Recoleta and Retiro: A Historic and Unmissable Journey of Elegance

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Duration: 3:00
Provided by BA EXPLORE
Spanish  |  10:30 AM
Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
from €0 Tip based

Overview of the tour in Buenos Aires

discover the exquisite architecture and culture of Retiro and Recoleta on this exciting tour!

Explore the treasures of the early 20th century, from the Colon Theater to the iconic Obelisk. Admire the majesty of the Templo Libertad Synagogue and cross the grandiose Avenida 9 de Julio to Plaza San Martin.

Be captivated by the Palacio San Martin and the majestic Palacio Paz, the architectural contrast awaits us in the Kavanagh Building, as well as a love story linked to the Basilica of the Blessed Sacrament.

We will continue along the charming Arroyo and Alvear streets, entering the exclusive Recoleta neighborhood. Here, we will witness the marvelous architecture of the Ortiz Basualdo, Pereda, Duhau, Fernandez Anchorena and Alzaga Unzue Palaces, among others. Each of these palaces holds secrets and a rich history that will dazzle you.

Our tour culminates in the beautiful Plaza Alvear, where we will admire the Basilica del Pilar and the old Recoleto Convent, accompanied by the Recoleta Cultural Center. We will close with an intriguing historical introduction to the Recoleta Cemetery, home to the memory of historical figures and Argentine legends.

This activity includes:

  • Palacio Paz
  • Obelisco
  • Edificio Kavanagh
  • Recoleta
  • Retiro
  • Teatro Colón
  • Plaza San Martín
  • Palacio San Martin
  • Monumento a Lavalle
  • Palacio Fernandez Anchorena
  • Foto Panorámica Obelisco
  • Foto Panorámica: Avenida 9 de Julio con Obelisco detrás
  • Entrada Basílica Santísimo Sacramento
  • Observación e historias de los Palacios

Meeting point

Monumento a Lavalle

On arrival

I will be at Lavalle Park next to the Lavalle monument.

Free Cancellation

You are free to cancel a booking anytime. We kindly remind you to cancel bookings you cannot arrive for. Being reported as absent decreases your customer level points and the benefits you can enjoy.

Spanish  |  10:30 AM
Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
from €0 Tip based
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