EL ZANJON DE GRANADOS

TUNNELS AND MYSTERY
DISCOVERING THE ORIGINS OF THE CITY

Visitors will travel back in time as they descend from a beautifully restored 1830s house into other architectural elements.

A spectacular labyrinth of wide, vaulted brick tunnels long walled off and buried on the site.

El Zanjón is located where some historians place the first settlement of Buenos Aires in 1536.

The museum offers a fascinating and unusual glimpse into our history.

Guided tours will allow you to rediscover artifacts and images of the life in Buenos Aires over five centuries.

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AMICI MIEI RESTAURANT

Amici Miei is a restaurant, with modern style, located in the neighborhood of San Telmo, which offers an original proposal to foodies, within the wide range of styles proposed by the current Italian food, developed on the basis of Mediterranean tradition.  Also part of the procedures for preparing and cooking strictly respect the Classic Italian techniques.

It is present in Brussels, Moscow, Milan, Turin, Prague and Washington.

Amici Miei is a different alternative to both Argentines and foreigners, but especially for those willing to live a ” good Italian ” experience.

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SIGNATURE TOURS

This service is unique due to its specific characteristics: small groups of people per tour, one single language per vehicle, profile and preparation of the guides.

The tour is 3 hours long and visits the most important points of the spectacular city of Buenos Aires: At the first stop discover the history of May Square, the site of the most important historical events and their protagonists since its foundation: see its surroundings, the most emblematic buildings, and learn all about them. Then enjoy May Avenue and wonder in awe at the oldest residential neighborhood in Buenos Aires: San Telmo. Walk along its cobble-stoned streets and discover its antiques shops and picturesque buildings.

Live and feel the original Tango in the neighborhood of La Boca: walk along Caminito Street and enjoy the dancers and souvenir shops. See the mythical Boca Juniors soccer stadium.

Contemplate the modernization of the city whilst traveling along Madero Port and its exclusive docks, full of excellent restaurants and large offices. Pass through the Retiro neighborhood and move on to see Palermo and its most exclusive residential area before finally arriving at Recoleta. Once there, discover the final resting place of Eva Peron, “Evita” and wander through Recoleta Cemetery where she is to be found.

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SEÑOR TANGO

Upon entering , you will perceive the elegance and good taste of a refined decoration, recreating the essence of those places where tango began to shine in all its glory.

A former warehouse in the neighborhood of Barracas is now a magnificent theater that many have dubbed “The Tango Cathedral”, in this place Señor Tango was installed, where tango is the undisputed protagonist.

Check that the spirit of the tango lives in every corner of this house, and as once said historian Enrique Horacio Puccia: “Barracas was the first neighborhood of Buenos Aires that put an accordion on his lap”.

Discover the dreams of those men seem to have stopped in time, enjoy the most spectacular show about history of Tango and live an unforgettable evening!

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ARGENTINA POLO DAY

Argentina Polo Day offers a great variety of programs to enjoy one of the most exclusive sports in Argentina. Just 45 minutes away from the center of Ciudad de Buenos Aires you will find its fantastic polo resorts- with its courts and horses, and the guidance of experts- to enjoy great polo experiences.

The Full Polo Day program begins with delicious empanadas, premium Argentinean wine and an informative talk about polo and its horses, including a tour through the stables. Informed about the sport, it is time to enjoy a professional polo game at 4 chukkers. At noon, the ‘asador’ awaits with a barbecue of a fantastic selection of the best Argentinean meats to taste with a good glass of local wine. The menu offers a variety of regional dishes, including vegetarian options.

In the afternoon, you will have the chance to relax by the swimming pool or simply enjoy the fresh air of the countryside. We continue the day with a polo lesson, available for everyone with or without experience.  Then, it’s time to play!

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RIVAS CAFÉ

Located on Balcarce, a cobbled street in San Telmo, Café Rivas has a bar that runs almost the entire length of the venue. During the day, tourists and office workers flock here for generous servings and well-prepared dishes, then when the sun goes down, barman Guillermo Blumenkamp’s signature cocktails start to appear. There’s a menu dedicated entirely to gin, and another with classic cocktails.

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MUSEO DE ARTE MODERNO

The Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires – founded on April 11, 1956, on the initiative of the critic Rafael Squirru – affirms itself as the home of Argentine artists, and seeks to create an unforgettable experience for the visiting public.

The Moderno was conceived as an avant-garde space not only for the visual arts, but also for other expressions such as photography and design. It has a collection of modern and contemporary Argentine art of over 7,000 works.

Its exhibitions and educational activities seek to establish dialogues between the past and the present, established and experimental, providing a dynamic program that incorporates exhibitions of the Collection with works of great Argentine artists among which are Alberto Greco, León Ferrari, Luis Felipe Noé, Emilio Renart and Liliana Maresca.

It also presents temporary exhibitions with the aim of giving visibility to the best of national and international art in Buenos Aires. In recent years there have been exhibitions of Marta Minujín, Ana Gallardo, Edgardo Antonio Vigo, Sebastián Gordín, Tomás Saraceno and Jorge Macchi, among many others.

The Moderno is located on Avenida San Juan 350 in the historic district of San Telmo, in the building that belonged to the former tabacalera Nobleza Piccardo and was renovated in 2010. In 2018, it will inaugurate the entire building, which will include new exhibition galleries; a café, an expanded store, the Museum Library – now located on Alsina 963 – and multiple spaces to offer our visitors a unique and enriching experience.

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