FREE TOUR RECOLETA & RETIRO #1 Ranked Tour in Latin America!

FREE TOUR RECOLETA AND RETIRO

INFO AND RESERVATIONS

free tour buenos aires Price: Tip based.
Schedule: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays.
Start: 10:30 am
Duration: 3 hours
Meeting Point: Corner of Libertad and Viamonte, next to Teatro Colón.
Language: free walking tour buenos aires English
Even if it Rains!

 

 

Free Tour. Based on Tips

On this Recoleta Free Walking Tour you will enjoy a walk through the beautiful parks, monuments and palaces of one of the most luxurious areas in Buenos Aires. We will discover de magnificent and opulent Buenos Aires of the beginning of the 1900s starting our walk from the world famous opera house Teatro Colón. We will continue visiting the oldest synagogue in Buenos Aires, Templo Libertad, symbol to the local Jewish community, one of the biggest and most important in the world.

Crossing the widest avenue in the world, Av. 9 de Julio, we will get to Plaza San Martín in the neighborhood of Retiro, one of the most beautiful and diverse parks in Buenos Aires, surrounded by the great aristocratic manors of the former elite, Palacio San Martín and Palacio Paz. We will learn about the South American independence war and our greatest national hero, General San Martín, honored by a beautiful monument in the plaza. There we will get to the panoramic view point of the terrace with a privilege view of the famous Tower of the English. Architectural contrast is characteristic to Buenos Aires, and we will learn about a famous amorous urban myth around the construction of the modern Kavanagh Building and its relationship with the church of the Holy Sacrament. From Plaza San Martín we will walk through streets Arroyo and Alvear, where the local aristocratic families built some of  the poshest and finest residences in the city, witnesses to the great cultural change of Buenos Aires in the beginning of the XXth century. Our walk will finish in Plaza Alvear (a.k.a. Plaza Francia) with the Hispanic colonial church of our lady of the Pilar, surrounded by Café La Biela and the famous Recoleta Cemetery where we will have our last stop.

Free Tour Recoleta Highlights
  • Teatro Colón
  • Av. 9 de Julio
  • Aristocratic families and palaces
  • San Martín & Independence war
  • The Big Ben of South America
  • Plaza San Martín
  • Malvinas/Falklands War
  • Terrorist Attacks
  • The Posh Buenos Aires
  • Fanciest Avenue in Buenos Aires
  • Colonial Franciscan Convent
  • Great intro to Recoleta Cemetery

 

Check our Meeting Point

 

Photo of the Meeting Point

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