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Buena Onda Free Tour

Junin 1892 - Pilar Church | Recoleta Square, Buenos Aires 1024, Argentina
+54 9 11 5945-2130
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Don't get lost in this huge cemetery! Have Caroline accompany you!!

Caroline's English is effortless and fluid. Her knowledge of the Recoleta neighborhood, cemetery... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2014
DianaVL
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Tampa, Florida
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Excellent Tour!

I found this tour very good. The guide was knowledgable and very friendly - it would be quite hard... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2014
Mark H
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Sheffield
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FREE WALKING TOURS! English - Espanol - Francais - Portugues. During our 2-hour walk we show you the highlights of RECOLETA, a residential district with a huge historical and architectural background, and also the Recoleta Cemetery, the 3rd most important cemetery in the world due to its architectural and sculptural heritage. Visit our website, check our schedule and let us know the date you will join us. Find us in red T-shirts or badges that say "Buena onda Free Tour".
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Junin 1892 - Pilar Church | Recoleta Square, Buenos Aires 1024, Argentina
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+54 9 11 5945-2130

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Reviewed 24 September 2014 via mobile

Caroline's English is effortless and fluid. Her knowledge of the Recoleta neighborhood, cemetery and Argentina in general is extensive and apparent. People not on our tour kept asking her where different graves were and with a friendly smile she would point them in the right...More

1  Thank DianaVL
Reviewed 18 August 2014

I found this tour very good. The guide was knowledgable and very friendly - it would be quite hard to find some of the more interesting tombs in the cemetery, without a local guide to show you the way. She told us the history of...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 23 December 2013 via mobile

Carolina was a wonderful and very informative guide! We thoroughly enjoyed the tour of the Recoleta cemetery. She showed us some interesting mausoleums and told the stories and background behind them. After the cemetery, we walked to view some of the old palaces that are...More

Thank AbeMits
Reviewed 17 December 2013

We took the tour with Carolina on Nov 29th. Carolina gave an excellent 2.5 hour tour of the Recoleta cemetary and the mansions on the Recoleta neighborhood. Her English is very good and she is well versed in Argentine history. I enjoyed the tour thoroughly...More

Thank jysharma
Reviewed 24 November 2013

We were lucky enough to be the only ones to go on the tour this Saturday afternoon and it was a lovely way to spend the time. Gabriel and Carolina were enthusiastic and informative, spoke excellent English and provided useful bitesize information for people like...More

Thank caramelgoo
Reviewed 18 November 2013

I have taken similar trips at various capital cities around the world and this one did not disappoint. The guides were very informative, speak very good english and brought along maps and pictures to enhance the experience. The tour starts at a very convenient time...More

Thank Elid01
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Hi, last week i was walking over the beautiful cimetery in Buenos Aires and saw the Buena Onda Free Walking guides! I only wanted to ask them when the tour normaly starts so that i could join a other day... But they invited me to...More

Thank Max L
Reviewed 14 October 2013

I was recommended this tour by a fellow traveler at my hostel. Recoleta is a nice part of Buenos Aires with a lot of history. Both Gabriel and Carolina were there at the Pilar Church early. There was no need to book, just turn up....More

Thank Mathew_T82
Reviewed 16 September 2013

Carolina & Gabriel are wonderful tour guides and their fun & interesting knowledge of not only the Recoleta cemetery but also the surrounding area made our 3rd day in Buenos Aires one to remember always....thank you guys! PS the tour is free but these 2...More

1  Thank Louise K
Reviewed 11 September 2013

I showed up Sunday @ 3:45pm in front of Pilar Church Sept 1, and was my lucky day b/c no one else showed up so I got a 2 hour free guided tour with Gabriel. Great English speaking skills, very knowledgeable about Recoleta in general,...More

1  Thank TurboKickChick
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Recoleta
Characterised by the French-style mansions which are
the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the
true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this
neighbourhood is an experience like no other in Buenos
Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment
buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions
turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude
an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll
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aireena2014
28 November 2016|
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Response from BuenaOndaFreeTour | Property representative |
Hi Aireen! We run the tour around the Recoleta area. We don't pick up people. And it's free of charge. We only work for the tips :-) . The tour lasts between 1:30 and 2 hours.
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