Buenos Aires The dark years of the Dirty War

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Departs: Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

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Learn  of Argentinas past in the company of an English speaking guide who will take you on a journey through this dark period of Argentinas history. Visit the park of memory to learn of the thousands that disappeared under the brutal dictatorship of the 70s and 80s.

visit the ESMA centre which was run by the navy and was one of the most notorious torture and dissapearance centres.

    We will also visit the cemetery of Recoleta and see the Plaza de Mayo where the mothers of the disappeared have marched every Thursday since 1977. The tour will finish with a relaxed visit to the Caminito in La Boca.

What's Included

Local taxes

TripAdvisor Experiences brokerage fee

What's Not Included

Food and drinks


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 12
  • YOUTH: Age: 13 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 65
  • SENIOR: Age: 66 - 99

Additional Info

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Bosques de Palermo
The Rose gardens of Palermo are the jewel in the crown of the park system of Buenos Aires and represent the glory years of Argentina.

Before the Great Depression of 1929 knocked Argentina off track and brought about the rise of populism and Jaun Peron.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Parque de la Memoria
The park is dedicated to the thousands of people murdered by the dictatorship during the Dirty War. I will take you through the history of this very dark history.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Espacio Memoria y Derechos Humanos ex Esma
The navy training school where thousands were tortured then murdered. We will see where the prisoners were detained and tortured before being sedated and thrown to their deaths from military planes.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Cementerio de la Recoleta
The main cemetery of the elites of Argentina including Evita Peron.

The most remarkable graveyard you will ever visit. Where the Argentine elites compete even in death to show who had the most money.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Plaza de Mayo
We will visit the Plaza De Mayo in the heart of the city.See where the mothers of the Plaza de Mayo march weekly to remember their missing youngsters that disappeared in the 70's and 80's.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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