.

$25 Private & Custom Tours

Caminito & La Boca Walking Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: BairesFunWe will visit this famous site of Buenos Aires.Duration: 45 minutesPass By: Calle Museo CaminitoWe will visit this famous street, his shops and artists.