Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #3 in Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 10.5 km
Ascend 203 m
Descend 225 m

Explore Ciudad Autónoma de 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.

Individual Sights in Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

Sight 1: Museo de la Deuda Externa

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Museo de la Deuda Externa

The Museum of Foreign Debt was opened on April 28, 2005, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The museum highlights the dangers of borrowing money from abroad. There are no English translations in the museum, everything is in the Spanish language. The 1998–2002 Argentine great depression that drove the 2001 riots in Argentina prompted the largest foreign debt default in history – approximately $100 billion USD.

Wikipedia: Museum of Foreign Debt (EN)

1366 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 2: 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)

1147 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 3: 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)

888 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 4: 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)

1271 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 5: 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 6: 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)

679 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 7: 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)

262 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: 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

713 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 9: 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

162 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: 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)

468 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 11: 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)

142 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 12: 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

298 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 13: 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)

292 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 14: 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)

316 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 15: 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

249 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 16: 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

570 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 17: 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)

431 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 18: 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)

325 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 19: Statue of Anne Frank

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Statue of Anne Frank

Annelies Marie Frank was a German-born Jewish girl who kept a diary in which she documented life in hiding under Nazi persecution during the German occupation of the Netherlands. She is a celebrated diarist who described everyday life from her family hiding place in an Amsterdam attic. One of the most-discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust, she gained fame posthumously with the 1947 publication of The Diary of a Young Girl, in which she 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)

568 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 20: 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


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