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Buenos Aires Free Tour

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Address: J Maria Gutierrez 2668, Buenos Aires 1425, Argentina
Phone Number: 54911 6395 3000
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Description: Buenos Aires Free Tours offers two DIFFERENT tours per day. One in the...
Buenos Aires Free Tours offers two DIFFERENT tours per day. One in the morning and the other one during the afternoon. Local guides show you the city that never sleeps, with their stories and secrets. They now also offer private tours which is a great way to see the city if you have limited time and are unable to join their regular group. For the free Buenos Aires tours you have to show up at the meeting points: -11 AM PLAZA DEL CONGRESO (Rivadavia Ave and Rodriguez Pena St) -5 PM at PLAZA SAN MARTIN (Santa Fe Ave and Maipu St, beside the horse monument). Both tours are different!
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The tour was excellent and it was a great way to know the secrets of the City and enjoy it's magic. We really enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

The tour was excellent and it was a great way to know the secrets of the City and enjoy it's magic. We really enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

2.5 hours of great insight into the city and culture. The tips Gaston gave really brought to light the life of the locals. Bring walking shoes. We stopped for 10 minutes for refreshments so you can always buy a drink on the way. Great way to see the city with the expensive bus approach

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We did the morning downtown tour with Gaston and so enjoyed it we did the evening tour with Vicky on the same day. Both guides were excellent - tremendous characters with a passion for their city and what they do. The tours were made fascinating by the small stories and "not in the guidebooks" snippets of info and their honest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

What an enjoyable and informative walking tour of the highlights of Central Madrid. The information gained on this tour opened our eyes to attractions the we hadn't planned on visiting. This is the ideal introduction to the city since you learn of not only places but customs and traditions that might not be in a guidebook. our guide Mary did... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This company runs two daily tours, one in the morning which focuses on key areas of downtown BA and the afternoon tour which concentrates on architecture and aristocracy. However, don't be fooled, these tours are so much more than just the basics. The guides offer passionate and unbiased views on their city, from the good to the bad. They talked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

My husband and I initially wanted to do the free tours but then we had just two and a half days in Buenos Aires and decided to do a private tour so that we could see much more. And we were so happy we took that decision. I booked our private tour on their website. You have to pay only... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Highly recommend this tour. We did the one during the day with Gaston. It was a great way to see the sights and be taken around by a local.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

If you are for a short visit and just have one day, go for both the tours they offer. It is the best way to spend your time, as make friends. Maggie and Vicky were just amazing! They tell you so much about Argentina, and Portenos. If you are reading this, thanks a lot! You made my day, I have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Another Australian couple told my family about this tour which leaves from plaza San Martin every afternoon at 5 pm (look for the guides in green shirts at the horse monument). So glad they did as it was fantastic. I enjoyed it so much I made sure my husband did the tour the next day as he missed it with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Great way to start your visit in Buenos Aries. If you don't mind a lot of walking (3 hrs), then this is your kind of tour. The guides will walk you through several areas of the city, explaining the history & culture, pointing out landmarks, and what each district has to offer. Our guide was knowledgeable, and gave us tips... More 

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Address: J Maria Gutierrez 2668, Buenos Aires 1425, Argentina
Phone Number: 54911 6395 3000
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Retiro

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Staying in Retiro

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Retiro
Exquisite palaces and luxurious apartment buildings combine with art galleries and exclusive boutiques to make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy sophistication. However, the non-stop foot traffic to and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the port, mean this neighborhood is never truly at rest. One minute you are walking down a street dotted with ornate mansions and luxurious shop windows and the next you find yourself surrounded by a sea of people racing to catch their train or bus. It is this juxtaposition of never-ending comings and goings and quiet, elegant luxury that defines Retiro, as well as Buenos Aires, a city where sharp contrasts are all around.