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Free Walking Tour of Buenos Aires
Activities in Buenos Aires

Free Walking Tour of Buenos Aires

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Want to know the origin of the Argentinian capital? This free walking tour of Buenos Aires is the best way to get to know its historic centre. And best of all, it's FREE!

Free Walking Tour of Buenos Aires

The tour meets in the centre of the port city, to begin our free tour of Buenos Aires, throughout which we'll reveal the history of the Argentinian capital.

Our tour begins in the city's most iconic landmarks, beginning with the National Congress Building, found in one of the most beautiful squares in the capital. From here, our free tour takes us around places such as the Barolo Palace, or the Mural of Evita Perón, where we'll discover the fascinating history of one of the most famous Argentinian women to have ever lived.

Next, we'll continue in one of the most emblematic places in the Argentinian capital, such as the Obelisk, the Tortoni Café or the beautiful La Prensa building. Then we'll lead you to Plaza de Mayo, one of the most famous parts of the South American metropolis, and where the Argentinian Republic was first declared. And just in front, you can find the famous Casa Rosada, the home to Argentina's government, and on whose balcony we can just imagine Evita Person singing "No llores por mi Argentina".

Here you'll hear the story of how every Thursday the so-called "Mothers of May" meet to demand the return of the children lost during the military dictatorship during the 1970s, one of the most difficult moments in the history of the country.

The free walking tour of Buenos Aires then comes to an end in front of the Casa Rosada.

Important Information

  • On the free tour of Buenos Aires, we don't visit the inside of any of the monuments mentioned in the description.
  • Reservations for more than 6 people are not permitted.
  • Children must come accompanied by an adult. The maximum number of children per adult is 3.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.

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Duration

2 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

English speaking guide.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Bookings are permitted up until 7 hours before the activity as long as there are still places.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Accessibility

Yes (most areas are accessible).

Free!

Free cancellation

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

Meeting point

Congreso de la Nación Argentina