Walking Tour of the Recoleta Neighborhood in Buenos Aires

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Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Experience this walking tour of the Recoleta, Buenos Aires most aristocratic neighborhood. With french style buildings and sumptuous facades, it will remind you at every corner that you are in the "Paris of South America." This walking tour begins at 10:00 AM outside the MALBA (3415 Av. Pres. Figueroa Alcorta) where you will meet your guide. On this 2-hour tour, you will visit inside the Recoleta Cemetery (Ticket entrance included), The tomb of Eva Perón and the how distinctive it is from other cemetaries, the Belle Epoque buildings, and you will learn the importance of this neighborhood throughout the history.

Languages Offered: Spanish & English

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What's Included

Professional Local guide

Walking Tour

What's Not Included


Hotel Pick-Up and Drop-Off

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 1
  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 8
  • ADULT: Age: 9 - 99

Additional Info

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • In addition to the security measures taken by the company we encourage passengers to take note of the symptoms caused by COVID-19 and to always be conscious of sanitization and prevention (please ask for further assistance).
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

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

Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires
The Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires, MALBA, was founded in September 2001 with the objective of collecting, preserving, studying and disseminating Latin American art from the beginning of the 20th century to the present. It is a private non-profit institution that preserves and exhibits a heritage of approximately 400 works by the main modern and contemporary artists of the region. It combines a calendar of temporary exhibitions, with the stable exhibition of its institutional collection, and simultaneously works as a plural space of production of cultural and educational activities

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Floralis Generica
Fall in love with the Floralis Generica, an imposing 20 meters high sculpture that dominates the United Nations Square in the Recoleta neighborhood.

Donated to the City of Buenos Aires by its author the Argentine architect Eduardo Catalano, it is made of stainless steel and aluminum and weighs 18 tons. It was the first sculpture in movement controlled by a hydraulic system and photoelectric cells.

Its name, "Floralis Generica", is a tribute to all flowers. It is about the projection of a dream of its creator, that of building a structure on a large scale that reflects the dynamism of our time.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
The National Museum of Fine Arts, located in the City of Buenos Aires, is one of the most important public art institutions in Argentina. It houses an extremely diverse heritage, which includes more than 12,000 pieces, including paintings, sculptures, drawings, engravings, textiles and objects. Its collection is integrated by pre-Columbian, colonial, Argentine and international art, in a temporal range that goes from the 3rd century BC. to the present.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Facultad de Derecho - Universidad de Buenos Aires
The Faculty of Law is one of thirteen faculties that make up the University of Buenos Aires. It was created in 1874 and since 1949, it is located on Avenida Figueroa Alcorta 2263, in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Recoleta. There are four degrees taught: Law, Public Translation, Public Calligrapher and Higher Lecturers of Legal Sciences, as well as several graduate courses.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Palais de Glace-Salas Nacionales de Cultura
The Palais de Glace or National Palace of Arts is an exhibition center located in the Recoleta neighborhood of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is currently the institutional space of excellence of the National State for the exhibition of Argentine art and headquarters of the National Salon of Visual Arts.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Cementerio de la Recoleta
The Recoleta Cemetery is a famous cemetery in the city of Buenos Aires. It is located in the distinguished neighborhood of Recoleta and contains the tombs of many outstanding personalities of the country. It was inaugurated on November 17, 1822.

It is one of the most popular tourist attractions of the city, famous for its numerous and imposing mausoleums and vaults adorned with marbles and sculptures. Its architectural value is a sample of the times when Argentina was an emerging economic power in the late nineteenth century, and the wealthiest families of the city began moving to the Recoleta area and building splendid pantheons in the cemetery.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Eva Peron's Tomb
The vault where the body of Eva Perón is located is the place most frequented by tourists in the Buenos Aires Recoleta cemetery.

The tombs, which are 200 meters to the left of the main entrance gate to the cemetery, belong to the Duarte family. Eva Perón's is five meters underground in the second basement.

The remains of María Eva Duarte de Perón arrived at this place in the 70s when they were repatriated from Spain.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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