Discover the historical and cultural heart of Buenos Aires on this guided morning tour. A guide will take you around the city and the iconic sites in an air-conditioned bus. Discover the place where the Argentine flag was hoisted for the first time, the balcony from which Eva Perón inspired thousands of citizens and the Cementerio de la Recoleta, the exceptional cemetery reserved for illustrious figures of the country. Then immerse yourself in 'fútbol', the country's great passion, and bypass the crowds to enter the Boca Juniors Museum and visit La Bombonera, the team's home stadium.
After a morning pick-up from your hotel, your professional guide will take you on a tour of Buenos Aires to see the city's most notable sights. Along the way, see the distinct European influence on the architecture, learn about the city's colonial history, and visit places frequented by locals.
Admire the iconic Obelisco, the place where the Argentine flag was first raised in the city, and Avenida 9 de Julio, considered the longest avenue in the world. In Plaza de Mayo, admire the presidential palace of Casa Rosada (the Pink House), from where Juan and Eva Perón addressed the fervent citizens from the balconies. Discover the Metropolitan Cathedral and learn about the history of its eventful construction, before it became the headquarters of Catholics in Argentina.
Visit the “Cementerio de la Recoleta”, an exceptional cemetery reserved for Argentina's wealthiest and most illustrious historical figures, including Eva Perón. Wander around Greek temple-like mausoleums, chapels and small mansions.
Explore different "barrios", including San Telmo, a XNUMXth century district (the oldest in the city) with colonial architecture and full of hotspots of local bohemian life. In Puerto Madero, admire the revolving footbridge “Puente de la Mujer” (the Bridge of the Woman). Visit Plaza San Martín de Retiro and see the steel and aluminum sculpture Floralis Genérica, as well as MALBA, the avant-garde Museum of Latin American Art in Buenos Aires.
Treat yourself to some urban relaxation in Parque 3 de Febrero, part of the impressive “Bosques de Palermo” (Palermo Woods) with lakes, a rose garden and vast green lawns.
In the working-class barrio of La Boca, visit Caminito, a colorful haven for many artists, made up of cobblestone streets and corrugated iron houses and studios. La Boca is also home to Club Atlético Boca Juniors, one of Argentina's most famous football teams.
Your guide will lead you past the crowds of people waiting to enter the Boca Juniors Museum. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the team's history and visit the nearby stadium, formerly known as Estadio Alberto J Armando. Nicknamed “La Bombonera” (the candy box) because of its shape, this stadium can accommodate more than 61 spectators.
Your 4-hour city tour ends with a return drive to your hotel.