Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Buenos Aires, Argentina


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 10.7 km
Ascend 157 m
Descend 149 m

Explore Buenos Aires in Argentina with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in Buenos AiresIndividual Sights in Buenos Aires

Sight 1: Buque Museo Fragata A.R.A. 'Presidente Sarmiento'

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ARA Presidente Sarmiento is a museum ship in Argentina, originally built as a training ship for the Argentine Navy and named after Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, the seventh President of Argentina. It is considered to be the last intact cruising training ship from the 1890s.

Wikipedia: ARA Presidente Sarmiento (EN)

431 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 2: Aduana

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The Buenos Aires Customs House (Aduana) is a government building and architectural landmark in the Montserrat section of Buenos Aires.

Wikipedia: Buenos Aires Customs (EN)

570 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 3: La Trastienda Club

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La Trastienda Club is a prominent café-concert style venue in Buenos Aires.

Wikipedia: La Trastienda Club (EN), Website

249 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Juan B. Ambrosetti ethnographic museum

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Juan B. Ambrosetti ethnographic museum

The Juan B. Ambrosetti Museum of Ethnography is an Argentine museum overseen by the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Philosophy and Letters and located in Buenos Aires.

Wikipedia: Juan B. Ambrosetti Museum of Ethnography (EN), Website

316 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Antigua Sede del Congreso Nacional

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Antigua Sede del Congreso Nacional

The Old National Congress is the first seat of the Congress of the Argentine Nation, inaugurated in 1864 by President Bartolomé Mitre and closed in 1905, when the sessions were moved to the current Palace of Congress. It was located in Plaza de Mayo, on the corner of what is now Balcarce and Hipólito Yrigoyen streets, a few meters from the Casa Rosada, the seat of the Executive Branch.

Wikipedia: Antiguo Congreso Nacional (Argentina) (ES)

292 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 6: Plazoleta San Francisco

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The Basilica and Convent of San Francisco de Asís is a Roman Catholic church located at 380 Alsina Street, in the historic center of the city of Buenos Aires (Argentina), in the neighborhood of Monserrat. He belonged to the Franciscan order, the first to receive a plot of land in the settlement founded by Juan de Garay in 1580.

Wikipedia: Basílica de San Francisco (Buenos Aires) (ES)

272 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 7: Cabildo de Buenos Aires

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Cabildo de Buenos Aires

The Cabildo of Buenos Aires is the public building in Buenos Aires that was used as a seat of the town council during the colonial era and the government house of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata. Today the building is used as a museum.

Wikipedia: Cabildo of Buenos Aires (EN), Website

781 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 8: San Miguel Arcángel

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Church of San Miguel de Arcángel is a Catholic church in Buenos Aires, Argentina, declared a national historic monument in 1983.

Wikipedia: Church of San Miguel de Arcangel (Buenos Aires) (EN)

333 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: Andrés Guacurarí y Artigas

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Andrés Guacurarí, Andrés Guarari o Andrés Guaäurarí and Artigas, known as commander Andresito, was a military and caudillo Guarani. It is one of the first-freemental caudiles of the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata. of Guarani origin, goberno between 1815 and 1819 The great province of the Missions, of any of the actual Argentine province is only a remanente. It is one of the most faithful collaborators of the General Oriental Band José Gervasio Artigas, who is apadent and the adaptation is son; allows him to sign as Andrés Artigas.

Wikipedia: Andresito Guazurarí (ES)

1148 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 10: Teatro General San Martín

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Teatro General San MartínEn.planicie (photo)Mario Roberto Álvarez (1913–2011) (building) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Teatro General San Martín is an important public theater in Buenos Aires, located on Corrientes Avenue and adjacent to the cultural center of the same name. It is one of the major theaters in Argentina and offers venues for the representation of stage works and film, as well as art exhibitions.

Wikipedia: Teatro General San Martín (EN)

829 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 11: Confitería El Molino

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The Confitería del Molino is an historical Art Nouveau style confitería (coffeehouse) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, located in front of the Palace of the National Congress and the Congressional Plaza, on the intersection of Callao and Rivadavia avenues in the barrio of Balvanera.

Wikipedia: Confitería del Molino (EN), Website

381 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 12: Kilómetro Cero

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Kilometer zero is a monolith that symbolizes the starting point of Argentina's road network. It is located in Buenos Aires in Plaza Mariano Moreno, and not, as is erroneously believed, in its neighboring Plaza del Congreso.

Wikipedia: Argentina km 0 (ES)

7 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 13: Alfredo Palacios

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Alfredo Palacios

Alfredo Lorenzo Palacios was an Argentine socialist politician.

Wikipedia: Alfredo Palacios (EN)

868 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 14: Club Español

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The Club Español is located at 172/78 Bernardo de Irigoyen Street, a few meters from the intersection of Avenida 9 de Julio and Avenida de Mayo, in the neighborhood of Monserrat, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Wikipedia: Club Español (Buenos Aires) (ES)

482 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 15: Parroquia Nuestra Señora de Montserrat

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The Parish Church of Nuestra Señora de Montserrat is a Roman Catholic church in the autonomous city of Buenos Aires.

Wikipedia: Parish Nuestra Señora de Montserrat (Buenos Aires) (EN), Website

692 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 16: Cemento

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Cemento was an Argentine nightclub, used for rock concerts. It was opened in 1985, and it was closed in 2004.

Wikipedia: Cemento (EN)

356 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 17: Alfonso Daniel Manuel Rodríguez Castelao

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Alfonso Daniel Manuel Rodríguez Castelao

Alfonso Daniel Manuel Rodríguez Castelao, commonly known as Castelao, was a Galician politician, writer, painter and doctor. He is one of the fathers of Galician nationalism, promoting Galician identity and culture, and was one of the main names behind the cultural movement Xeración Nós. He was also one of the founders and president of the Galicianist Party and had a great influence on the renovating group of Galician art known as Os renovadores. Castelao is considered to be the most important figure in Galician culture of the 20th century.

Wikipedia: Alfonso Daniel Rodríguez Castelao (EN)

1669 meters / 20 minutes

Sight 18: Catedral ortodoxa rusa de la Santísima Trinidad

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Catedral ortodoxa rusa de la Santísima Trinidad

The Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity is an Eastern Orthodox church building in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Located in the neighborhood of San Telmo, in front of Lezama Park.

Wikipedia: Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, Buenos Aires (EN)

423 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 19: Plazoleta Carlos Di Sarli

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Plazoleta Carlos Di Sarli

Carlos Di Sarli was an Argentine tango musician, orchestra leader, composer and pianist.

Wikipedia: Carlos di Sarli (EN)

588 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 20: Plazoleta Maestro Quinquela Martín

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Plazoleta Maestro Quinquela Martín

Benito Quinquela Martín was an Argentine painter. Quinquela Martín is considered the port painter-par-excellence and one of the most popular Argentine painters. His paintings of port scenes show the activity, vigor and roughness of the daily life in the port of La Boca.

Wikipedia: Benito Quinquela Martín (EN)


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