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Historical Tramway of Buenos Aires

Calle Cnel Martin Thompson 502 | Emilio Mitre corner Jose Bonifacio, Buenos Aires C1424ALD, Argentina
+54 11 4431-1073
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Free rides at weekends on an historic tram

Saturdays and National holidays (16 to 19.30), Sundays (10 to 13 and 16 to 19.30) the Friends... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
djpend
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Preston, United Kingdom
Nostalgia and charm.

Weekends and holidays from the corner of Jose Bonifacio and Emilio Mitre in the Caballito district... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
consuelo418
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Fare-free rides in Vintage Tramways in the Caballito district, at Buenos Aires city. Trams run along a 2 Km loop on the real environment (streets and avenues). Trams departing from Emilio Mitre St. and Jose Bonifacio St. Hours: Every Weekends and Holidays Days March to november December to February Saturdays & Holidays 4 PM thru 7.15 PM 5 PM thru 8.15 PM Sundays morning 10 AM thru 1 PM 10 AM thru 1 PM Sundays afternoon 4 AM thru 7.15 PM 5 PM thru 8.15 PM No reservations FARE FREE RIDES. Visitors can collaborate purchasing some souvenirs.
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Calle Cnel Martin Thompson 502 | Emilio Mitre corner Jose Bonifacio, Buenos Aires C1424ALD, Argentina
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Saturdays and National holidays (16 to 19.30), Sundays (10 to 13 and 16 to 19.30) the Friends Association organizes free rides aboard vintage trams through the streets of Caballito. You canget there on Line A of the Metro at Primera Junta station. The tram stops...More

Thank djpend
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Weekends and holidays from the corner of Jose Bonifacio and Emilio Mitre in the Caballito district can go back to the past to take the train / tram to the Association of Friends of the Tram makes walking the streets of our neighborhood, this walk...More

2  Thank consuelo418
Ernesto F, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Historical Tramway of Buenos Aires, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2016

Dear visitor: Thank you for you concepts about our heritage service. Its a ressult of a huge effort of tramfans joined in the "Association of Tramway Friends". We are so happy to provide this atraction for all of you every weekend!

Reviewed 15 June 2015

This is an opportunity for children to get to know the streetcars that went around Buenos Aires and also an opportunity for elder people their means of transport.

Thank carlbahnson
Ernesto F, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Historical Tramway of Buenos Aires, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2015

Dear Carlbahn! Thank you for your comment about our Heritage Tramway of Buenos Aires! Your opinion is very important for us! We hope another visit when you come back Buenos Aires! Kind Regards! Ernesto Falzone Secretario & P.R. chief Association of Tramway Friends - Argentina

Reviewed 26 March 2015

Loved this nostalgic tram ride especially as it is free. The commentary gives you an insight into local life and traditions. Cannot believe it only stopped 30 years ago? It was so good we rode it twice..!! Seek this attraction out its worth the effort.

1  Thank Clive R
Reviewed 28 September 2014

This free attraction gives local and foreign travellers a chance to imaginarily travel back in time around Caballito neighbourhood. The narrated tour gives passengers a deeper understanding of curious facts and customs related to this now almost extinct means of transport.You may have to queue...More

3  Thank SILVIABRE
Reviewed 14 May 2014

The Friends Association organizes daily Tramway free rides aboard vintage trams through the streets of the neighborhood of Caballito. During the ride a member of the Association makes a review on the history of trams in Buenos Aires. The toured lasts about 20 minutes and...More

2  Thank haguila
Reviewed 21 July 2013

I cant give this attraction an 'average' for one simple reason, I had never been in a tramway before! So it was fun for me to be there. Of course, if you come from a city like San Francisco, this is not your plan at...More

2  Thank Luz Astrid R
Franklin R, Asociado at Historical Tramway of Buenos Aires, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2013

Dear Luz Astrid: Thank you very much for your opinion. It's very comforting to know that people like you can enjoy this trip, and this, make us feel happy. We work hard on it and this is our reward. Thank you a lot!

Reviewed 16 April 2012

Explore the old tramway of Buenos Aires and head down to the corner of Emilio Mitre and José Bonifacio in Caballito on the weekend and go back in time by riding in the free train. It may only be a little over 30 years ago...More

5  Thank KCH007
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