Learn about the life and times of Eva Peron, one of Argentina's most important women, on this tour that takes you through a significant period of 20th-century Argentine history. Visit Recoleta Cemetery, the Eva Peron Museum, and explore Chinatown.
What to Expect
On this unique half-day tour of Buenos Aires you’ll first visit the northern part of the city starting from Avenida 9 de Julio and its famous Obelisk. Continue on to the elegant Recoleta neighborhood, and the avenues of Palermo and Belgrano. Visit the city’s Chinatown, to see the diversity of Buenos Aires, before heading to the Eva Peron Museum.
As you begin your travels through the city you’ll hear the story of Eva Peron´s life. After this introduction, you’ll go on a 30-minute walking tour of Recoleta Cemetery. See the mausoleums of important figures in Argentine history, such as Marcelo de Alvear, the country’s president from 1922 to 1928, and Raul Alfonsin, the first president elected democratically following military government rule. See the mausoleum of Evita and her family.
Admire the Floralis Generica, one of the most iconic sculptures in Buenos Aires. Listen to the guide’s commentary about General San Martin, one of South America’s liberators, and about Carlos Thays, a famous French-Argentine garden architect.
Your tour continues through the extensive 3 de Febrero Park in Palermo where you’ll find the Galileo Galilei Planetarium, the hippodrome, and the polo field.
Get a feel for the diversity of Buenos Aires with a 20-minute stroll around Chinatown, with its multitude of restaurants and shops.
On the way to Plaza Italia, you’ll learn about Jorge Luis Borges, the famous Argentine writer, essayist, and poet. The tour ends with a visit to the Eva Peron Museum, where you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the life and work of one of the most important women in Argentine history.
This is the perfect tour for anyone interested in learning more about an important era of Argentine history and seeing the city’s major sights.
- Pick-up and drop off at downtown hotels
- Spanish/English-speaking guide
- Admission fees
What's Not Included
- Audio guide in your language at the Evita Museum (USD 7 per person)
- Optional gratuities
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Know Before You Go
Please note the following:
Pick-up time is from 13:40-14:45. Your exact pick-up time will be reconfirmed before the tour.
Hotel pick-up and drop off in the Palermo neighborhood is not included. You will need to travel by your own means for transfer from a nearby hotel.
There is a minimum requirement of 2 persons for this tour. In the rare case this minimum is not met, you are entitled to your choice of a tour reschedule, a tour credit towards another product, or a refund.
Attractions and services cannot be canceled. A voucher has no cash value and is non-transferable. No refunds, credits, exchanges, or cancelations of a voucher will be granted once the voucher has been issued. Refunds will not be issued for unused or partially used attractions or services. Availability and pricing for an attraction or service are subject to change without notice.