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Calle Defensa 755 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires C1065AAM, Argentina
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful history lesson of the city! We thoroughly enjoyed seeing what lies underneath the city streets of Buenos Aires.

1  Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attending a business dinner here. Great space to host 200 to 300 people. Beautifully restored historic building in the former aristocratic center of BA. Great venue for wedding reception. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Jordan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked right in on Sunday morning after exploring the Féria de San Telmo. Very knowledgeable tour guide (tour conducted in Spanish).

Thank rebellok
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is truly unique. Perhaps the difference is that it is private rather than public money funding this project, resulting in a very hands on approach to all decisions. This restoration is tastefully and artfully done. The history of this building has been painstakingly...More

2  Thank BeyondWinnipeg
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I have been to Buenos Aries several times recently and thought I knew most of its attractions. However, I was wrong and stumbled upon this historic private tour that brought the early,founding days of B.A. to my attention, As a history buff, I highly recommend.

1  Thank gene m
Reviewed 12 August 2018

If you're visiting Buenos Aires and you don't see the San Telmo Fair on a Sunday, you've missed out. It's full of color, creativity and character. But the scale of it can be a bit overwhelming. Break it up with this tour, justly described as...More

2  Thank CardiganJones
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

A fascinating step back in time over several centuries. I loved the english tour (I was the only one) and learnt so much about the history of BA. The underground tunnels are really cool. Highly recommended if you like history and to see something different.

2  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This place is a must for history lovers and travelers with a flair for urban history and stories. The 45 minute long tour provides insight on life in Buenos Aires along the XVIth, XVIIth, XVIIIth, XIXth and XXth century. We had a knowledgable tour guide...More

2  Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 15 July 2018

A special event organised by our cruise line was arranged at El Zanon. The event started with an explanation of the history of this place and a descent into the tunnels, which were dimly lit by candles and featured mysterious appearances ad disappearances of tango...More

2  Thank AGEDNOMAD
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We spent the most fascinating two hours on a guided tour under the streets on San Telmo. This is a private museum which has taken 20+ years to restore. Highly recommend if you are looking for the wow factor about this history of the oldest...More

1  Thank JaneW3063
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Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San
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different cultures: a true child of immigration, much
like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after
dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both
locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee
hours of the morning. During the day, the antique
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Wendy L
17 February 2018|
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You can only see the facility by guided tour. Check the internet for times and language.
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