Colon Theater & Walking Tour

Age 10-99


Age 5-9


Age 0-4


Colon Theater & Walking Tour
Buenos Aires City
From: US$66

The walking tour starts at our offices located in the heart of the San Telmo Neighborhood. This is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Buenos Aires and it has a vibrant tango and arts scene. We will take Defensa street in a southerly direction, to visit the antique markets, and observe the characteristic architecture, the street lighting, cobblestones streets, old buildings and decoration from the 19th century.
We will arrive at the Lezama Park which is characterized by its tree-lined avenues, its amphitheater and the ravine that falls towards Martín García and Paseo Colón avenues.

Once we leave the park, we will walk two blocks until we reach the southern end of Puerto Madero, where we will cross the dam and walk along the bank opposite the city.
This neighborhood is the most modern of the City and consists of skyscrapers and exclusive restaurants and hotels. We will arrive to Puente de la Mujer, a revolving bridge designed by the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, which represents a couple dancing tango.

We will cross the bridge to take the road on the opposite bank and walk to Avenida Belgrano, we will turn into Avenida Paseo Colón, and after three blocks, we will reach the historic Plaza de Mayo, here we can visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and observe the Cabildo, the Colonial town hall; and the Casa Rosada, the presidential house. Our guide will explain us about the numerous historical and social events that happened in this place.

On the other side of the square, we will take Diagonal Norte, important avenue of the city that connect the Judicial Power (Supreme Court) with the Executive Power (Casa Rosada, the presidential house). We will arrive at the famous Obelisk of Buenos Aires, icon of the city, located in the center of 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest in the world.
We will cross this avenue and continue walking through it, for two blocks, to arrive at the Teatro Colón. This opera house is considered one of the five best in the world for its size, acoustics and trajectory.

Continue to the Teatro Colón, to go on a guided tour inside the spectacular venue. We can enter the Theater where we will join our guide and a small group of visitors. From there we will visit the Hall, the Main Foyer, the Gallery of Busts and the Golden Hall, visitors can absorb amazing details about the architecture, stairs, sculptures, ceilings and vitraux. After a 50-minute visit, the tour will end at the door of the Theater.

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Additional information


* Enjoy walking the city like a local and visit Buenos Aires main areas
* Go for a guided visit at the Colon Theater


* Bilingual guide
* Public transport
* Colon Theater entrance fee

Not included

* Food & beverages
* Hotel pick up / drop off

Essential Information

Meeting point and time:
- San Telmo Tangol Office (Defensa 831) - 10:00 AM

Essential Information

5 hours walking tour around the city of Buenos Aires including a visit to Colon Theater

Colon Theater & Walking Tour
Next Booking: June 30, 2023
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