Our walking tour starts at our office in San Telmo. We will take Defensa St. to the very heart of San Telmo. One of the oldest barrios in Buenos Aires, this lively area boasts a vibrant tango and artistic scene. The antiques markets, street lanterns (known locally as faroles), cobbled streets, old-fashioned buildings and original décor give the place its unique bohemian atmosphere. Sundays are the busiest days as the famous street market come to life in Plaza Dorrego.
Our tour then moves south to La Boca neighbourhood, home to the Boca Juniors stadium and the vibrant "Caminito". Be captivated by the different versions of street tango and learn about how tango, football and other immigrant influences have shaped Buenos Aires into one of the most irresistible cities in the world.
Coming back dowtown Buenos Aires by bus, on board we will enjoy the views of Puerto Madero modern architecture, until we reach the "Puente de la Mujer" (woman's bridge), famous for its shape that represents a couple dancing tango.
We will cross a bridge to Plaza de Mayo, the main square in Buenos Aires and the political heart of Argentina, we will visit the Catedral Metropolitana and see the Cabildo (old town-hall) and the Casa Rosada (pink house), the core of governmental power.
Then, we will reach the Obelisco, a monument which is itself a symbol of Buenos Aires. We will be a part of this incredible city, getting a glimpse of what everyday life looks like for an Argentinian and making our way down the widest street in the world: the 9 de julio Av. Historical buildings, monuments and streets reveal the story and growth the city has experienced over the years.
From the famous corner of 9 de julio and Corrientes, we eill travel to the sophisticated area of Recoleta, known for the Cementerio de La Recoleta. Here we will see incredible architecture, countless museums, chic cafés and restaurants, exclusive streets and shopping centres.
Our tour will come to a close at the Cementerio de la Recoleta, a central area close to many transport links.
* The order of the attractions to visit can be modified at the discretion of the guide