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Buenos Aires: City Highlights Guided Tour with Transfer

Buenos Aires: City Highlights Guided Tour with Transfer

On this 3-hour tour, you’ll have the opportunity to see the main site of Buenos Aires. Begin at the Plaza de Mayo or May Square, the site of the most important historical events since the city’s founding. Your guide will show you the most important buildings and monuments and tell you about the square’s history. Then enjoy Avenida de Mayo (May Avenue) and marvel at the atmosphere of San Telmo, the oldest residential neighborhood in Buenos Aires. Walk along its cobble-stoned streets and explore its antique shops and picturesque buildings. Feel the beat of the original Argentinian tango in the neighborhood of La Boca. Walk along Caminito Street and watch the dancers and browse the shops. See the mythical Boca Juniors soccer stadium. Experience the modernization of the city as you travel along Madero Port and see its docks that are home to large office buildings and an array of dining venues. Pass through the Retiro neighborhood and then on to Palermo, the most exclusive residential area in Buenos Aires. Later, at your last stop, visit one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in Buenos Aires, el Barrio de Recoleta.

Buenos Aires: La Recoleta Cemetery Guided Tour in English

Buenos Aires: La Recoleta Cemetery Guided Tour in English

Experience a guided tour of the Recoleta Cemetery in English. Appreciate the artistry of Buenos Aires’ oldest cemetery while discovering many of its mysteries. Let your guide lead you round the cemetery while sharing stories of the families who built over 4000 grand mausoleums to be admired by society. Marvel at the grandeur of the several mausoleums there including those of several Argentinian presidents and, most famously, Eva ‘Evita’ Perón. With many aesthetically pleasing statues, mausoleum edifice constructions and decorative flairs, interact with the history of the city of Buenos Aires and some of its more well-known historical residents.

Buenos Aires: Full Day Bike Tour with Lunch

Buenos Aires: Full Day Bike Tour with Lunch

Have an amazing time on this signature tour which will leave you with a true affection for this beloved city. Your full day tour will cover history, culture, fun, food and most importantly, cycling.   You will start in the oldest barrio of Buenos Aires, San Telmo, and wind your way through the narrow streets, stopping to soak up the architecture and charm of the neighborhood. Then on to the colorful Caminito at the heart of the old port of La Boca, via the famous football stadium La Bombonera. After a short break, you will head to the second port and newest area of Buenos Aires, Puerto Madero, with its modern buildings and chic appearance. Then to absorb the feeling of space and tranquility in the Reserva Ecologica, you will stop for lunch in a local restaurant which offers meat and vegan options. After lunch, you'll ride north and visit the site where the city was born, Plaza de Mayo, surrounded by the Cathedral, Casa Rosada and Cabildo. Then you'll head up north to the transport hub of Retiro to discover one of the city's finest parks, the Plaza San Martin, which was the headquarters of the Liberator's Army. After this, continue on to the high society area of Recoleta, where you will have the opportunity to visit the world-renowned Recoleta Cemetery and the final resting place of Evita. You will then really stretch your legs with a ride around the lungs of Palermo, a wonderful park and lakes system which is the main outdoor meeting point in the city. Through Barrio Norte in Palermo and across downtown, your last stop is at the Congress square, right next to the magnificent Congress building.

Recoleta Cemetery Experience - Silent Tour with the Death

Recoleta Cemetery Experience - Silent Tour with the Death

We are not a traditional tour... I am not a traditional guide either... if you are looking for a tour with an exclusively historical focus, this experience is not for you. Welcome to Recoleta Cemetery Experience! Do you know who's speaking to you? Death! The one you know will come, but never know when. I, Death itself, will be your guide in Recoleta Cemetery Experience, an immersive sound tour that will help you understand the essence of Argentina reflected in the tombs of the most prominent personalities of this country. You will discover why Argentina was considered the "granary of the world" and Buenos Aires "the Paris of South America," how the relationship between Europe and Argentina was, why the Argentine breakfast is a sweet feast, and how football became a passion and an opportunity for revenge, with Maradona as the true Argentine God! And what about Eva Perón? Of course, we will also be the only tour in the Cemetery that managed to have our beloved Evita tell us her story about her love for Argentina and the tragedy that surrounded her death. Loving her or hating her is part of the experience! I will take you to discover the secrets of one of the most famous Necropolises in the world, while I explain why many fear me so much... Do you dare to join this unique experience? The choice is yours, but I assure you that Recoleta Cemetery Experience will be one of the most vibrant moments of your trip. Notice: This is a non-interactive immersive audio tour, focused on a playful and entertaining historical experience, not academic.

Walking Tour of the Recoleta Neighborhood in Buenos Aires

Walking Tour of the Recoleta Neighborhood in Buenos Aires

Meet your tour guide ten minutes before the tour starts right in front of the Recoleta Cementery. After a short explanation of the area, visit each of the secrets that the mini-marble city has to tell you about the Buenos Aires aristocracy and where the former first lady Eva Perón was laid to rest on an ornate crypt. After a 45‒minute visit to the cemetery, start a walk to marvel at the incredible structure of the Law University to appreciate the parks that hold secrets like Floralis Generica.  Continue north of the city to enjoy the view of the great architecture of the area inspired by the Belle Epoque, and see where the embassies of the country are located. The tour will end at the Malba Museum.

Buenos Aires: Full-Day Walking Tour

Buenos Aires: Full-Day Walking Tour

Start the tour in San Telmo, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Buenos Aires, and boasts a vibrant tango and arts scene. Its antique markets, street lighting (known as "faroles"), cobblestones, old buildings, and original decor add to the unique bohemian atmosphere of the place. Sundays are the busiest days as the street market comes to life around Plaza Dorrego. Explore the San Telmo market and browse through the shops selling meat, vegetables, and other groceries. Most of them offer local gastronomy and specialties from all over the world. You will also taste some delicious empanadas. Continue along Defensa Street, in the heart of the San Telmo neighborhood, and reach the park. Take the bus to La Boca neighborhood, known for the Boca Juniors stadium and the colorful Caminito Street. Be enchanted by street tango dancing and singing performances and learn how tango, soccer, and different immigration influences have made Buenos Aires one of the most vibrant cities in the world. Onboard another bus, enjoy the views of the modern skyscrapers of Puerto Madero until you reach the Plaza de Mayo, the main square of Buenos Aires, and the political heart of Argentina. Visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and observe the Cabildo, the colonial City Hall, and the Casa Rosada, the seat of the executive power. After touring the square, head to the Obelisk, a symbol of Buenos Aires. Be a part of this incredible metropolis, going through the real experience of the daily life of an Argentine citizen, and walk along the lively 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest avenue in the world. Historical buildings, monuments, and streets will show the changes that the city has undergone since its foundation. Arrive in the Recoleta neighborhood by subway and see beautiful architecture, a large number of museums, elegant cafes and restaurants, exclusive avenues, and shopping malls. Visit the impressive Recoleta Cemetery, the resting place of most of the aristocratic families of the country and of well-known historical figures such as Eva Duarte Perón.

Buenos Aires 5-Hour Premium City Tour

Buenos Aires 5-Hour Premium City Tour

Through the main avenues of Buenos Aires, we will visit the neighborhoods of Recoleta, Retiro, San Nicolás, Montserrat, San Telmo and La Boca, where we will find the various emblems of Buenos Aires: the Teatro Colón, the Obelisco, the colorful Caminito street, the sumptuous palaces of Avenida Alvear, the narrow streets of San Telmo, the historic and multifaceted Plaza de Mayo, and the modern recycled area of Puerto Madero. We will have three intermediate photo stops (Plaza de Mayo, Caminito, Puerto Madero), and the tour includes Guide in Spanish and English during the Buenos Aires City Tour.

Buenos Aires: Small Group 4-Hour City Tour & Optional Cruise

Buenos Aires: Small Group 4-Hour City Tour & Optional Cruise

Experience the past and present of Buenos Aires, visiting neighborhoods, admiring architecture, and seeing the best attractions the city has to offer on this sightseeing tour.   The tour starts in the northern part of the city. Explore the neighborhoods of Retiro, Palermo and Recoleta, which are full of large green spaces and beautiful French-style mansions. Here, you’ll make your first stop: a 5-minute picture stop at Floralis Generica, a sculpture made out of steel and aluminum.   Then, stop for a half-hour tour of France Square. Pass by Colon Theater and the Obelisk to reach your third stop, Plaza de Mayo, where the city was born in 1580. Admire the Pink House, the Cabildo, and the Metropolitan Cathedral for about 20 minutes.   Continuing towards the south of the city, breathe in the air of tango in its hometown: San Telmo. You’ll also visit the neighborhoods of La Boca, where one of the most famous stadiums in the world is located: La Bombonera. In La Boca, you can also admire the colorful conventillos (tenement houses), home to Italian immigrants at the end of the 19th century, as well as the picturesque street Caminito. Afterward, you can be dropped off at the meeting point or various other attractions. If the hotel pickup was selected, you can be taken back to your hotel.  If the option is chosen, at the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at Madero port, where lunch is included aboard Humberto M boat ( 2 empanadas, crepes espinaca or Portuguese Chiken with green rice, Swiss Bombón with red fruit sauce) ( the drink is not included).

Explore Buenos Aires Immersive Tour: Unique 5-hour tour

Explore Buenos Aires Immersive Tour: Unique 5-hour tour

Join us for the ultimate one-day city tour through Buenos Aires, guided by a knowledgeable local expert. You'll navigate the city in our air-conditioned vans, making plenty of stops to see all the highlights that define Buenos Aires. From the historic charm of La Boca and San Telmo to Recoleta Cemetery, each area is a must-see on your trip. Our guide will share stories about Argentina's rich history and culture, giving you a deeper understanding of the places you visit and offering great photo opportunities. We'll also taste some of the best street food Buenos Aires has to offer. This immersive experience is designed to help you discover all the gems of Buenos Aires. Enjoy the convenience of a well-planned route and the flexibility to savor each moment. This tour is perfect for seeing all the highlights of Buenos Aires, blending history, culture, and delicious local flavors into one unforgettable day.

Discover Recoleta, Buenos Aires' Little Paris

Discover Recoleta, Buenos Aires' Little Paris

Buenos Aires became a prestigious city towards the end of the 19th century, being baptized as "the Paris of South America". At a time when millions of European immigrants entered to our country. In Recoleta, French culture above all, reached its maximum splendor at that time when the upper classes of Buenos Aires spoke French as well as Spanish. As we walk along this neighborhood, we will find different classic attractions of this area, such as: Alvear Avenue, “Cafe La Biela”, France Square, The Museum of Fine Arts, the Public Law University, and many more things to discover. Of course, it is a “must” to visit the world-famous Recoleta Cemetery. While visiting this place, you will witness a plethora of art, history and spooky tales on every single grave. Iconic Argentinians and former residents rest in this place, such as: Eva Peron, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, Raul Alfonsin, and many more. Just imagine that there are five thousand graves! IMPORTANT: We only accept bookings schedule 24hs in advance.

La Recoleta Cemetery: Our most recommended tours and activities

Buenos Aires: City Highlights Guided Tour with Transfer

Buenos Aires: City Highlights Guided Tour with Transfer

On this 3-hour tour, you’ll have the opportunity to see the main site of Buenos Aires. Begin at the Plaza de Mayo or May Square, the site of the most important historical events since the city’s founding. Your guide will show you the most important buildings and monuments and tell you about the square’s history. Then enjoy Avenida de Mayo (May Avenue) and marvel at the atmosphere of San Telmo, the oldest residential neighborhood in Buenos Aires. Walk along its cobble-stoned streets and explore its antique shops and picturesque buildings. Feel the beat of the original Argentinian tango in the neighborhood of La Boca. Walk along Caminito Street and watch the dancers and browse the shops. See the mythical Boca Juniors soccer stadium. Experience the modernization of the city as you travel along Madero Port and see its docks that are home to large office buildings and an array of dining venues. Pass through the Retiro neighborhood and then on to Palermo, the most exclusive residential area in Buenos Aires. Later, at your last stop, visit one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in Buenos Aires, el Barrio de Recoleta.

Buenos Aires: La Recoleta Cemetery Guided Tour in English

Buenos Aires: La Recoleta Cemetery Guided Tour in English

Experience a guided tour of the Recoleta Cemetery in English. Appreciate the artistry of Buenos Aires’ oldest cemetery while discovering many of its mysteries. Let your guide lead you round the cemetery while sharing stories of the families who built over 4000 grand mausoleums to be admired by society. Marvel at the grandeur of the several mausoleums there including those of several Argentinian presidents and, most famously, Eva ‘Evita’ Perón. With many aesthetically pleasing statues, mausoleum edifice constructions and decorative flairs, interact with the history of the city of Buenos Aires and some of its more well-known historical residents.

Buenos Aires: Full Day Bike Tour with Lunch

Buenos Aires: Full Day Bike Tour with Lunch

Have an amazing time on this signature tour which will leave you with a true affection for this beloved city. Your full day tour will cover history, culture, fun, food and most importantly, cycling.   You will start in the oldest barrio of Buenos Aires, San Telmo, and wind your way through the narrow streets, stopping to soak up the architecture and charm of the neighborhood. Then on to the colorful Caminito at the heart of the old port of La Boca, via the famous football stadium La Bombonera. After a short break, you will head to the second port and newest area of Buenos Aires, Puerto Madero, with its modern buildings and chic appearance. Then to absorb the feeling of space and tranquility in the Reserva Ecologica, you will stop for lunch in a local restaurant which offers meat and vegan options. After lunch, you'll ride north and visit the site where the city was born, Plaza de Mayo, surrounded by the Cathedral, Casa Rosada and Cabildo. Then you'll head up north to the transport hub of Retiro to discover one of the city's finest parks, the Plaza San Martin, which was the headquarters of the Liberator's Army. After this, continue on to the high society area of Recoleta, where you will have the opportunity to visit the world-renowned Recoleta Cemetery and the final resting place of Evita. You will then really stretch your legs with a ride around the lungs of Palermo, a wonderful park and lakes system which is the main outdoor meeting point in the city. Through Barrio Norte in Palermo and across downtown, your last stop is at the Congress square, right next to the magnificent Congress building.

Recoleta Cemetery Experience - Silent Tour with the Death

Recoleta Cemetery Experience - Silent Tour with the Death

We are not a traditional tour... I am not a traditional guide either... if you are looking for a tour with an exclusively historical focus, this experience is not for you. Welcome to Recoleta Cemetery Experience! Do you know who's speaking to you? Death! The one you know will come, but never know when. I, Death itself, will be your guide in Recoleta Cemetery Experience, an immersive sound tour that will help you understand the essence of Argentina reflected in the tombs of the most prominent personalities of this country. You will discover why Argentina was considered the "granary of the world" and Buenos Aires "the Paris of South America," how the relationship between Europe and Argentina was, why the Argentine breakfast is a sweet feast, and how football became a passion and an opportunity for revenge, with Maradona as the true Argentine God! And what about Eva Perón? Of course, we will also be the only tour in the Cemetery that managed to have our beloved Evita tell us her story about her love for Argentina and the tragedy that surrounded her death. Loving her or hating her is part of the experience! I will take you to discover the secrets of one of the most famous Necropolises in the world, while I explain why many fear me so much... Do you dare to join this unique experience? The choice is yours, but I assure you that Recoleta Cemetery Experience will be one of the most vibrant moments of your trip. Notice: This is a non-interactive immersive audio tour, focused on a playful and entertaining historical experience, not academic.

Walking Tour of the Recoleta Neighborhood in Buenos Aires

Walking Tour of the Recoleta Neighborhood in Buenos Aires

Meet your tour guide ten minutes before the tour starts right in front of the Recoleta Cementery. After a short explanation of the area, visit each of the secrets that the mini-marble city has to tell you about the Buenos Aires aristocracy and where the former first lady Eva Perón was laid to rest on an ornate crypt. After a 45‒minute visit to the cemetery, start a walk to marvel at the incredible structure of the Law University to appreciate the parks that hold secrets like Floralis Generica.  Continue north of the city to enjoy the view of the great architecture of the area inspired by the Belle Epoque, and see where the embassies of the country are located. The tour will end at the Malba Museum.

Buenos Aires: Full-Day Walking Tour

Buenos Aires: Full-Day Walking Tour

Start the tour in San Telmo, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Buenos Aires, and boasts a vibrant tango and arts scene. Its antique markets, street lighting (known as "faroles"), cobblestones, old buildings, and original decor add to the unique bohemian atmosphere of the place. Sundays are the busiest days as the street market comes to life around Plaza Dorrego. Explore the San Telmo market and browse through the shops selling meat, vegetables, and other groceries. Most of them offer local gastronomy and specialties from all over the world. You will also taste some delicious empanadas. Continue along Defensa Street, in the heart of the San Telmo neighborhood, and reach the park. Take the bus to La Boca neighborhood, known for the Boca Juniors stadium and the colorful Caminito Street. Be enchanted by street tango dancing and singing performances and learn how tango, soccer, and different immigration influences have made Buenos Aires one of the most vibrant cities in the world. Onboard another bus, enjoy the views of the modern skyscrapers of Puerto Madero until you reach the Plaza de Mayo, the main square of Buenos Aires, and the political heart of Argentina. Visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and observe the Cabildo, the colonial City Hall, and the Casa Rosada, the seat of the executive power. After touring the square, head to the Obelisk, a symbol of Buenos Aires. Be a part of this incredible metropolis, going through the real experience of the daily life of an Argentine citizen, and walk along the lively 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest avenue in the world. Historical buildings, monuments, and streets will show the changes that the city has undergone since its foundation. Arrive in the Recoleta neighborhood by subway and see beautiful architecture, a large number of museums, elegant cafes and restaurants, exclusive avenues, and shopping malls. Visit the impressive Recoleta Cemetery, the resting place of most of the aristocratic families of the country and of well-known historical figures such as Eva Duarte Perón.

Buenos Aires 5-Hour Premium City Tour

Buenos Aires 5-Hour Premium City Tour

Through the main avenues of Buenos Aires, we will visit the neighborhoods of Recoleta, Retiro, San Nicolás, Montserrat, San Telmo and La Boca, where we will find the various emblems of Buenos Aires: the Teatro Colón, the Obelisco, the colorful Caminito street, the sumptuous palaces of Avenida Alvear, the narrow streets of San Telmo, the historic and multifaceted Plaza de Mayo, and the modern recycled area of Puerto Madero. We will have three intermediate photo stops (Plaza de Mayo, Caminito, Puerto Madero), and the tour includes Guide in Spanish and English during the Buenos Aires City Tour.

Buenos Aires: Small Group 4-Hour City Tour & Optional Cruise

Buenos Aires: Small Group 4-Hour City Tour & Optional Cruise

Experience the past and present of Buenos Aires, visiting neighborhoods, admiring architecture, and seeing the best attractions the city has to offer on this sightseeing tour.   The tour starts in the northern part of the city. Explore the neighborhoods of Retiro, Palermo and Recoleta, which are full of large green spaces and beautiful French-style mansions. Here, you’ll make your first stop: a 5-minute picture stop at Floralis Generica, a sculpture made out of steel and aluminum.   Then, stop for a half-hour tour of France Square. Pass by Colon Theater and the Obelisk to reach your third stop, Plaza de Mayo, where the city was born in 1580. Admire the Pink House, the Cabildo, and the Metropolitan Cathedral for about 20 minutes.   Continuing towards the south of the city, breathe in the air of tango in its hometown: San Telmo. You’ll also visit the neighborhoods of La Boca, where one of the most famous stadiums in the world is located: La Bombonera. In La Boca, you can also admire the colorful conventillos (tenement houses), home to Italian immigrants at the end of the 19th century, as well as the picturesque street Caminito. Afterward, you can be dropped off at the meeting point or various other attractions. If the hotel pickup was selected, you can be taken back to your hotel.  If the option is chosen, at the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at Madero port, where lunch is included aboard Humberto M boat ( 2 empanadas, crepes espinaca or Portuguese Chiken with green rice, Swiss Bombón with red fruit sauce) ( the drink is not included).

Explore Buenos Aires Immersive Tour: Unique 5-hour tour

Explore Buenos Aires Immersive Tour: Unique 5-hour tour

Join us for the ultimate one-day city tour through Buenos Aires, guided by a knowledgeable local expert. You'll navigate the city in our air-conditioned vans, making plenty of stops to see all the highlights that define Buenos Aires. From the historic charm of La Boca and San Telmo to Recoleta Cemetery, each area is a must-see on your trip. Our guide will share stories about Argentina's rich history and culture, giving you a deeper understanding of the places you visit and offering great photo opportunities. We'll also taste some of the best street food Buenos Aires has to offer. This immersive experience is designed to help you discover all the gems of Buenos Aires. Enjoy the convenience of a well-planned route and the flexibility to savor each moment. This tour is perfect for seeing all the highlights of Buenos Aires, blending history, culture, and delicious local flavors into one unforgettable day.

Discover Recoleta, Buenos Aires' Little Paris

Discover Recoleta, Buenos Aires' Little Paris

Buenos Aires became a prestigious city towards the end of the 19th century, being baptized as "the Paris of South America". At a time when millions of European immigrants entered to our country. In Recoleta, French culture above all, reached its maximum splendor at that time when the upper classes of Buenos Aires spoke French as well as Spanish. As we walk along this neighborhood, we will find different classic attractions of this area, such as: Alvear Avenue, “Cafe La Biela”, France Square, The Museum of Fine Arts, the Public Law University, and many more things to discover. Of course, it is a “must” to visit the world-famous Recoleta Cemetery. While visiting this place, you will witness a plethora of art, history and spooky tales on every single grave. Iconic Argentinians and former residents rest in this place, such as: Eva Peron, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, Raul Alfonsin, and many more. Just imagine that there are five thousand graves! IMPORTANT: We only accept bookings schedule 24hs in advance.

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The Guide put its added value on a high degree of knowledge, commitment and friendliness. We went together with a Brazilian family and we were from Rosario. All of 10!

The tour was very good. Necessary to know the history that the main places bring. The guide explains very well and shows you the main points of the city. Recommended.

Great tour! The guide was really knowledgeable and enthusiastic when it came to recounting the legends of some of the people buried there. Highly recommend!

Excellent tour! Buenos Aires culture is so much fun. The guide was amazing, loved this experience!

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