Walking Tour — The Parks of the West — Saturday, August 26, 2 pm
RSVP to Ezequiel: firstname.lastname@example.org (when signing up please add your cell phone number)We
will learn about:
Parque Chas and Agronomía neighborhoods, the new “barrios” in the early 20th century
We would like you to join us on a walking tour in the city. This time we will head west of Buenos Aires to walk through the labyrinthine streets of Parque Chas and visit the Park Agronomía.
The tour: We will walk through the streets of Parque Chas, and learn about its origin and how it fits into the city of Buenos Aires. We will see the centre of a neighbourhood and neighbourhood identity.
-Beliefs of the People: La Virgen Desatanudos.
-The Park of Agronomía in the context of the parks of Buenos Aires. >The working class housing: from inexpensive houses to a balm of calmness in a hectic city.
-The University of Buenos Aires (UBA)
=Pachamama: the month of Mother Earth.
We will finish the tour with a visit to the botanical garden of the UBA and a sensorial experience that will connect our senses to Mother Earth in a new way by being a part of the park. Don´t miss it!
Date: Saturday, 26 August
Start time: 2 p.m. (please be on time!)
Total time: Approximately 2 hours
(In case of rain, the tour is rescheduled to Saturday, 2 September.)
Cost: 280 pesos for BAIN Downtown members, 330 pesos for non-BAIN Downtown members (This includes entrance to Botanical Garden and sensorial experience.)
Meeting point: Corner of Avenida Triunvirato and Avenida De los Incas (there is a Farmacity; Los Incas station, B line)
Finishing point: Avenida San Martín 4800 (there is a Metrobús station)
Note 1: The starting point is different from the finishing point.
Note 2: Wear comfortable clothing and shoes
***PLEASE NOTE: If you sign up and then can’t come, please let Ezequiel know so that someone else can take your place.
Ezequiel Cerioni is a member of BAIN Downtown and a tour guide. He has previously led walking tours for BAIN, including:
Subway tour “Buenos Aires from Below” (April 2017)
Colors in La Boca Neighborhood (May 2017)
Alvear Avenue: When the outskirts became glamorous (June 2017)
Parque Lezama: Uncovering the myths of the foundation of Buenos Aires (July 2017)