Historic Characters, Evita Petron & Borges
Highlights / General details
Learn about the life of Eva Peron or "Evita" in this exclusive tour that tells her story. Visit the various places where her work was carried out: the CGT building (Labor General Confederation), Mayo Avenue, the famous balcony, the Labor Ministry, her mausoleum, Our Lady of Pillar Church, and the National Library building.
We will also visit the Evita Museum. A tour guide will lead you through, helping you understand, feel and experience the life and work of one of the most important women in Argentina. This is the perfect tour for those seeking to learn more about an important era of Argentine history.
Hotel pick up / drop off at Downtown Hotels; Spanish / English / Portuguese speaking guide; Admissions.
Food and beverage; Audio guide in your own language at the Evita Museum (USD 7 per person); Gratuity.
Hours of operation
Available: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; Departs at 2:00pm. No tour departures on January 1; May 1; December 24-25 & 31.
Approximately 3.5 hours.
Departure point: Hotel Pick Up at Downtown Hotels.
Once everyone has been picked up from their different hotels we will travel through Avenida 9 de Julio and Recoleta neighborhood and hear the story of Eva Peron´s life. After this introduction, we will arrive at the Recoleta cemetery and enjoy a 30 minute walking tour through the cemetery. The guided visit will lead us to the mausoleums of the main historic characters of the Argentine history such as - Marcelo T. de Alvear, president from 1922 to 1928, and Raul Alfonsin, the first argentine president democratically elected in 1983 following the military government. We will also see the mausoleum of Evita and her family.
Then we will be able to admire “Floralis Generica”, one of the most iconic sculptures in Buenos Aires. Meanwhile the guide will tell us about General San Martin, one of the liberators of South America, and about Carlos Thays, a famous French-argentine garden architect.
The tour continues through the extensive 3 de Febrero park in Palermo where we will discover the Galileo Galilei Planetarium, before arriving to the hippodrome and the polo field. After which, we can get a taste of the diversity in Buenos Aires with a 20 minutes to walk around China Town, with its multitude of restaurants and shops.
On our way to Plaza Italia, we will lean more about Jorge Luis Borges, a famous argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator.
The tour finishes with the visit of the Evita Museum where you will be able to gain a deeper understanding of the life and work of one of the most important women in Argentina.
This is the perfect tour for those seeking to learn more about an important era of Argentine history combined with an afternoon of sightseeing.
Hotels in the Palermo Neighborhood do not include pick up or drop off. You will need to travel by your own means to receive transfers from a nearby hotel.
This tour has a minimum requirement of 2 passengers.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
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