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The city of the dead: mysteries and legends of the Recoleta cemetery

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese
Quality Verified Registered on February 03, 2023

We are a group of independent historians and anthropologists who love to travel around the world telling esoteric stories. We invite you to discover our magical activities and itineraries to share a different way of traveling.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Disturbing and beautiful, majestic but dark, the Recoleta cemetery attracts thousands of visitors year after year. Located in the elegant neighborhood of Buenos Aires since the beginning of the 19th century, it houses mausoleums of the most emblematic figures of the country. Behind every grave there are ghosts, myths and urban legends. From the Lady in White to the Dark Knights and from Rufina Cambaceres to Benjamin Solari Parravicini , the city of the dead invites us to explore the hidden side of a place full of history, symbology and art.


What are we going to talk about?


  • History and symbology of the tombs
  • The Lady in white
  • Congratulations Guerrero
  • Rufina Cambaceres
  • The Dark Knights


and much more!

*IMPORTANT*

  • Price: free paid tour, you set the price!
  • Entrance to the cemetery: 5090 ARS (5.50 Euros) for foreign walkers and 0 ARS for Argentine walkers.
  • Tickets are obtained at the door. They only accept credit/debit cards.
  • PLEASE WAIT FOR THE GUIDE AT THE MEETING POINT BEFORE ENTERING THE CEMETERY AND PAYING

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Plazoleta Juan XXIII, Junín 1849, C11...
    Plazoleta Juan XXIII, Junín 1849, C1113 AAU, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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    I will be at PLAZOLETA JUAN XXIII with a black and purple umbrella with the AKELARRE TOURS logo.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Recoleta Cemetery
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Pantheon of Eva Perón
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Tomb of Rufina Cambaceres
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Congratulations Guerrero
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Recoleta

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).

Tour opinions

248 ratings
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4.88
Fun
4.6
Expression
4.8
Quality
4.82
Route
4.78
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Kalina 17 May 2024
Sofia

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
It was a very interesting tour!! The stories added up so much to the cemetery in general. I enjoyed it a lot!
ROBERTO 12 May 2024
Montevideo

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
fue una experiencia muy interesante y, por momentos muy sorprendente
Rosa 11 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Muy buen recorrido. Silvia, muy clara en sus conceptos. Excelente.
Georgina 10 May 2024
Mexico City

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Excelente!!! Tour muy muy interesante y Silvia la mejor. Muchas gracias!!!
Jacqueline 08 May 2024
Denver

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Silvia was an incredible guide. Very knowledgeable and entertaining to listen to, made the experience fantastic.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires 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.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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