Buenos Aires is a beautiful city full of unusual art, stunning architecture and places where key historical events in Argentina unfolded. While visiting the city's major sights is not to be missed, sometimes it can be hard to appreciate all the details on your own. Joining a guided tour is a good way to easily learn about the broad significance as well as the most interesting finer points of each place. In fact, many of Buenos Aires' top sights offer guided tours, and some of them are free.
For a glimpse of where art and power collide in Argentina, take a tour of the Teatro Colon, the city's spectacular opera house that is considered one of the best in the world, which includes a visit to the presidential and the mayoral boxes; the Metropolitan Cathedral, a grand construction known for being Pope Francis' church; and the Casa Rosada, Argentina's gorgeous presidential palace.
To better appreciate the beauty of local natural wonders, join a tour of the exquisite Rose Garden, the unusual Botanical Garden, and the wild Ecological Reserve. But for a taste of Argentine art, consider a tour of the MALBA, the National Fine Arts Museum and the National Museum of Decorative Art. Otherwise, read on for recommendations of other great tours that allow you to more fully appreciate Buenos Aires.
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