Spend the afternoon in Buenos Aires following in the footsteps of Eva Peron, Argentina's first lady from 1946 until her death in 1952. You'll visit two museums that feature memorabilia from Evita, her residence, the famous mausoleum at Recoleta Cemetery and the Casa Rosada where she gave political speeches from the balcony. This Buenos Aires sightseeing tour is a must-do for anyone wanting to learn more about Argentina's politics, culture, and history.
- Done in English
- All entrance fees included
- Explore the streets of the city on a walking tour
- Visit with local guide
- Immerse yourself in the past, the time of a historical circuit
Learn all there is to know about Eva Peron, or 'Evita' as the locals call her. The tour begins with a visit to a museum that highlights his childhood experiences in the city of Los Toldos when he came to power in the 1940s. The Evita Museum will give you insight into his life and houses artefacts, a luxury clothing collection as well as his books and films.
Then you will walk through the parks of Palermo and to the National Library to see the official residence of Eva Peron. After a short stop for photos, you will go to the famous Recoleta cemetery to visit the mausoleum of Evita and the place of his final resting place.
A stop will also be made at Casa Rosada, located in Plaza de Mayo. This example of Argentine neoclassical architecture has been occupied by the President of Argentina since 1882 and your guide will explain its history and importance to the people of Buenos Aires.
This guided tour of Buenos Aires depicts the life and work of one of the most important women in Argentine history, and is a must for anyone interested in the country's social and political context.