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Buenos Aires Sightseeing Tour and Navigation by Río de la Plata
"We start the tour in the northern area passing by Retiro Palermo and Recoleta neighborhoods. There may be found huge green areas beautiful and elegant French style mansions and the most sophisticated places which reflect the golden times of the city high society at the end of the XIX century. We continue to Down Town going along the famous July 9th Avenue where we will see the Obelisk. The first free time stop at May Square (Plaza de Mayo) foundation epicenter. Let´s continue to the south San Telmo the neighborhood where Tango was created and then
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Private Tour: Buenos Aires City Tour with Optional Lunch
"Begin your tour with a pick up at your place and preferred time. Some of the points of interest that you will see include the historic Plaza de Mayo (The ""May Square"" has been a hub of political life in Argentina) the famous Casa Rosada (the Pink Presidential Palace is considered one of the most emblematic buildings in Buenos Aires) and the Cathedral of Buenos Aires.See the widest avenue in the world (9 de Julio Avenue) visit the ""Teatro Colón"" (The Buenos Aires Opera House) and photograph the Obelisco (national historic monument and icon of Buenos Aires). You will also visit La Boca neighborhood with its traditional Caminito Street San Martin Square The Recoleta Cemetery the wide Palermo Park and more.Optional lunch will be available at one of the best restaurants of Puerto Madero."
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Buenos Aires Combo Tour: City Sightseeing and Tigre Delta Half-Day Trip Plus Tango Show with Dinner
Buenos Aires Combo Tour: City Sightseeing and Tigre Delta Half-Day Trip Plus Tango Show with Dinner"Buenos Aires Sightseeing Tour (morning)You will be pickup from your hotel and head to Downtown Buenos Aires.  You will see the 'Plaza de la República' on 'Avenida 9 de Julio' where the Obelisk of Buenos Aires is placed. You will be able to appre home to the ""Casa Rosada"" the official office of the Argentine president the Metropolitan Cathedral and city hall. You will reach the south part of the city of San Telmo where you can admire the colonial architecture and continue to the neighborhood of 'La Boca' with its famous football stadium of Boca Juniors. Here you'll visit the famous 'Caminito' street with its colorful buildings and local artists selling their work.Head to the north part of the city. You will drive through 'Puerto Madero'
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La Boca District Tips (101)

Tango at La Boca district.

It's been 10 years already that I've been to Argentina..and had not enough time to write about it.Now I have more time already...please wait to read more tips from many trips .Argentina is one of my...
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Oct 25, 2015

La Boca

We have been advice to take a taxi and we did. This place has a reputation of being prone to more crime than central areas. Tourist areas are relatively safe, going beyond the unmarked borders...
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Jan 21, 2014

La Boca and colorful houses of El Caminito

I saw pictures of the colored houses in La Boca when I read the travel books, and so I took a taxi to that famed street of El Caminito. The taxi driver was very kind, but he looked very concerned that...
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Mar 22, 2013


If any neighborhood of Buenos Aires typifies Argentine history and spirit then it has to be La Boca. This area has a distinct European flavor, particularly Italian. This is where tourists congregate...
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Nov 30, 2012

Colorful "La Boca"

A small colorful area with lots of cafes, souvenir stores, a few museums and street tango shows. No need to book an excursion here, as you can easily get to La Boca by bus which goes directly to the...
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Sep 07, 2012


It was a sunday at 1 pm. Me, my mother and my sister were in la boca, after we went to San Telmo. We didn't have coins to take a bus, so we decided to take a taxi. There's only one place in Caminito...
Apr 04, 2011

Estadio Boca Juniors

Home Stadium to one of Buenos Aires most beloved, currently medically challenged heroes, Diego Maradona. Slovenian engineer Victor Slusic, who also designed the Abasto Market, designed...
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Apr 04, 2011


La Boca is the colourful and artistic heart of Buenos Aires. It’s a poor neighbourhood (barrio) with a richness of life and a riot of colour that can be a real riot if you step into the wrong street....
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Feb 16, 2011


Boca was our destination today. We are so spoiled by the cheap taxi fares ...we opted to forgo public transport and catch a cab.I guess the surrounding streets can be dicey but honestly the coupleof...
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Nov 20, 2010

Buenos Aires street art

It's worth checking out the graffiti scene when you're in La Boca. There's lots of football type graffiti near La Bombonera and all around the neighborhood.I also came across a good blog about Buenos...
Sep 27, 2010

It's where Tango started!

Colourful, touristy and interesting. You don't need much time here and probably don't want to spend too much of it - the area is right next to an extremely poor section of town and as a tourist,...
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May 22, 2010

La Boca a colorful place

We decided to visit La Boca one afternoon after spending the morning at Cementario Recoleta. We asked around and were told that the best way to get there would be the collectivo, so off we went to...
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May 06, 2009
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Recoleta Cemetery - Cementerio de la Recoleta

The cemetary is beautiful and unique - i've never seen anything like it! You probably don't need a ton of time - a lot of the tours are LONG for looking at a bunch of similar sepuclres, but definitely...
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San Telmo

San Temo is the oldest area of the city, an area where which was above all home of dockworkers and brickmakers, it can easily be considered the first industrial area of the city. For years it was...
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Obelisco - Obelisk

One of the most famous landmarks in Buenos Aires is the Obelisco de Buenos Aires. The Obelisk was constructed in 1936 in commemoration of the 4th centenery of the foundation of the city of Buenos...
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Plaza De Mayo

The Plaza de Mayo is the main square downtown, and has several major landmarks - the Casa Rosada (pink house) which is the presidential house (equivalent of the White House in the US), the May Pyramid...
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Recoleta Distict

Recoleta is the neighborhood which reflects “old” Buenos Aires the best. The architecture is heavily influenced by French classic designs, and century-old buildings and residential properties litter...
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Retiro District

Retiro is one of the main entry points to Buenos Aires. Due to the extensive bus network that operates in Argentina, Retiro bus station (a rather grim eyesore from the 1980s), is the focal hub of...
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