The Walking Tour starts in our office in San Telmo. We will take Defensa street which is the heart of San Telmo neighborhood. This is one of the most oldest neighborhoods in town and it has a vibrant scene of Tango and arts.
The antique markets, street lights (also known as “lanterns”), cobblestones, old buildings & original decorations are part of this unique bohemian atmosphere. Sundays are the busiest days because the street market comes to life around Plaza Dorrego. Then, we will stop by Parque Lezama and finally arrive to La Boca neighborhood, known for the Boca Juniors Stadium and the colorful Caminito street. You will also enjoy the tango dancers and street singers and we will learn how tango, soccer and different immigration influences have made Buenos Aires one of the most irresistible cities in the world.
You will take a bus and you will enjoy the modern area of Puerto Madero as well as the Puente de la Mujer, very famous for the shape which represents a couple dancing Tango. You will walk until Plaza de Mayo, main square of Buenos Aires and political heart of Argentina. You will visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and you will see the Cabildo, the colonial City Hall, and the Casa Rosada (Pink house), the seat of the executive branch. After walking the square, you will head to the Obelisk, symbol of Buenos Aires. Be part of this incredible city, by having a daily life experience from a local and stroll the around the 9 de Julio avenue, the widest street in the world.
Historical buildings, monuments and streets will show all the changes that the city has experienced since Buenos Aires was founded. You will go from the famous corner of the 9 de Julio and Corrientes, to the elegant neighborhood of Recoleta, known for its amazing Cemetery. Here, you will see a pretty architecture , a lot of museums & chic coffee shops.
Tour ends at the Recoleta Cemetery.
*The itinerary of the places to visit can be changed by the guide.