Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #4 in Buenos Aires, Argentina


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 30 sights
Distance 11.3 km
Ascend 257 m
Descend 228 m

Experience Buenos Aires in Argentina in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in Buenos AiresIndividual Sights in Buenos Aires

Sight 1: Museo del Humor

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Museo del Humor

The Museum Center of Buenos Aires was the headquarters of the General Directorate of Museums of the City of Buenos Aires, which changed its name since 2016 to the General Directorate of Heritage, Museums and Historic Centre. Since 2002 it has occupied the old building of the Munich Brewery, the work of the Hungarian architect Andrés Kálnay, built in 1927 meters from what was the Costanera Sur, current neighborhood of Puerto Madero.

Wikipedia: Edificio de la Cervecería Munich (ES), Website

567 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 2: Statue of Juan Manuel Fangio

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Juan Manuel Fangio, was an Argentine racing driver. Nicknamed El Chueco or El Maestro, he dominated the first decade of Formula One racing, winning the World Drivers' Championship five times.

Wikipedia: Juan Manuel Fangio (EN)

112 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: Faena Arts Center

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Faena Arts Center Gobierno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires / CC BY 2.5 ar

Faena Art Center is the cultural center of the Faena District Buenos Aires, a residential and cultural community in the Puerto Madero waterfront in Buenos Aires developed by the Faena Group and opened in September 2011. Alan Faena founded the center. Ximena Caminos is the Executive Director.

Wikipedia: Faena Arts Center (EN), Website

568 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: Statue of Anne Frank

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Statue of Anne Frank

Annelies Marie "Anne" Frank was a German-born Jewish girl who kept a diary documenting her life in hiding amid Nazi persecution during the German occupation of the Netherlands. A celebrated diarist, Frank described everyday life from her family's hiding place in an Amsterdam attic. She gained fame posthumously and became one of the most-discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust with the 1947 publication of The Diary of a Young Girl, which documents her life in hiding from 1942 to 1944. It is one of the world's best-known books and has been the basis for several plays and films.

Wikipedia: Anne Frank (EN)

325 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: 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 6: 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)

250 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 7: Plaza de las Armas Ejército Argentino

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Plaza de las Armas Ejército Argentino Unknown authorUnknown author / CC BY 4.0

The Argentine Army is the land force branch of the Armed Forces of the Argentine Republic and the senior military service of Argentina. Under the Argentine Constitution, the president of Argentina is the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces, exercising his or her command authority through the Minister of Defense.

Wikipedia: Argentine Army (EN)

85 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 8: M4 Sherman

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The M4 Sherman, officially Medium Tank, M4, was the most widely used medium tank by the United States and Western Allies in World War II. The M4 Sherman proved to be reliable, relatively cheap to produce, and available in great numbers. It was also the basis of several other armored fighting vehicles including self-propelled artillery, tank destroyers, and armored recovery vehicles. Tens of thousands were distributed through the Lend-Lease program to the British Commonwealth and Soviet Union. The tank was named by the British after the American Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman.

Wikipedia: M4 Sherman (EN)

339 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: Antigua Sede del Congreso Nacional

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Antigua Sede del Congreso Nacional

The Old National Congress is the first headquarters 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 the current Balcarce and Hipólito Yrigoyen streets, meters from the Casa Rosada, seat of the Executive Power.

Wikipedia: Antiguo Congreso Nacional (Argentina) (ES)

485 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 10: 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

265 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Basílica Nuestra Señora del Rosario

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Basílica Nuestra Señora del Rosario

The Santo Domingo Convent, or Basilic of Our Lady of the Rosary and Convent of Santo Domingo is a convent for Our Lady of the Rosary located in the Monserrat neighborhood of Buenos Aires. Built during the colonial times, it was the scenario of a military conflict during the British invasions of the Río de la Plata. It holds as well the tomb of the Argentine national hero Manuel Belgrano.

Wikipedia: Santo Domingo Convent (EN)

246 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 12: Iglesia Presbiteriana San Andrés

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Iglesia Presbiteriana San Andrés

The San Andrés Presbyterian Church is a Christian church whose origin dates back to the arrival of Scottish settlers in Argentina at the beginning of the nineteenth century.

Wikipedia: Iglesia Presbiteriana San Andrés (ES)

436 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 13: 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

239 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 14: Plazoleta San Francisco

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

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

362 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 15: Museo Casa Rosada

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Museo Casa Rosada Museo del Bicentenario / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Casa Rosada Museum is an Argentine museum located in the old galleries of the Taylor Customs House in the city of Buenos Aires, inaugurated on May 24, 2011. It functions as an annex to the Casa Rosada and exhibits some 10,000 historical pieces that belonged to many presidents of the Argentine Republic, originating from the collection of the Casa Rosada Presidential Museum. It was inaugurated in 2011 during the presidency of Cristina Kirchner.

Wikipedia: Museo Casa Rosada (ES), Website

174 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 16: Pink House

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Pink House Unknown / CC BY 2.5 ar

The Casa Rosada, literally the Pink House, is the president of the Argentine Republic's official workplace, located in Buenos Aires. The palatial mansion is known officially as Casa de Gobierno. Normally, the president lives at the Quinta de Olivos, the president of Argentina's official residence, located in Olivos, Greater Buenos Aires. The characteristic color of the Casa Rosada is baby pink, and it is considered one of the most emblematic buildings in Buenos Aires. The building also houses a museum, which contains objects relating to former presidents of Argentina. It has been declared a National Historic Monument of Argentina.

Wikipedia: Casa Rosada (EN), Website

142 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 17: Equestrian monument to General Manuel Belgrano

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Equestrian monument to General Manuel Belgrano Louis-Robert Carrier-Belleuse (1848-1913) Photo by w:es:Usuario:Barcex. / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Equestrian monument to General Manuel Belgrano is a landmark of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is located at Plaza de Mayo, in front of the Casa Rosada. It depicts General Manuel Belgrano holding the Flag of Argentina, and it is made of bronze over a pedestal of granite.

Wikipedia: Equestrian monument to General Manuel Belgrano (EN)

294 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 18: Cabildo de Buenos Aires

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Cabildo de Buenos Aires Unknown authorUnknown author / CC BY 4.0

The Cabildo of Buenos Aires is the public building in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, 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.

Wikipedia: Cabildo of Buenos Aires (EN), Website

823 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 19: Cataratas del Iguazú, Misiones

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The monument to the Iguazu Falls is located in the Province of Misiones square, on the corner of Avenida de Mayo and 9 de Julio Avenue in Buenos Aires (Argentina). It is located in one of the most central points of the city, a few blocks from the Obelisk and the Casa Rosada. It was inaugurated on December 11, 2013.

Wikipedia: Monumento a las cataratas del Iguazú (ES)

297 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 20: 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)

348 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 21: Lisandro de la Torre

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Lisandro de la Torre

The Monument to Lisandro de la Torre is a sculpture made in his honor, located in the neighborhood of San Nicolás in the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Wikipedia: Monumento a Lisandro de la Torre (ES)

441 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 22: Casa de la Cultura de la Ciudad

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The Buenos Aires House of Culture is an architectural landmark in the Montserrat section of the Argentine capital.

Wikipedia: Buenos Aires House of Culture (EN)

141 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 23: Metropolitan Cathedral

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Metropolitan CathedralDennis Jarvis from Halifax, Canada / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral, officially called Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, is the main Catholic church in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Wikipedia: Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral (EN), Website

388 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 24: Basílica Nuestra Señora de La Merced

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Our Lady of Mercy Church of Buenos Aires is an Argentine Catholic church. It is located on Calle Reconquista corner of Tte. Gen. Juan Domingo Perón Street, in the neighborhood of San Nicolas in Buenos Aires.

Wikipedia: Our Lady of Mercy Church (Buenos Aires) (EN)

162 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 25: Catedral San Juan Bautista

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Catedral San Juan Bautista

The Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is a cathedral in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is located in Calle 25 de Mayo 282 and is the oldest non-Catholic church building in Latin America.

Wikipedia: Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist (EN), Website

419 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 26: Juan de Garay

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Juan de Garay

Juan de Garay (1528–1583) was a Spanish conquistador. Garay's birthplace is disputed. Some say it was in the city of Junta de Villalba de Losa in Castile, while others argue he was born in the area of Orduña. There's no birth certification whatsoever, though Juan De Garay regarded himself as somebody from Biscay. He served under the Crown of Castille, in the Viceroyalty of Peru. He was governor of Asunción and founded a number of cities in present-day Argentina, many near the Paraná River area, including the second foundation of Buenos Aires, in 1580.

Wikipedia: Juan de Garay (EN)

612 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 27: Stadium Luna Park

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Estadio Luna Park is a multi-purpose arena in Buenos Aires. Located at the corner of Avenida Corrientes and Avenida Bouchard; in the San Nicolás neighborhood. Initially, the arena primarily hosted boxing and other sporting events. In the 1950s, it was expanded to host stage shows and concerts.

Wikipedia: Estadio Luna Park (EN), Website

839 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 28: Galerías Pacífico

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Galerías Pacífico may refer to:Galerías Pacífico (building): the usual name for a historic building in Buenos Aires, called the Edificio Pacífico. Galerias Pacifico – A shopping mall located in the Edificio Pacifico.

Wikipedia: Galerías Pacífico (ES), Website, Facebook, Instagram

589 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 29: Catedral de San Marón

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The St. Maron's Cathedral also called Maronite Catholic Cathedral of Buenos Aires is a religious building of the Catholic Church (Maronite) located at 834 Paraguay Street, in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Not to be confused with the metropolitan cathedral of Latin rite of the Holy Trinity, the cathedral of the military bishopric also of Latin rite or the Armenian Catholic Cathedral of Our Lady of Narek, all in the city of Buenos Aires.

Wikipedia: St. Maron's Cathedral, Buenos Aires (EN)

889 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 30: Parroquia de San Nicolás de Bari

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Parroquia de San Nicolás de Bari is a Catholic church located on Santa Fe Avenue, Retiro neighborhood, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Wikipedia: Parroquia de San Nicolás de Bari (Buenos Aires) (EN)


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