Buenos Aires is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Buenos Aires one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Buenos Aires is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Buenos Aires or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Buenos Aires. Explore the historical monuments of Buenos Aires with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Buenos Aires guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Buenos Aires page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Buenos Aires landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Buenos Aires.
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Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
Buenos Aires’ main square is called the Plaza de Mayo. This square has become inextricably linked with Argentinian History. Some of the most striking events in the political history of Argentina have happened in this place. The central Plaza of Buenos Aires is hence a place of great heritage and it is as historic as it is pretty.
The Plaza de...
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Azcuenaga, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
07:00 am - 05:45 pm
The Recoleta Cemetery which had humble beginnings has now become a site of great importance due to its stories as well as the varied architecture. In 1820, a site was finally made available for a cemetery in Buenos Aires. Before this people were mostly buried in the ground behind churches.
Even though it was instated as a cemetery for commoners how...
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San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
The San Telmo, named after the Saint Pedro Gonzalez Telmo is a community block in the city of Buenos Aires. The beautiful cobblestone streets of this place give it a very laidback and rustic feel. This place is famous for the shops selling antiques, the quaint little cafes and the tango parlors of Buenos Aires. The Church of San Telmo and the Feria...
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Avenida Corrientes 1066, Buenos Aires, Argentina
The Obelisco is a well-known landmark of Buenos Aires. It is built at the junction of the Corrientes Avenue and the Avenido 9 de Julio.
The Obelisco commemorated the completion of 400 years of the foundation of the city. Over the decades, the adjoining surroundings of the monument were restored, reconstructed and modified through the Governmental c...
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Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
The Avenida de Julio is an impressive avenue in Buenos Aires. The most impressive thing about it being that it is famous for being the widest avenue in the world. It connects the Rio de Plata Waterfront of the district of Retoro, to the Constitucion Station of the south.
There are 14 lanes in total which are divided into 2 sections going in o...
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Palermo, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
08:30 am - 10:00 pm
Congreso is administrative center of the Argentine National Congress. Being a national building, the premises of the Congresso also include a large arena named the Congressional Plaza, which was originally built for the various official purposes of the members of Congresso. With majestic traditional halls bearing bronze statues, along with several ...