Personalities of Buenos Aires: The Lives of Evita and Borges

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Buenos Aires has several people who became internationally famous, and a few who have become icons. In this tour you will learn about the life of two of the most influential people in the history of Argentina: Eva Duarte de Perón, former first lady of the Republic and an advocate on behalf the labor and women rights; and Jorge Luis Borges, writer, essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in Spanish-language literature. This guided small group tour for up to 15 guest ensures personal service. Tour includes hotel pickup, entrance tickets to museums, and transport between locations visited during the excursion.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Tangol

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Stop At: Avenida 9 De Julio

After pickup from all hotels have finished, you will travel through the Avenida 9 de Julio and Recoleta neighborhoods and hear the story of Eva Peron´s life, in either an air-conditioned minivan or coach.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cemiterio de Recoleta

After this introduction, arrive at the Recoleta cemetery and enjoy a 30-minute walking tour through the cemetery. The guided visit will lead us to the mausoleums of the main historic characters of the Argentine history such as Marcelo T. de Alvear, president from 1922 to 1928, and Raul Alfonsin, the first Argentine president democratically elected in 1983 following the military government. You will also see the mausoleum of Evita and her family.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Palermo

Next, you will discover the heart of Palermo that combines a bohemian atmosphere with the forefront of design and Palermo Hollywood that stands out for its film studios, television production companies and radios. In this neighborhood will be highlighted the life and work of the writer Jorge Luis Borges, where he spent his childhood and where wrote his most famous novels.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Museo Evita

The tour finishes with a 30-minute visit of the Evita Museum, at which you will be able to gain a deeper understanding of the life and work of one of the most important women in Argentina. Around 6 pm you will be dropped off at a central point in Downtown Buenos Aires. 

Duration: 30 minutes
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