Architecture tour in Buenos Aires 

Architecture tour in Buenos Aires

Discover the architectural heritage of Buenos Aires by taking a guided tour.

According to locals, Buenos Aires is a “European city” with an eclectic character resulting from diverse European styles. This 7 km walk through the city center will help you to discover the essence of its architecture, as diverse as the many immigrants who came to settle here. A local tour guide will narrate innumerable stories and anecdotes about each of the monuments.

8h CIRCUIT: MONSERRAT, SAN NICOLAS, RETIRO AND RECOLETA NEIGHBORHOODS

MONSERRAT

Pucará Tilcara Tour: departing from downtown Buenos Aires, the first stop will be at Plaza de Mayo and its Cathedral, the Cabildo and the Casa Rosada. Then, the walk will take you all the way down the celebrated Avenida de Mayo, surrounded by centennial plane trees and Neo-classic and Art Nouveau style buildings, to the Congreso Nacional, that can be seen from the avenue.
Pucará Tilcara Architectural Styles: Neo-classic, Art Nouveau, as well as eclectic style monuments.

SAN NICOLÁS

Pucará Tilcara Tour: crossing (at different points) Avenida 9 de Julio, considered one of the biggest in the world with its 16 lanes. There, you will have a good view of another key monument of this city: the 67.5m tall Obelisco.
Pucará Tilcara Lunch: at “La Estancia”, a charming parilla (Argentine barbecue) on Avenida 9 de Julio.
Pucará Tilcara Unmissable: sightseeing on Florida pedestrian street, where plenty of stores and shopping malls will delight you.
Pucará Tilcara Note: you may take a taxi to travel the 15 blocks of Avenida 9 de Julio separating the Congreso from La Estancia restaurant.
Pucará Tilcara Architectural Styles: eclectic style monuments.

RETIRO

Pucará Tilcara Tour: arrival at Plaza San Martín, known for its giant magnolias and the several palaces that surround it. There, you will enjoy the incomparable view of Retiro train station and the Torre de los ingleses.
Pucará Tilcara Architectural Styles: french Neo-classic palace from the 20th century and Art Deco.

RECOLETA

Pucará Tilcara Tour: walking down the elegant Avenida Alvear, you will see the most lovely embassy buildings in Buenos Aires and you can shop at such great stores as Hermès, Louis Vuitton, Escada, Armani, Polo Ralph Lauren… The last stop will be at Plaza Alvear where you will see the magnificent colonial basilica Nuestra Señora del Pilar. At weekends, you can enjoy the excellent crafts fair that takes place in this area.
Pucará Tilcara Note: Those who wish to may visit the Recoleta cemetery, and check upon the different architectural styles now captured in the mausoleums.
Pucará Tilcara Architectural Styles: 20th century French styles influence and colonial style.