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July Walking Tour — Off to the city of La Plata — July 7, 9 am

When Buenos Aires was federalized and the province lost its capital to the National Government, a new capital city for the province was needed. La Plata is the result of 19th century planning.  It has beautiful buildings and avenues and is only one hour away from BA!

Itinerary: We will take the Roca Line train in Constitución Station to La Plata city. Once in La Plata we will walk to the La Plata Museum and spend around 1 hour seeing the most important exhibitions. Then we will head for the Dardo Rocha Passage Cultural Centre, and on our way we will take a look at Casa Curuchet, UNESCO heritage of modern architecture.

Lunch time

After Lunch , we will head for La Plata Cathedral and have access to its museum and one of its towers. On our way we will be able to appreciate and learn about the design of the city and the history of the buildings that make this city worth spending a day.

Come back to Constitución Station in Buenos Aires.

Date: Saturday, 7 July

Meeting Point: Constitución station, Subway Line C (from there we will take the Roca train line to La Plata city)

Time: 09:00 am (punctuality requested)

Starting Point: Constitución station, subway Line C

Finishing Point: Constitución station, subway Line C

Total Time: 7 hours approximately

Cost: 650 pesos for BAIN members / 700 pesos for non BAIN members (transportation, meals, drinks and souvenirs not included)

The cost includes: tickets to entrace the La Plata Museum and the La Plata Cathedral and guiding by Ezequiel Cerioni

Note 1: SUBE card will be needed, so don´t forget to bring one!

Note 2: Wear comfortable clothing and shoes

Note 3: in case of rain the tour will be reschedule for Sunday 24th.

***IMPORTANT: Make sure you can make it when signing up. If you sign up and then can’t come, please let Ezequiel know so that someone else can take your place​.

RSVP to Ezequiel: ezequielcerioni@gmail.com

(When signing up, please include your cell phone number.)

Ezequiel Cerioni is a member of BAIN Downtown and a certiffied tour guide. Previous walking tours he has led for BAIN include:

  • 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)
  • “The Parks of the West: Parque Chas and Agronomía Neighborhoods. The new “barrios” in the early 20th century. (August 2017)
  • “Corrientes Avenue” (October 2017)
  • And Tours to Montserrat I and II (February and April 2018)

Walking Tour — Avenida Corrientes — Saturday, October 7 at 10:30 am

Corrientes Avenue — The early 20th century’s modernity in the veins of Buenos Aires

Corrientes Avenue has become one of the most important streets of Buenos Aires, a place where culture, shows, history and libraries meet to make this street a reference point of Porteño spirit.

We would like you to join us in this new walking tour in the city. This time we will stroll down a part of Avenida Corrientes, spotting the important buildings and putting them in the context of the early 20th century. We will also describe relationships between past tours, pointing out similarities or differences between neighborhoods.

Date: S​aturday, Octo​ber​ 7​
Starting at: 10:30 a.m. (please be on time!)
Total time: approximately 2 hours
Meeting point: Corner of Corrientes Avenue and Bouchard Street
Finishing point: Intersection of Corrientes Avenue and Carlos Pellegrini Avenue
Cost: 250 pesos for BAIN members – 300 pesos for non-BAIN members
Please bring exact change!

Note: Wear comfortable clothing and shoes

At this tour, you can purchase your tickets to the BAIN Downtown End-of-Year Event to take place on Thursday, November 20.   Ticket prices are: Members – 700 pesos; Non-Members – 900 pesos.

***IMPORTANT: If you sign up for this tour and then can’t come, please let Ezequiel know so that someone else can take your place​.

RSVP to Ezequiel: ezequielcerioni@gmail.com
(when signing up please add your cell phone number)

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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)
And the recent “The Parks of the West: Parque Chas and Agronomía neighborhoods. The new “barrios” in the early 20th century. (August 2017)

Walking Tour — The Parks of the West — Saturday, August 26, 2 pm

RSVP to Ezequiel: ezequielcerioni@gmail.com (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)

Walking Tour — Parque Lezama — Sunday, July 30 at 2:30 pm

Parque Lezama: Uncovering the myths of the foundation of Buenos Aires

RSVP to Ezequiel: ezequielcerioni@gmail.com (when signing up please add your cell phone number)

Many cities have myths of their foundation; Buenos Aires has its own. We will walk parts of Parque Lezama, going back in time to learn about the moments of the foundation of Buenos Aires, and how these became part of the construction of a possible Argentine national identity. We will also visit some selected elements of the National Historic Museum, connecting the park, the museum and Argentine identity.

Cost: BAIN Downtown member: 250 pesos
Non-BAIN Downtown member: 300 pesos

Date: Sunday, July 30
Time: 14:30hs

Meeting Point: At the intersection of Defensa and Brasil streets, near Parque Lezama.

Finishing Point: Same as starting point.

Total Time: Approximately 2 hours.

Note 1: Wear comfortable shoes.

Note 2: In case of heavy rain, the tour is rescheduled to Sunday, August 6. Prior notice will be given.

We can accommodate only a small group, so sign up early!

​​***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. He has previously led walking tours for BAIN, including:

Subway tour “Buenos Aires from Below” (April 2017)

Colors in La Boca Neighborhood (May 2017)

and the recent “Alvear Avenue: When the outskirts became glamorous” (June 2017)

Walking Tour — Avenida Alvear — Sunday, June 25, 2 pm

When the outskirts became glamorous

Please join us for the third walking tour in the city of Buenos Aires. While walking we will learn about the buildings, their former owners, the history of the area and how Alvear Avenue became one of the most glamorous streets in the city.

Cost: BAIN Downtown member: 250 pesos
Non-BAIN Downtown member: 300 pesos

Date: Sunday, June 25
Time: 2 pm

Meeting Point: Catalunya Square (corner of Arroyo and 9 de Julio Ave, right across from the French Embassy)

Finishing Point: Alvear Avenue and Ayacucho

Total Time: Approximately 2 hours

Note 1: Wear comfortable shoes.

Note 2: In case of heavy rain, the tour will be rescheduled to Sunday, July 2nd at the same time. A notice will be sent by Ezequiel.

We can accommodate only a small group, so sign up early!

***PLEASE NOTE: If you sign up and then can’t come, let Ezequiel know so that someone else can take your place

RSVP to Ezequiel: ezequielcerioni@gmail.com

Ezequiel Cerioni is a member of BAIN Downtown. He has presented lectures at several BAIN meetings and led walking tours for BAIN including:

– Colors in La Boca” (May 2017)
– Subway tour “Buenos Aires from Below” (April 2017)

 

Tour — Buenos Aires from Below — Sunday, April 30, 9 am

Please RSVP to Ezequiel Cerioni at ezequielcerioni@gmail.com

Argentina through the historical murals of the subway of Buenos Aires

We would like you to join us on this tour to see the subway in a different light. Come explore the subway as a tourist! We will visit some stations of the Lines A, C and D.

Cost: BAIN Downtown member: 200 pesos
Non-BAIN Downtown member: 250 pesos
Plus the cost to get on the subway

Date: Sunday, April 30
Time: 9 a.m.

Meeting Point: Avenida de Mayo 560 (a building close to the Perú Subway Station)

Finishing Point: Station “Plaza Italia” on Line D

Total Time: Approximately 90 minutes

Note 1: Remember to bring your SUBE card; we will be taking the Subway! For those who have no SUBE card, bring the exact change of 7.50 pesos to reimburse Ezequiel for using his own card for you.

Note 2: Please be aware that not all the stations have escalators, so be prepared to climb a few stairways.

We can accommodate only a small group, so sign up early!

RSVP to Ezequiel: ezequielcerioni@gmail.com

Ezequiel Cerioni is a member of BAIN Downtown. He has previously led walking tours for BAIN. In addition, he has presented lectures at several BAIN meetings, including:

>The 2001 Argentine Crisis (2009)

>Argentina’s May 1810 Revolution – Truths, Myths and Symbols, and how they have changed (2010)

>Seminar on Argentina History – from 1891 to 2003 (2010)

>Seminar on Argentine History – from colonial times to 2003 (2012)

October Museums and More — Graffitimundo — reserve now

You can also obtain your tickets for the November 19th End of Year party. Members: AR$300 if purchased by October 31, AR$400 if purchased after October 31. Non-members: AR$500.

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NEXT TOUR:
GRAFFITI AND STREET ART TOUR
THE NORTH CITY TOUR

The tour covers the north of the city and provides a visually stunning introduction to the vibrant world of urban art in Buenos Aires and its compelling history. We explore the barrios of Colegiales, Chacarita, Villa Crespo and Palermo. These neighbourhoods feature a rich variety of art from leading local and international artists.

We will take The North City Tour guided by Graffitimundo. It is lead in English, and we explore both on foot and using their private air-conditioned minibus. The tour finishes in Post Bar in Palermo, home to the unique artist run street art gallery Hollywood and Cambodia.
– starts at 3pm in Colegiales and finishes at 6pm in Palermo
– includes mini-guide to Buenos Aires
– $25 USD per person 15% discount for our group

Wednesday October 21st at 3 pm in Colegiales.
There are two options to book this: pay on the graffitimundo website with your credit card or you pay Jolanda in AR pesos cash asap (official exchange rate on the day of payment).
If you would to participate in the tour, let Jolanda know this week since Graffitimundo needs to hold our spot for us.

RSVP: Jolanda Maltha
email: jmaltha@hotmail.com
phone: 11 6028-2682

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