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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L’ATELIER DE CÉLINE

The casona that gives life at the Atelier de Céline is located in San Telmo. It is one of the oldest in town, dated 1807.

The salons disposal, the big rooftop, the doors, the architecture including the roof itself and arcades are a true inspiration of colonial architecture, and bring to this past ambientation a very nostalgic feeling, so representative of Buenos Aires.

Céline’s will to make this mansion a culinary space like in a French home, added to her service vocation gives a natural and very particular franco-argentinian fusion: mix of flavors, smells, colors and sounds, in rhythm with the music joining the experience.

The various stairs permit the guests to encounter in the heart of this Atelier its place for any occasion. There are two closed and air conditioned rooms, in to different levels. Additionally a sun orientated patio in order to enjoy the sunny days.

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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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VITELLI BAR

Vitelli Bar” in Argentina was born with the idea of reviving places and memories.

The original “Bar Vitelli” is the oldest and most famous of Sicily. It is located in the medieval village of Savocca, between Messina and Taormina, and it is installed in an old neoclassical palace which was built in the late 1600s.

That bar gained fame because in 1971 the film director Francis Ford Coppola filmed memorable scenes for the movie “The Godfather” there. That’s where Michael Corleone asks the owner for permission to court his daughter Apollonia Vitelli, and where finally the wedding party takes place after the religious ceremony in St. Lucia Church.

Our “Vitelli Bar” is located in the heart of San Telmo, emblematic district of the city of Buenos Aires. Here you will feel the history, culture and traditions of southern Italy, in a warm and modern atmosphere. At any time of day you can enjoy all areas of real sicilliana cucina, with signature touches, accompanied by a generous bar drinks.

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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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