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Experience the passion and history of tango on this 3-hour walking tour of Buenos Aires' tango venues and other hot spots. Learn where tango started and how it has evolved, watch couples practice to traditional Argentine tango music and try a few steps yourself. Guided by a seasoned tango dancer and expert guide, you'll visit some 'milongas' and other historical tango venues in the city where this dynamic dance was born.

Highlights

  • 3-hour walking tour of Buenos Aires’ tango hotspots
  • Experience the tango scene like a local at a milonga and other historical venues
  • See locals practice to classic tango music and try the steps yourself
  • Hear about the history and stars of this legendary dance from your knowledgable guide

What You Can Expect

Walking Tour of Buenos Aires' Tango Hot Spots

Explore the backstreets where tango was born on your walking tour

Meet your expert guide at a famous French coffeehouse in downtown Buenos Aires. A favorite haunt of the late tango singer Carlos Gardel, this venue makes an appropriate place for you to begin learning about the history and culture of the tango from your expert guide, also a seasoned tango dancer. Enjoy a drink on the house and put yourself in the shoes of the generations of dedicated Argentinian tango dancers, or milongueros

Learn about Buenos Aires' historic San Telmo neighborhood, where immigrants invented tango during the 1850s. The colorful buildings and eclectic architecture were the backdrop for the choreography of claps, steps and stomps that make up this expressive dance.

Stroll into a local milonga (or dance hall) armed with your newfound knowledge of the dance and its history. Listen to classic tango music as you observe the locals practicing their steps. Feel free, if you're brave, to jump in and try a few steps yourself. Finish your tour here: in a seat in the audience with a drink in your hand, or on the dance floor — the choice is yours.

Customer Reviews

Marisa E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

I really enjoyed our tour guide Elizabeth- very passionate and informative with historical facts. Got to know more in depth information about the tango styles and famous tango shows and malingo. Stopped at a famous cafe Tortoni, old Viejo Almacen, San Telmo market etc. Wonderful time!

Elizabeth C

4 star rating: Recommended January 2015

While we didn't see many people dancing tango, visiting tango cafes and locales was intereting.

REGIS T

1 star rating: I do not recommend this February 2015

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