Buenos Aires Walking Tour and Palacio Barolo

Our Buenos Aires Walking Tour is the best way to get to know the city!

Our tour is conducted on foot, as well as in public transport: the Metro and Bus.

We go in small groups of a maximum of 12 people in order to ensure a unique and personal tour.

We aim to take you to the most striking and interesting parts of the city in the most eco-friendly way possible, all the while showing you the true Buenos Aires of a Porteño.

Walking through all the top locations, from the centre through San Telmo, La Boca and even Recoleta, and finishing the tour with a spectacular visit to the Palacio Barolo is a unique experience we want to share with you. You’ll learn the story of this striking building as well as explore its allegories to the Divine, and end our tour with the best 360° view in Buenos Aires from the top of the old lighthouse in the palace dome.

Comprehensive, unique and even spectacular, this is a tour you don’t want to miss!

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7 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Bilingual Guide
    • Public Transport
    • Ticket to the Palacio Barolo
    • Entry/Admission - Cemiterio de Recoleta
    • Entry/Admission - Palacio Barolo
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch - There will be a 30 minute stop for optional lunch during the tour
    • Pick up and Drop off from the Passenger's Hotel
    • Entrance Fee to the Cemetery
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Calle Defensa Bairro San Telmo, Buenos Aires Argentina

    Our walking tour starts at our office in San Telmo. We will take Defensa St. to the very heart of San Telmo. One of the oldest barrios in Buenos Aires, this lively area boasts a vibrant tango and artistic scene. The antiques markets, street lanterns (known locally as faroles), cobbled streets, old-fashioned buildings and original décor give the place its unique bohemian atmosphere. Sundays are the busiest days as the famous street market come to life in Plaza Dorrego.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: La Boca, La Boca, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District

    Our tour then moves south to La Boca neighbourhood, home to the Boca Juniors stadium and the vibrant "Caminito" street. Get enchanted by the tango's dancing and singing and learn how tango, football and different immigration influences have made Buenos Aires one of the most irresistible cities in the world.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Puente de la Mujer, Porto Madero, Buenos Aires Argentina

    We will take in the views of the modern skyscrapers at Puerto Madero and the Puente de la Mujer from the bus, which we will take down to the sophisticated area of Recoleta.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Plaza de Mayo, Av. Hipolito Yrigoyen S/N, Buenos Aires Argentina

    We will cross the bridge towards Plaza de Mayo, Buenos Aires main square and the political heartland of Argentina, visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and observe the Cabildo (the Colonial Town Hall) and Casa Rosada, the Pink Presidential Headquarters Office.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Obelisco de Buenos Aires, Avenida 9 de Julio s/n Plaza de la Republica, Buenos Aires C1073ABA Argentina

    Then, we will reach the Obelisco, a monument which is itself a symbol of Buenos Aires. We will be a part of this incredible city, getting a glimpse of what everyday life looks like for an Argentinian and making our way down the widest street in the world: the 9 de julio Av. Historical buildings, monuments and streets reveal the story and growth the city has experienced over the years.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Cemiterio de Recoleta, Junin 1760, Buenos Aires C1113 Argentina

    We’ll spend about 15 minutes exploring the famous cemetery, after which we’ll hop on the bus for a short ride to the Palacio Barolo.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Palacio Barolo, Avenida de Mayo 1370, Buenos Aires C1085ABQ Argentina

    At 4pm we will meet with our guide in the entrance hall of the palace. Our tour of the palace will begin in the ‘9 circles of hell’, continue on to ‘purgatory’ and then lead us into ‘paradise’, all the while our professional guides tell the story of the palace and explain the significance of the divine symbols throughout. 6 floors up, we can look out from the best 360° view in Buenos Aires: the top of the old lighthouse in the palace dome. The views from here are utterly unforgettable. After this Dantesque experience, the palace takes us back in time to explore a 1920’s office. Our tour comes to a close at the entrance of the palace after 90 minutes inside.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Defensa 831, C1066 CABA, Argentina
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Palacio Barolo, Av. de Mayo 1370, C1085 CABA, Argentina
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • It is the passenger's responsibility to wear a protective mask and maintain distance, in case they don't respect the basic safety measures, they will be asked to leave the tour. The capacity of tour will be temporarily reduced to ensure social distancing.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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Organised by Tangol

Activity ID: V-5674P540

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