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Retirement, the Creole aristocracy. (History, architecture and culture)

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Gabriel
Quality Verified Registered on July 26, 2022

Passionate about knowledge and human relationships, History, Politics, Philosophy, Art and Gastronomy. I love sharing my knowledge and exchanging experiences with people. I am a History Professor, Graduate in Journalism, Announcer and some other things... I believe that opening your eyes to reality, going where human activity stands out, where the noises of life can be heard, is the best formula to develop a thought. plural and multicultural that contains a message of peace and harmony. The best place to learn, know and understand reality is reality itself, the only truth, which is on the street beating the life of the people. I enjoy sharing a flexible and creative environment in which I can develop all my knowledge, which gives me the opportunity to learn and absorb experiences, as well as to create relationships, meet new people and develop new bonds.

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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

Retiro went from being a point far from the city center and gateway to the immigration wave at the end of the 19th century to exhibiting the contrast of a hub of work and communications and an elegant setting for the daily life of the Creole aristocracy.
Retiro is one of the most elegant neighborhoods, witness and protagonist of important events in the life of Buenos Aires with its dual bourgeois and working personality.
Its wide squares, its stately residences, its luxury hotels and its tall office buildings make up a mosaic where the past and the present converge.
I invite you to a tour in which we will visit

Florida street

Naval Center

Basilica of the Blessed Sacrament

Kavanagh Building

Monumental Tower

Miter Railway Central Station

San Martin Plaza

Peace Palace

San Martín/Anchorena Palace

The charming turn from Arroyo Street to the French and Brazilian embassies to end in the Parisian Plaza Carlos Pellegrini at the beginning of Alvear Avenue.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Florida 987, C1005AAS Buenos Aires, A...
    Florida 987, C1005AAS Buenos Aires, Argentina
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    I will be in front of the monument to Esteban Echeverría at Florida 987 (Corner with Marcelo T. de Alvear) in front of "Piedras Argentinas", with a backpack.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Calle Florida
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Naval Center
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Basilica of the Blessed Sacrament
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Kavanagh Building
  • 5
    Outside visit
    monumental tower
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Retiro Miter Railway Station
  • 7
    Outside visit
    San Martin Plaza
  • 8
    Outside visit
    San Martin Palace
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Stream Street
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Ambassade de France / Embassy of France
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Carlos Pellegrini Square

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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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Pets
Not suitable for 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.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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