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Buenos Aires Bus

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Address: Av. Roque Saenz Pena 846 Piso 3, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone Number: 54 11 5239-5160
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Recommend for visitor on short trips

This city hop on n off bus is ideal for visitor on short trips at Buenos Aires. It brings you to almost all the key places and have a chance to stop for a coffee.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Dreadful tour. Can't buy ticket on bus at all stops as it states at bus stops. Majority of headphones don't work. Irregular service (55 minutes apart instead of timetabled 20 minutes). Commentary skips as bus whizzes past attraction it is talking about. Stops randomly for 20 minutes in the middle of nowhere (unscheduled on timetable) so everyone has to go... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Firstly had to queue for 45 minutes to purchase tickets from the main office, then when we got to the front were quoted differing prices depending who we spoke to! Ended up paying 410 pesos each for 48 hr tickets! Oddly we received 3 bottles of wine upon payment! Once on the bus many of the audio stations were broken!... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The Buenos Aires bus route is long and covers pretty much all the "greatest" attractions in the city, but their staff are terrible ! They are not prepared to deal with the tourists, don't really care if you are unsatisfied with their services and they are not willing to make things better. I felt like ... pay your ticket and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

It's all been said before - audio cuts out halfway through explaining facts, the commentator does not know left from right. We went expecting a price of $260 Pesos as per the website, but it was $335 Pesos with two "free" bottles of wine..... Receipt still said $260 per person..... then it was one hour until our bus. My advice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This city hop on n off bus is ideal for visitor on short trips at Buenos Aires. It brings you to almost all the key places and have a chance to stop for a coffee.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I'm from Buenos Aires, lived here for 12 years and decided to take a friend visiting from Wales to this activity. To start after a couple of blocks into the route we noticed the sound was being cut before the end of the phrase (in english at least). For instance, passing by the Obelisco it was supposed to mention 4... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

First experience of city tour... last one. Its clearly a trap and an expensive trap!!! 375 pesos ( and not 170 as I heard in many places/touristics books. .) 2 hours of queue before to be able to buy ticket. Useless in not understandable comments.. The bus for the second tour never came.. well , the company is clearly not... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Recently a group of me and several of my friends went on this trip. It was expensive and seemed to show a lot of sites that were hardly tourist attractions (driving under a motorway and identifying what this was is a prime example of this). We actually disliked it so much that we didn't finish it although I've given it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Great tour - took about 3,5 hours. Make sure if you are going in June July to Dress up warm, because it is an open bus and it is not preferred when you are inside. We made a stop in boca for 30 minutes to get some coffee at an cafe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

You can get a 48 hours ticket, and that would give you enough time to see everything with no rush. The seats can be a bit uncomfortable if you seat down for a long journey. The staff are very helpful and friendly.

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San Nicolas
Immersed in the sound of honking horns and the footsteps of busy office workers, the Microcentro area of San Nicolás is where visitors will encounter the true hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, walking down streets lined with office buildings and banks. The financial district is well-known for its vibrant atmosphere and unstoppable rhythm during office hours. After dark, the hubbub migrates to Corrientes Ave., where theater lovers might start their evening at a play and end it in one of the many traditional pizzerias nearby. During the day, Corrientes is known for its many bookshops and classic cafés, which are located just minutes away from some famous landmarks, like the Obelisco, Avenida 9 de Julio, and the Teatro Colon.
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