Discover the Paris of South America, its European buildings, its bloody history, its Bohemian life and the Porteño personality.

What is a Free Tour?

It is about a walking visit with a qualified guides for free. Once the tour is finished, you can put a price according to your level of satisfaction.

Description

Did you know that Buenos Aires is the most European city in South America? Thanks to our Buenos Aires Free Walking Tour discover its most emblematic monuments that were built after its independence with the purpose of modernising the city of Río de la Plata.

On our tour, our Spanish speaking guide will take you around the Plaza de Mayo, one of the most important historical places, it stood as the main square during the Spanish period. It was at this spot that Argentina declared independence taking advantage of the invasion of Spain by Napoleon; but you´ll discover that it was not as easy as that because 6 years of war would first have to be endured followed by almost 40 years of civil wars. 

Without a doubt one of the most emblematic monuments that you will contemplate is the Casa Rosada, the official office of the Argentine Federal Government. It is built on the foundations of the Royal Fort of Don Juan Baltasar de Austria and St.Michael´s Castle. Did you know that this same site has been used since the XVI century as the head office of governors, viceroyalty and presidents? This building will undoubtedly remind you of Eva Perón singing “Don´t cry for me, Argentina.” 

You´ll also discover the few buildings of colonial architecture remaining in Buenos Aires as the Argentine leaders wanted to get rid of any traces after the independence and give it a more modern feel using some of the great European capitals as a model to follow. In front of the Metropolitan Cathedral, we´ll tell you about the story of Saint Martin, a soldier that was canonized who helped the Chilean Independence as well as that of Ecuador and Peru. And, if you decide to do the tour on a Thursday, you´ll be able to meet the endearing Madres de Mayo who remain engaged in the struggle for an answer to find out what happened to the children who disappeared during the dictatorship in the 70s

Join the Buenos Aires Free Walking Tour and discover the Porteño character through places that are so Bohemian like Café Tortoni or the Barolo Building. If I were you, I wouldn´t miss it. We´ll be waiting for you!

Featured places

  • Colonial architecture
  • Plaza de Mayo
  • Casa Rosada
  • Metropolitan Cathedral
  • Two Congresses Square
  • Café Tortoni
  • Barolo Building
  • And much more!

Details

Duration

3 hours

Language

Spanish speaking guide

Rates

Free tour

Time

10:00 AM

Availability

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Outside guided visit

We will visit from outside all monuments and places of our tour description 

Included

The best Spanish Speaking guides of Buenos Aires

Excluded

Transportation (walking tour)
Food and drinks

Meeting point

At the entrance of Restaurante Mostaza on Avenida Pres. Roque Sáenza Peña 572, next to the metro station Catedral, exit Congreso de Tucumán.

Conditions

How to book?

Limited tickets. Do not miss it! Choose the date on the calendar and fill in with your details to complete the booking. Immediate confirmation.

Planning an activity for more than 7 people?

 You may also consider booking a private tour to get your own private guide. For further information here. Contact us.

Do the tours run despite bad weather conditions and public holidays?

Affirmative! Otherwise we will contact you in advance to inform you about it.

Can I modify or cancel my booking?

Are you unable to attend our tour? Let us know to reschedule your booking. 


Our promises

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