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Alternative Buenos Aires - Spooky Cemetery, Myths & Pizza
Enjoy the weekend flea market before exploring an incredible cemetery with a spooky past. Then the perfect lunch - Local pizza!
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- Find some vintage bargains at a local flea market
- Explore the ornate tombs and mausoleums of a cemetery filled with history
- Enjoy Argentine pizza at a pizzeria dating from 1947!
DescriptionOur walk will take us around the neighbourhood of Chacarita, an area rarely visited by tourists: You will discover an alternative side of Buenos Aires, away from the trendy restaurants, tour buses and the grandiose buildings of downtown. We will start our walk in Parque los Andes, which at the weekend transforms from a sleepy park into a bustling flea market. We will visit the antiques and collectable stools before heading over to the vintage clothes. It is a paradise for vintage fashion lovers! For one of the stops on the walk we will learn the story of Gauchito Gil - an Argentine folk hero. We will take a look inside a shrine and see how people pay their respect to this quasi-saint gaucho (cowboy) We will make our way up to Chacarita Cemetery which has a fascinating history. We will see the impressive tombs and mausoleums which were built during the country’s belle epoque period. It is also the resting place of Argentina’s most loved artists, particularly from the Tango era. By now, we will all be hungry so we will stop for lunch at a local pizzeria dating from 1947. We will try a couple of slices of Argentine pizza and enjoy a beer, glass of wine or a soft drink!
IncludesWalking Tour with local guide Lunch at a pizzeria - 2 slices of pizza and a soft drink, glass of wine or beer
- We will walk roughly 1 mile/ 1.6km during the walk