Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Buenos Aires

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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Let's witness the history of Buenos Aires with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Plaza De Mayo

    #1 of 6 Historical Places in Buenos Aires
    Plaza De Mayo

    Tags: Walking Area, Historical Site, Plaza, Square

    Address: Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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...Read more

  2. Recoleta Cemetery

    #2 of 6 Historical Places in Buenos Aires
    Recoleta Cemetery

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Cemetery

    Address: Azcuenaga, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

    Timings: 07:00 am - 05:45 pm Details

    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 ceme...Read more

  3. San Telmo

    #3 of 6 Historical Places in Buenos Aires
    San Telmo

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Entertainment, Shopping Center, Architecture

    Address: San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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. Thi...Read more

  4. Obelisco

    #4 of 6 Historical Places in Buenos Aires
    Obelisco

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Avenida Corrientes 1066, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 fou...Read more

  5. El Congreso

    #5 of 6 Historical Places in Buenos Aires
    El Congreso

    Tags: Walking Area, Heritage Building

    Address: Palermo, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

    Timings: 08:30 am - 10:00 pm Details

    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 origi...Read more

  6. Avenida 9 De Julio

    #6 of 6 Historical Places in Buenos Aires
    Avenida 9 De Julio

    Tags: Walking Area, Entertainment, Plaza, Streets

    Address: Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 Wa...Read more

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Top Tours for Historical Places in Buenos Aires

  • Palacio Barolo Tour, Tango Show and Wine Tasting
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    Duration: 2 Hrs

    You will walk among the secrets and mysteries of Palacio Barolo, followed by a Tango Show with live music and wine tasting. T...

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  • Save 7% Palacio Barolo Admission Ticket with Guided Tour
    Palacio Barolo Admission Ticket with Guided Tour New on TripHobo

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    The Palacio Barolo illustrates and pays tribute to The Divine Comedy written by DANTE ALIGHIERI. This building shows a unique...

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    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Explore Underground Buenos aires with our Graffiti and Street Art sightseeing Tour.Get to know the citie's most famous craft ...

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  • Save 7% Transfers in out with Buenos Aires City Tour
    Transfers in out with Buenos Aires City Tour New on TripHobo

    Duration: 3 Hrs 30 Mins

    A Package that includes transfers in/out airport - hotel - airport + a 3-hour seat in bus city tour, to enjoy the best of Bue...

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