Buenos Aires Walking City Tour
This is the most complete city tour of Buenos Aires and it will make you feel the essence of both historical and popular places and neighborhoods of the city. By using public transport (bus and subway), you'll be a part of this amazing metropolis, having a unique and real daily life experience. Explore downtown Buenos Aires also known as Microcentro, walk through San Telmo, then go to the famous Caminito street of La Boca and end the tour at Recoleta neighborhood.
The walking tour starts at San Martin Plaza at the end of Florida street where you're going take the subway to the Obelisk, the symbol of Buenos Aires. Be a part of this amazing metropolis, going through the real experience of an Argentinian citizen's daily life and walk down the lively 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest avenue of the world. Historical buildings, monuments and streets will show the modifications that the city has undergone since its foundation such as Palacio de Tribunales.
At Plaza de Mayo, Buenos Aires main square and the political heartland of Argentina, see Piramide de Mayo and visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and observe the Cabildo, the Colonial Town Hall and the Casa Rosada, the Pink Presidential Headquarters Office.
At one of the side of Plaza de Mayo, take Defensa street down to the heart of San Telmo neighborhood. San Telmo is one of BA’s oldest neighbourhoods and boasts a vibrant tango and arts scene. Its antique markets, candle street lighting (known as ‘faroles’), cobblestones, old buildings with original facades and décor, all add to the uniquely bohemian atmosphere. See landmarks and buildings such as Casa Minima and learn from your guide how l\on Sundays the place is filled with activity as the main street market comes alive around the Plaza Dorrego. Here have free time for lunch (optional).
Take the bus to La Boca neighborhood known for Boca Juniors stadium and Caminito colorful street. Get enchanted by the tango's dancing and singing and learn how tango, football and different immigration influences have made Buenos Aires one of the most irresistible cities in the world. Visit El Retiro and see buildings such as Edificio Kavanagh.
Then, enjoy the views on modern Puerto Madero skyscrapers and its Woman Bridge from the bus that takes you to elegant Recoleta area, known for the impressive Recoleta Cemetery. You will find beautiful architecture, lots of museums, chic cafes and restaurants, exclusive avenues and shopping malls. The tour ends at the Recoleta Cemetery. You have the option to enter the place (entrance fee not included) and wander around the beautiful lanes to Evita Peron's resting place.