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  • 6 hours (Approx.)
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Overview Overview

Designed specifically for savvy travelers or those with only a little time in Buenos Aires, the comprehensive Buenos Aires in one day walking tour will give you insights into everything there is to know about this fascinating city! By visiting more than 75 famous landmarks, you'll find yourself weaving your way through the historic downtown, Plaza de Mayo, San Telmo, Recoleta, Palermo, Barrio Norte and other neighborhoods. Whether you only have limited time in Buenos Aires or if you want to see it all, book the Buenos Aires in one day walking tour today!

Highlights
  • Led by a local guide
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Inclusions & Exclusions Inclusions & Exclusions
Inclusions
  • Local English speaking guide
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Meals
  • Transportation during tour
Departure & Return Departure & Return
Departure Point

Florida Garden, Florida 900, C1046 CABA, Argentina

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Return Details

Plaza Dorrego, Huberto 1 No.400, C1103 CABA, Argentina

Operates

May to September
Monday through Friday

October to April
Daily

What to Expect What to Expect

Itinerary
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Stop At: Buenos Aires Walking Tours, 899 Florida St. Meet at corner door Florida is the main pedestrian street downtown., Buenos Aires C1005AAQ Argentina

This is where we meet and start our tour NO LATER than 10am: Please look for the guides that have a (small) BA Walking Tours sign in their hands or clothes. We meet OUTSIDE the cafe corner door (corner with Paraguay St.).

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Retiro, Buenos Aires Argentina

We will show & explain these highlights--and much more:
• Elegant Plaza San Martin (initial bastion, bullfight ring and slave market)
• Paz Palace (amazing belle-epoque mansion in BA)
• Kavanagh Building (architecture in BA explained)
• Santísimo Sacramento Church (unusual and amazing church, explained)
• British Clock Tower + Railroad Terminal Stations (here we explain past & present unsuspected presence of England in Argentina)
• General San Martin's Monument (here we explain how Argenina was born)


Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Avenida Alvear, Buenos Aires Argentina

We will show & explain these highlights--and much more:
• Barrio Norte Neighbourhood (here we explain the strong influence of the French and Italian in Argentina)
• Mihanovich & Strugamou Buildings
• Arroyo Street and its Art Galleries
• Elegant Alvear St. & Palaces (here we explain the impact of catholicism, judaism and immigration in Argentina )
• Palacio Ortiz-Basualdo (French Embassy)
• Alzaga-Unzue Manor (4 Seasons)
• Nunciature (Vatican Embassy - Fernandez-Anchorena-Harilaos Palace)
• Duhau Mansion (Hyatt)
• Hume Mansion
• Alvear Palace

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Recoleta, Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District

We will show & explain these highlights--and much more:
• The amazing Recoleta Cemetery (explained with monuments and stories, including all about Evita Peron --she is buried here)
• Nuestra Senora del Pilar Church + Recoleta Neighbourhood
• BA Exhibition Center
• Palais de Glace (we explain the coming of age of Tango)
• BA Design Center

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Barrio Palermo, Buenos Aires Argentina

We will show & explain these highlights--and much more:
• BA Design Center
• National Gallery of Art
• Peynot's Grand Monument (France's present to Argentina for its centennial celebration)
• Floralis Monument (Giant Flower)
• Evita Peron's Monument (place where she died)
• National Library Building


Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: El Centro (Downtown), El Centro (Downtown), Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District

We will show & explain these highlights--and much more:
• Florida Street--Oldest street. How Buenos Aires evolved.
• Harrods & Galerias Pacifico bldgs.--the British Buenos Aires
• Centro Naval--Argentina's past wealth--ranchers & military
• Teatro Colon Theatre--Opera House
• Obelisco--what does it stand for
• Mariquita Sanchez house--Argentina's National Anthem
• Bank & Finance District--We will explain our recent history and economy



Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Plaza de Mayo, Buenos Aires Argentina

We will show & explain these highlights--and much more:
• Historic downtown and Plaza de Mayo
• Metropolitan Cathedral—where current Pope Francis worked
• Cabildo-Old City Hall
• Casa Rosada—Presidential Office
• Piramide de Mayo
• Mothers of the Disappeared—tyrants in argentina

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Puerto Madero, Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District

We will see and explain Puerto Madero, the newest neighborhood built by expanding the city across the old British dockyards into the water beyond the coast.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Monserrat: oldest neighbourhood
Cabildo (old City Hall)
BA's Cathedral--where current Pope Francis preached
General San Martin's Mausoleum (here we explain how Argentina became a nation)
National Bank
Government House (its history and architecture explained)
Monument to Manuel Belgrano (where the gallows used to be)
Ministry Buildings (shrapnel still attests to recent coups -explained)
Piramide de Mayo (and the Walk of the Mothers of the dissapeared)
Bolivar St.: Manzana de las Luces ("Enlightment Square" -first center of wisdom and foundational site of our schooling system)
Oldest Shop, Oldest Church and Oldest house still preserved in the city
Defensa St. and Saint Domingo Convent (here we explain the early British presence in 1806 and 1807)
Viceroy Linier's House
Chile St (old city limit) & Minimal House
Immigration and changes in the Architecture of BA
Carlos Calvo Market
Plaza Dorrego Park
Belen Church & Martina Cespedes' cute story
Ezeiza's Little Convent ...and much more

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: La Boca, La Boca, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District

Optionally (not included) we can extend this walk 45 minutes and hop on a taxi to visit famous old "La Boca" port where Italian immigrants, sailors and stibadours settled into a colorful tin-house neighborhood that has become internationally famous for its peculiar look.

Duration: 45 minutes

Hotel Pickup Hotel Pickup

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Additional Info Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children 8 and under are free of charge when accompanied by a paying adult
  • Note: tour operates rain or shine
  • Please note: during the tour, it is necessary to take a one taxi ride to get to one attraction to another. Taxi cost is not included and is approximately USD $5-7
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Coverage of full itinerary may depend on weather, city-dynamics (riots, strikes, repairs), timing and other circumstances at time of tour.
Cancellation Policy Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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