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Highlights of Buenos Aires: Small Group 3-Hour Guided Tour

1. Highlights of Buenos Aires: Small Group 3-Hour Guided Tour

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 antiques 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, in Recoleta, you’ll see the cemetery that is the final resting place of Eva Peron. Wander through the cemetery to locate her burial site.

Buenos Aires: 3‒Hour Private Customizable Tour

2. Buenos Aires: 3‒Hour Private Customizable Tour

Visit the most beautiful and important areas of Buenos Aires at your own pace, with no time restrictions. Discover the history of Plaza de Mayo, site of the most important historical events in the country. See the most emblematic buildings, and learn about the key players of those events. Head along May Avenue and enjoy a coffee at the historical Café Tortoni. If you like, take a short trip on the first ever subway line in South America.  Visit San Telmo and marvel at this oldest residential neighborhood. Walk along its cobble-stoned streets and discover its antique shops and picturesque buildings. Live and feel the original Tango in the neighborhood of La Boca. Explore Caminito Street and enjoy the dancers and souvenir shops. Then, see the mythical Boca Juniors soccer stadium and, if you want, the Pasión Boquense Museum.  Contemplate the modernization of the city on your next stop, Madero Port. See its exclusive docks, full of excellent restaurants and large offices. Travel through Retiro to one of the most aristocratic areas of the city, Recoleta. Discover the final resting place of Eva Peron, Evita, and wander through Recoleta Cemetery where her remains rest. Visit Palermo and its most exclusive residential area, before finally returning to your hotel. 

Buenos Aires: Shore Excursion City Tour from Cruise Terminal

3. Buenos Aires: Shore Excursion City Tour from Cruise Terminal

After pickup from gate 12 on the external side of the Quinquela Martin Cruise Port, your tour will begin in the northern part of the city. You'll explore the neighborhoods of Retiro, Palermo and Recoleta, which are full of large green spaces and beautiful French-style mansions. There you will make your first stop: a 5-minute picture break at Floralis Generica, a sculpture made out of steel and aluminum. Following that, stop for a 30-minute tour at the France square, which contains the famous recoleta cemetery and the church of the Pilar (no access included) Following that, pass by Colon Theater and the Obelisk to reach your third stop, Plaza de Mayo, where the city was born in 1580. There you can admire the Pink House, the Cabildo, and the Metropolitan Cathedral for about 20 minutes. Continuing towards the south of the city, you can breathe in the air of tango in its birthplace of San Telmo. You’ll also visit the neighborhoods of La Boca, where one of the most famous stadiums in the world is located. In La Boca you can also admire the colorful in conventillos (tenement houses), home to Italian immigrants at the end of the 19th century, as well as the picturesque Caminito Street. Following that, you will be taken back to the port.

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What people are saying about La Recoleta Cemetery

I only had 24 hours in Buenos Aires and got to see all the popular sites in the city and gained an understanding of the history and important information about the city. It was only a small group which was great!

I really enjoyed this tour. Mary was an excellent guide, and the three hours was the perfect amount of time to see the highlights of the city.

Well paced tour. Guide Mariella provided good introduction to each destination in a friendly, informative and engaging manner.

Very knowledgeable and well spoken. Absolute delight to have as our tour guide

The guide has very much knowledge and is very kind.