ORIGIN OF THE CITY: Historic Center, where it all began.

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: Tamara
Quality Verified Registered on August 16, 2023

Hello! My name is Tami. I know more than 26 cities in the world and I speak fluent English and Spanish. I was born and raised in Buenos Aires and the most important moments of my life were in the Historic Center of the city. I love storytelling, travel and history. I invite you to enter this adventure with me and let's discover together the origins of this city that I am lucky enough to call home. The story of how it all began awaits us! And the fun too!

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
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Tour description

From the arrival of the first European ships to the wars for the independence of San Martin, we will travel throughout the first three centuries that definitively marked the origin and founding of the City of Buenos Aires and especially the port and its Historic Center. .

 The history of these buildings, its central plaza, the encounter between two cultures that would inexorably mark the history of the modern world, European influences, indigenous resistance, colonization, viceroys, travel chronicles, mercantilism, architecture, ways of living and dressing, the social strata, the Jesuits, the Church, the wars, the Creoles, the river, the port, the double revolution, the robberies, the betrayals, love and the enormous mix of influences that we Argentines are. and the Argentines and especially the Buenos Aires.

 Discover a journey that begins at the true origin and we still don't know where it ends.

 If you like to hear a good story and indulge your imagination, this is the tour you are looking for.
 Learn more about this incredible city and the stories hidden between the bricks of these ancient buildings.


  •  May Plaza
  •  Casa Rosad
  •  Cathedral
  •  Council
  •  Apple of Lights
  •  National School of Buenos Aires
  •  San Ignacio Loyola Church
  •  Mafalda Statue
  •  Zanjon de Granados
  •  San Telmo Market
  •  Dorrego Square

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Av. Hipólito Yrigoyen s/n, C1087 CABA...
    Av. Hipólito Yrigoyen s/n, C1087 CABA, Argentina
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    We will meet at the Piramide de Mayo located in the center of the Plaza de Mayo. I will carry a RAINBOW umbrella with me so you can find me

  • 1
    Outside visit
    May Plaza
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Pink House
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Metropolitan Cathedral
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Buenos Aires City Council
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Manzana de las Luces Historical Cultural Complex
  • 6
    Outside visit
    National School of Buenos Aires
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Saint Ignatius of Loyola
  • 8
    Outside visit
    The Avila Bookstore
  • 9
    Outside visit
    The Zanjón de Granados
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Mercado San Telmo
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Plaza Dorego

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

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Nadja 13 Apr 2024

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Kind, knowledgeable and good English - we enjoyed our tour with Tamara a lot!
Zurab 23 Mar 2024
Buenos Aires

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Travelled alone - Mar 2024
Very nice tour. Tami is great! Thank you
David 23 Mar 2024

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
We had a great tour with Tami. She was very fun, friendly and informative. Thank you!
Susana 16 Mar 2024
Talavera de la Reina

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Muchas gracias Tamara hemos pasado una tarde espléndida se lo recomiendo a todos los que queráis pasar un rato ameno y muy didáctica
Maria 15 Mar 2024

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Die Tour mit Tami war klasse und sehr informativ - gerne wieder!
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
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 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.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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