When we arrive in a new city, a walking tour is a great way to get introduced to the city and get oriented to special sights. Paid walking tours are available in most cities and can cost from $5 to $15 per person. In many places we are able to find free walking tours. There are two basic types of free walking tours.
It’s difficult to choose, but here are some of the notable sights in Buenos Aires.
Puerto Madero (photos) began operating as the main commercial port for Buenos Aires in 1897. It is located very near to Plaza de Mayo and the Pink House. It gets its name from its designer, Eduardo Madero. Only 30 years later it was replaced by Puerto Nuevo. For the next 50 years Puerto Madero was left to deteriorate.