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La Plata Free Walking Tour
Activities in La Plata

La Plata Free Walking Tour

  • English and Spanish
  • 4 hours

Explore the beautiful, historic city of La Plata, the capital of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina. You will discover iconic monuments such as the Cathedral and pretty city squares such as Plaza San Martin. Best of all, this tour is absolutely free!

La Plata Free Walking Tour

We start our free walking tour of La Plata next to Piedra Fundacional stone monument in Plaza Moreno square. This the largest square in Argentina covering an area of almost 20 acres. Here you will hear all about the history of both the square and La Plata in general, as we encounter the two largest buildings located in this central location - the Municipal Palace and the Cathedral.

Visit the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, the principle Catholic place of worship in the city. This elegant shrine is Neogothic in style and inspired by the cathedrals of France and Germany. You will have your own free time to explore the various rooms located inside.

We will meet back up at the exit to the Cathedral and then head to Plaza San Martin square. Our guide will tell you all about the fascinating history of some of the iconic buildings that we will see on our tour, such as the Teatro Argentino Opera House, the government house, the obelisk of La Plata, and the Legislature of the Province of Buenos Aires.

Close to Plaza San Martin square, we will find the Pasaje Dardo Rocha center, which was the city's first train station in the city and the currently the most important cultural facility in the city. We will visit the interior of this landmark.

On the last part of the tour, we will explore the park in more detail, discovering the places such as the artificial lake, the Ecological House, the grotto, and the Planetarium.

You name the price

Our guides work exclusively for the tips they receive from the attendees. At the end of the tour, it is up to you to decide how much the experience was worth.

Important information

  • You are not allowed to reserve this tour if you are part of a group of more than 6 people.
  • Children under the age of 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult. A maximum of 3 children for each adult is permitted.

Price

Adults Children under 12 years old
Free
Free
  • Adults

    Free
  • Children under 12 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

4 hours.

Language

This is a bilingual (English/Spanish) guided tour.

Included

English and Spanish speaking guide.

Entry to La Plata Cathedral.

Entry to the Pasaje Dardo Rocha Cultural Center.

When to book?

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

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in La Plata).

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of 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 still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

Yes (imperative to attend with carer).

Free!

Meeting point

Plaza Moreno

Cancellations

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.