Recoleta & Palermo Walking Tour


$39 / person

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This tour'll take you trough the most beautiful areas of Buenos Aires, you'll admire the glamour of Recoleta, the nicest bookstore in the world, the palaces and the incredible Recoleta's Cemetery full of stories to tell, then we'll enjoy a walk trough the Parks of Palermo finishing the tour at Palermo Soho full of Bars and trendy shops.

We will meet at the front door of the Recoleta Mall, 2050 Vicente Lopez Street and I wil take you to the nicest bookstore of the world. Then we will walk up to Libertad Street where we will discover a passage that was once united but after a family's argument it was divided into two different galleries.

Then we will continue the tour just to reach Alvear Avenue, probably the most sofisticated avenue in Buenos Aires, we will see the Manors, small Palaces and we will learn a bit about the history of its inhabitants, at the end of the avenue we will reach Plaza Francia (French Square) we will look at the Palais de Glace, where Tango became popular.

Then we will admire the Fine Arts Museum and if its open we will visit the Law School of Buenos Aires! Then we will take a look at one of the symbols of the city "the Floralis Generica". Then we will get back to Plaza Francia, we will see the Recoleta's Cultural Center, , The Basilic of our Lady of pilar and then get prepared to visit the incredible Cemetery of Recoleta, where you will learn the history of our country through the stories of its almost silent inhabitants, you will admire one of the most important cemeteries of the world with a huge collection of stained glass and beautiful sculptures. After this we will follow a romantic trial in order to reach Libertador Avenue, i will show you the hidden garden located behind a museum, then we will go straight to the forests of Palermo. We will look at the beautiful Japanese garden (ticket to this park is not included in the tour), then we will discover the interesting "Hospital of Statues" and next to that we will enjoy the smallest lake of Palermo forests "the quiet Victoria Ocampo's lake.

A wedding at the Palermo Forests

A wedding at the Palermo Forests

Then I will show you the Planetarium of Buenos Aires and I will tell you how the famous Scy-fy writer Ray Bradbury is deeply linked to that building. The next step will be to visit what is probably the nicest park of Buenos Aires "The Rose Garden" we will sit in one of the many nice spots of this park and I will offer you MATE, our national tea (but you have to share the cup as such is our tradition). If you haven't had enough of green we will leave the forests of Palermo just to arrive to the Botanic Gardens, where we will admire the small trials of the parks full of different trees, plants and flowers, there you can also see the butterfly garden for those who love their beautiful colours. Then we will walk through Palermo Soho in order to reach Plaza Cortazar (Aka Plaza Serrano) full of Bars, Beer Houses and Trendy Shops, This is the perfect place to get lost and to finish the tour. After this tour you will amazed by the beauty of Buenos Aires!

Romantic Trial

Romantic Trial

Planetarium

Planetarium

"La Biela" Bar at Recoleta

Palace at Recoleta

Palace at Recoleta

The Japanese Garden

The Japanese Garden

The Rose Garden

The Rose Garden

The Gallery of the family's argument

The Gallery of the family's argument

Palaces of Alvear Avenue

Palaces of Alvear Avenue

Floralis Generica

Floralis Generica

Fine Arts Museum

Fine Arts Museum

Street art at Palermo Soho

Street art at Palermo Soho

The Famous Cemetery of Recoleta

The Famous Cemetery of Recoleta

The Law School

The Law School

Recoleta's Cultural Center

Recoleta's Cultural Center

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