Walking Tour of the Recoleta Neighborhood in Buenos Aires
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Walking Tour of the Recoleta Neighborhood in Buenos Aires

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Stop At: Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Avenida Pte Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Buenos Aires C1425CLA Argentina

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

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Floralis Generica, Av Pres Figueroa Alcorta, Buenos Aires 2301 Argentina

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.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Avenida Del Libertador 1473, Buenos Aires C1425AAA Argentina

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.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Facultad de Derecho - Universidad de Buenos Aires, Avenida Pte Figueroa Alcorta 2263, Buenos Aires C1425CKB Argentina

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.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Palais de Glace-Salas Nacionales de Cultura, Posadas 1725, Buenos Aires Argentina

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.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Cemiterio de Recoleta, Junin 1790, Buenos Aires 1116 Argentina

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.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Eva Peron's Tomb, Junin 1790, Buenos Aires Argentina

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.

Duration: 10 minutes

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  • Professional Local guide
  • Walking Tour
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  • Hotel Pick-Up and Drop-Off
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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