Free Tour City Center (Historical heart of buenos aires)

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: English
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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

On the Free Tour through the City Center of Buenos Aires, you will learn about the political and historical perspective of our city. We begin at 3pm our tour at  the front gate National Congress and then walk along the boulevard of Avenida de Mayo with its magnificent architecture. On this tour, we will talk about the glorious and terrible periods in the history of Argentina, from the Independence through the great Argentinian prosperity of the 1900s to Peronism, the last military dictatorship, and the return of democracy.  After seeing the Evita Peron’s mural at the crossing of Avenida 9 de Julio, we will make a stop to learn about our local culture at the most famous café of Buenos Aires: Café Tortoni.  We will finish the Free Tour in the heart of Buenos Aires, the Plaza de Mayo, the center of the city since the colonial period; a place of expression for the people during the most important events of our history.

Free Tour City Center Highlights

  • Congress Building & Argentine politics
  • Palacio Barolo mysterious architecture
  • Evita's Mural, Life & Secrets
  • Cafe Tortoni & Tango
  • Plaza de Mayo, heart of BA
  • Colonial Town Hall & Revolution
  • Cathedral & Pope Francis
  • Mothers of the May Square
  • 70's Dictatorship and those who went missing
  • Actual Argentine economy & politics
  • Pink Government House

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  • Meeting point:
    Av Entre Ros 97 C1079ABA CABA Argentina
    Av Entre Ros 97 C1079ABA CABA Argentina
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    Gate of The National Congress (Av. Entre Rios 51)

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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ERCAN 27 Jan 2023

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Travelled alone - Jan 2023
Martin is such an intellectual, warm, knowledgeable and fun guide that I wish to listen to him for days. He is a sincere and openminded guide and expressing his thoughts and feelings while he is guiding, rather than repeating the same texts or notes. Throughout the tour, my focus and interest remained high, as everything was interesting, particularly the political, cultural and economic aspects of the city and country. Thank you Martin!
Amy 25 Jan 2023
Palm Beach Gardens

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
Very informative. Excellent intro to Buenos Aires.
Shereen 13 Jan 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
Martin was a great guide! Thanks so much for sharing your vision of Buenos Aires with us.
Cissy 29 Dec 2022

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2022
Maru is an amazing guide!
Kons... 14 Dec 2022

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2022
Great experience!!! Our guru Maru was amazing! Knowledgeable, friendly and polite!
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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