- 30 minutes (Approx.)
- Mobile ticket
Travel five hundred years in the span of just a few blocks through the historic center of Buenos Aires. Follow the city's transformation from a remote Spanish colonial outpost to the cosmopolitan capital of an independent nation.
You’ll learn how Spanish colonial society relied on a rigid social and racial hierarchy and how bitterly divided Argentina was after the country gained its independence from Spain. You’ll visit the resting place of General José de San Martín, known as the Liberator of Argentina who crossed the Andes with a contingent of five thousand men to fight loyalist Spanish forces in Chile and Peru.
The Heart of Colonial Buenos Aires tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.
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- Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
Plaza de Mayo
Returns to original departure point
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: La Manzana de Las Luces, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
The Manzana de las Luces is a historic block in Buenos Aires that houses the National College of Buenos Aires, the Church of San Ignacio and other historic buildings. It was an important center of culture and learning in colonial times and still symbolizes education and knowledge.
Pass By: Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
Officially known as the Casa de Gobierno, the Casa Rosada or Pink House in English is the executive office of the President of Argentina. It’s considered one of the most symbolic buildings in Buenos Aires and has been declared a National Historic Monument. The Casa Rosada contains a museum relating to former presidents of Argentina.
Pass By: Museo Historico Nacional del Cabildo y la Revolucion de Mayo, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
During the colonial era the Cabildo de Buenos Aires was used as the seat of the town council. Today the Cabildo houses a museum called the National Museum of the Cabildo and the May Revolution in which 18th century artifacts such as clothes, jewelry and paintings are on display.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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