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Social History of La Boca

Social History of La Boca

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Food and 1 ticket
Languages:Offered in English and Spanish

About your host

I love Buenos Aires. I’ve been an official tour guide since 2009 and founded PerfectArgentina with a friend in 2011. I’m passionate about showing every corner of my city that is off the tourist circuit and passing on everything I know about it. I’m also a guided touring professor at San Martín National University and organize tours for local people to neighbourhoods that are off the tourist…
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What we’ll do

We will visit the non-tourist sector of the most colorful neighborhood of Buenos Aires: La Boca. We will meet its people, its art, architecture, history and customs. We’ll visit the harbour, warehouses and its picturesque train station where large numbers of immigrants arrive. We’ll get inside a corrugated metal clad “conventillo” (tenement houses) that used to provide shelter to immigrants and…

What else you should know

Please arrange your own transport to La Boca. At the end of the tour you may choose to stay in La Boca or return with me to May Square. We don’t recommend carrying anything valuable, however, having some cash at hand might be a good idea.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Coffe
Tickets
Fire Department "Conventillo"Menement Houses

What to bring

Comfortable clothes and a good spirit.

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Where you'll be

We’ll visit the Volunteer Fire Department, whose creation emerged as a consequence of the many fires that repeatedly affected the conventillos. We’ll get inside one of these tenements, which today hosts a Cultural Centre. We’ll have a coffee at Notable Bar La Perla, a former brothel and then head for Caminito.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Thu, 22nd Aug    From 11:00 to 13:30.
£10 per person
10 of 10 spots left

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Please arrange your own transport to La Boca. At the end of the tour you may choose to stay in La Boca or return with me to May Square. We don’t recommend carrying anything valuable, however, having some cash at hand might be a good idea.
Paola
history walk
Social History of La Boca
124 reviews
£18 per person
124 reviews
£18 per person