Evita’s Grave

Evita’s Grave is one of the most visited tombs of the cemetery of Recoleta. In fact, it is usual to find fresh flowers at it. Nevertheless, many of the tourist who visit the grave know little about this character of our history and most of their knowledge comes from Andrew Lloyd Weber’s musical with Madonna in the role of Evita.

So, here you are. Short and sweet, what you need to know about Eva Perón before you visit her resting place.

María Eva Duarte de Perón was born in 1919 on a poor family in La Pampa. She moved to Buenos Aires at the age of 15 to pursue her acting career. She met Juan Domingo Perón and became his wife.  She was the First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952. She got very involved in politics and defended the socialist cause. She spoke on behalf of labour rights, she championed women’s suffrage and ran the Women’s Peronist Party.

Evita is loved by many Argentinians, but she is also deeply hated. Her critics argue that the Peron matrimony used their political power to indoctrinate children, threaten businessmen and incarcerate their political opponents.

To know more about her and learn what was done with her corps join at our Recoleta Cemetery Tour.

Day Trip to Estancia La Candelaria

Traditional Country Day: Estancia La Candelaria

So, you have already visited the best museums in town, you have taken many free walking tours, you have gone to the Recoleta Cemetery, and you feel you have had your fair share of the city. How about going on a day trip from Buenos Aires?

In Lobos, an agrarian town 98 km from Buenos Aires, there is a beautiful French-style castle called Estancia La Candelaria. It was finished in 1900 and it is one of the biggest in Argentina. Surrounded by 100 hectares (247.105 acres) of peace and quiet, it offers many activities such as polo lessons, horse rides through the woods, a variety of sports and even spa service. It is open every day and it provides top quality hotel service.

estancia la candelariaNevertheless, it is best to go on Saturdays, when the true traditional Argentinean party is on. For as little as 35 usd approx. (2700 ARS today, contact them for updates) you get to enjoy a reception of empanadas and a lesson on how to make them, a tour around the castle, a complete Argentinean asado, a traditional folk-dance show, a display of gaucho skills,and tea-time with delicious Argentinean pastries. Moreover, you can take relaxing strolls through the fields, designed by Carlos Thays, and from November to March the swimming pool available.

All the activities begin in the estancia at 11 amand finish al 6 pm. La Candelaria offers hotel pick-up and transport for an additional price. If you would like to go by yourself and you don’t have a car, here you have a guide for car-rental in Buenos Aires

 

Contact Estancia La Candelaria

Mail: info@estanciacandelaria.com

Web: https://estanciacandelaria.com/engl

Whatsapp: +54 9 11 3766-2134

Phone: (54 – 02227) 424404 / 494473 /494132

Facebook: /EstanciaLaCandelaria

Instagram: @estanciacandelaria

Café Tortoni

Café Tortoni–A Glimpse into the Past

Location

The Avenida de Mayo offers a beautiful promenade between the Congress Building with the Pink House. Along its streets, the most sophisticated buildings of the beginnings of the 20th century flaunt their art nouveau, neoclassic and eclectic styles. A true reminder of the Argentinian Belle Époque, Café Tortoni stands among themas one of the most iconic cafés of our city and a proud keeper of our past. If you want to learn about this part of the city you can take a Free Walking Tour.

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Where to see Tango in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is the Tango capital of the world. Tango was born here in the late 19th century as a new expression of the immigrants arriving to South America looking for a new life. The combination of diverse intruments, rythms and dancing moves created one of the most admired music styles of the world. This is why most tourists who come to Buenos Aires don’t wanna miss watching some tango!

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Markets in Buenos Aires

best things to do in buenos airesSan Telmo Market

The San Telmo Market is the most famous Market in Buenos Aires. This Market shows the traditions and antique objects that are part of the old culture of Buenos Aires. Artists expose their handicrafts and collection of unique and sometimes fantastic or bizarre objects! San Telmo, one of the oldest quarters of BA turns from a quite neighborhood to a live expression of culture and tradition outdoors!

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Best Things to Do in Buenos Aires

Best things to do in Buenos Aires

Learn about the best things to do in Buenos Aires. In this post you will find the 10 essential activities that you must do in the capital of Argentina.

best things to do in buenos aires VISIT PLAZA DE MAYO

Plaza de Mayo is the heart of Argentina. This historic square is the stage where the argentina people have expressed their happiest and saddest historic events. As the main square of a country full of passion and struggles, no one can say he has been to Buenos Aires if he didn’t visit the Plaza de Mayo. If you want to know better this place join our Free tours in the city center.

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Jazz in Buenos Aires

In the city of Buenos Aires there are multiple cultural offers. Not only you can enjoy local culture but you will also find places to delight the fusion of different cultures. According to music we´ve already talked about Tango and other folk genres from Argentina that you can enjoy in the city.

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Best Day trips from Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is so big and amazing that it will take you at least 4 o 5 days to see what is a must to know it. If you have a few days more to spare or you want to get out of the big city you can consider one of this day trips:

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The Palermo parks

The neighborhood of Palermo is famous for its parks. Its outstanding collection of gardens make it an ideal place to visit for those who like walking and outdoor activities.

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