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Free tour - The Paris of Buenos Aires. Palaces and legends of the Buenos Aires aristocracy.
Hello, I'm Evelyn and I'm a Tour Guide student. I could say that I am also an explorer in this great world. Where my passion focuses on traveling and discovering new places. Being able to learn from each space, culture and people that surround us. I feel that traveling is FREEDOM, JOY, LOVE for the world and you are curious to get to know it even better. If that interests you, you are passionate about that. I invite you to accompany me on this path and that you can enjoy every legend, every story that we can know as much as I do. I INVITE YOU TO BE PART!
Retiro is a neighborhood where the Buenos Aires aristocracy settled since the 18th century. But also territory of patriotic struggles, slave depots and even spaces for popular entertainment.
Today we find a large number of vestiges of the mansions of those wealthy families who chose it to get away from the yellow fever epidemic.
That is why this place preserves the most beautiful palaces in the big city.
On this tour, we will visit the Kavanagh building that houses one of the best kept legends of the Buenos Aires elite of the 20th century, full of love and revenge. It has privileged views of the Santísimo Sacramento Basilica and the ravines of Plaza San Martín, where General San Martín installed the barracks of the Horse Grenadier Regiment and where a cenotaph commemorates those who fell in the Malvinas Islands.
We will visit the old Plaza Hotel , one of the most important hotels in South America for many years that keeps within its walls anecdotes and curiosities of the Buenos Aires elite.
The square is also surrounded by the Haedo Palace , which has been under reconstruction for many years. The grandiose Paz Palace will surprise us with its architecture and somewhat dark legends.
The San Martin Palace will dazzle us with its architectural beauty, as will the Estramagou Palace, where its French-style façade will make us feel as if we were in another country.
Finally we will enter the most "Parisian" street that houses exuberant beauty with its palaces and bars.
A guided tour that will undoubtedly be balanced between history and legends/anecdotes of that important neighborhood.
What will we visit on this tour?
Meeting point:Maipú 1270, C1006 ACT, Buenos Aires, ...Maipú 1270, C1006 ACT, Buenos Aires, Argentina
I will be at the monument to Leandro Alem next to the Pentagonal Tower (high, fully glazed building) between Maipu and Libertador Avenue, next to Plaza San Martín. I will be identified because I will have a badge with the Guruwalk logo and an umbrella.
1Outside visitTorre Monumental
2Outside visitMonumento al General Martín Miguel de Güemes
3Outside visitEdificio Kavanagh
4Outside visitPalacio Estrugamou
5Outside visitPlaza San Martín
6Outside visitPalacio Haedo
7Outside visitArroyo 841
8Outside visitPalacio Anchorena
9Outside visitPalacio Estrugamou
10Outside visitCalle Arroyo
11Outside visitAvenida Estado de Israel
12Outside visitPalacio Paz
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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What should you know?
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