The starting point for this walk is Plaza de Mayo, home to the nation's government house, Casa Rosada. Then, walk on to view ... More
Tour of Historic Buenos Aires
The starting point for this walk is Plaza de Mayo, home to the nation's government house, Casa Rosada. Then, walk on to view the Old Cabildo museum and the Catedral Metropolitana. Close by is the beautiful old building of La Prensa newspaper and the Palacio Municipal. Take Bolívar street to see Iglesia de San Ignacio . Walk on via Moreno street to find the famous Manzana de las Luces where you can visit city's underground tunnels. For refreshment, stop at the legendary Cafe Tortoni.
we did a 3 hour tour of the Central sites of Buenos Aires, and our guide was knowledgable and funny. He even gave details on the economic problems of 2000 and how they are just coming out of this. We hit briefly all the top 25 or so, give or take a few, sites plus a few extras like the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo march on thursday. if it is your first time and first day in BA, do this first for orientation. $28 US for us 7-9-07.
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Built in 1732 by the Recoleto friars, its history is depicted on the majolica at its entrance. Adjacent to the
Recoleta cemetery, 19th century colonial architecture predominates throughout. Five pinnacles crown the pilasters of the facade; a square tower ...
This museum contains a number of historic pieces as well as didactic journey related to the beginnings of telegraphy, telephony,
radio, television and Internet. Another attraction is the architecture of the building that houses the museum. It was once ...