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Walking tours guided by AANBA specialists, getting to know wonderful Art Nouveau buildings in Buenos Aires, that are unique in Latin America due to their local characteristics, variety and quantity. These tours are personalized (max. 12 people). At present, we are working mainly with 3 circuits: San Telmo, Recoleta and Congreso.
Further information: Facebook / AANBA and www.near-art.com and YouTube “Tours Buenos Aires Art Nouveau”
We will hand out “The Great Map of Art Nouveau”, a guide with 5 suggested walking tours (San Telmo, Recoleta, Congreso, Balvanera, Downtown) and information of touristic interest in Spanish, English and Portuguese.
We leave from Otto Wulff Building, 601 Belgrano Av. (Starbucks Café) and finish at an antiquity shopin San Telmo. We will visit Plaza Dorrego and Casal de Cataluña and walk along Historic District streets. We will see around 12 buildings with descriptions of Art Nouveau Architecture and comments on San Telmo History.
We leave from an antiquity shop specialized in Art Nouveau, 829 M. T. de Alvear St. and finish at the famous Ateneo Grand Splendid Bookshop (1860 Santa Fe Av.) We will visit 12 very representative art nouveau buildings and transition examples to Déco style.
We leave from Club Español (172 Bernardo de Irigoyen Av.) and finish at " Casa de los Lirios (2027/2031 Rivadavia Av.)
We will visit around 15 representative Art Nouveau buildings and some transition examples to Decó style.
Duration: 2 hours, Saturdays in the morning.
(”Buenos Aires Art Nouveau” Map and DVD Video included)
for Argentinians and permanent residents (with DNI).
A visit to the most representative Art Nouveau buildings mentioned in our map
Duration: 3 hours.
(”Buenos Aires Art Nouveau” Map and DVD Video included) for Argentinians and permanent residents (with DNI).
Organized by AANBA (Art Nouveau Association of Buenos Aires)
Walking tour of about 12 blocks along the most traditional Avenue of Bs As, with plenty of history, architecture and splendor.
From the monumental building "Palacio Barolo" where we will visit its mystic hall to "Galería Güemes", undoubtely the most important Art Nouveau passageway in LatinAmerica.
In the way, we will appreciate the "Tango Hotel" and other very representative and interesting buildings of different styles such as the traditional ones (Beaux Arts and Eclecticism), Art Nouveau and Art Decó. Some examples of those buildings are: "Chile Hotel", "La Inmobiliaria", "Ex-diario Crítica", "Palacio Vera", "Ex-diario La Prensa", etc. When we arrive at "Plaza de Mayo", we will see and describe some of the main historical buildings such as "Casa Rosada" with "Evita´s balcony", the "Cabildo" and the "Metropolitan Cathedral" (where Pope Francis was an archbishop). After that, we will walk along Diagonal Norte Avenue, with its impressive architectonic harmony (Art Decó style: HSBC Bank, La Equitativa del Plata, Citibank, and others).
Finally, on our arrival at "Galería Güemes", we will admire the beauty of its magnificent architecture A visit to the 14th floor beautiful viewpoint is optional.
At "Galería Güemes" you will also enjoy a night at the luxurious "Piazzolla Tango" Theater. At first, you will have a tango class, and then an excellent dinner with a tango show: dancers, singers and a live orchestra.
A very rich and varied experience of Buenos Aires architecture; a trip to its glamorous age accompanied by its sensual and representative music.
A free map and guide of Art Nouveau buildings of Bs As is included