Private walking tour of Palaces and Colon Theatre
Private walking tour of Palaces and Colon Theatre Description
Immerse yourself in the world of music and opera with our Private walking tour of Palaces and Colon Theatre. This 3-hour tour provides a rich exploration of one of the world’s most prestigious opera houses. With our knowledgeable guide leading the way, you’ll navigate the opulent rooms and halls of the theater. You will dive into its fascinating history, architectural grandeur, and cultural significance. The Colon Theater, has been the stage for numerous notable performances since its inauguration in 1908. This tour includes not just insights, but tickets to this impressive symbol of Buenos Aires’ cultural life.
Every corner of the Colon Theater is a feast for the eyes and the spirit. On this journey, our guide will recount captivating stories of legendary performances, world-renowned maestros, and famous productions that have taken place on this revered stage. You will also gain an understanding of the meticulous restoration process undertaken to preserve the theater’s original splendor while incorporating modern technology for enhanced acoustics and stage design. In every step, every glance upwards into the mesmerizing dome, you will be walking through more than a century of passion, dedication, and creativity. Our Private Walking Tour of the Colon Theater is more than an excursion—it’s a step into the heart of Argentina’s prodigious cultural legacy.
Points of Interest
Colon Theatre: It isn’t just an opera house; it’s a monument to the arts, a testament to architectural grandeur, and an acoustic marvel. Begin with its breathtaking facade, a blend of architectural styles, hinting at the elegance within. Inside, the lavish Grand Foyer and Golden Hall stun with their ornate details and opulence. The visit will be alongside your tour guide and a group.
Maguire residence: It´s an old mansion located at 1683 Alvear Avenue, in the city of Buenos Aires. It is one of the few survivors of a corridor of aristocratic mansions that were mostly demolished after 1930.
Nunciature of the Holy See: The apostolic nunciature or simply nunciature is the highest diplomatic mission of the Holy See to the States with which it maintains diplomatic relations. You will see this beatifull and historic places from the outside.
The Palacio Paz: It was the largest and one of the most luxurious residences in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, owned by José C. Paz and a faithful reflection of the Beaux-Arts architecture of the early 20th century, a reflection of the aesthetic canons of the School of Fine Arts in Paris. Its main entrance is located at 750 Santa Fe Avenue, in front of San Martín Square. Since 1938 it has been the headquarters of the Círculo Militar.
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This Private Tour includes:
- Official Tour guide for 3 hours
- Complete personalized experience
- Private Tour
- 24/7 Guardian Angel Service
- Public liability insurance
- Price per person
This Private Tour excludes:
- Food and drinks
- No Refund, Modification or Cancellation in any case on any type of tickets or entrance fees.
- Modification of tour/service dates and starting times are subject to availability.
- 48 hours prior to first service date: Free Cancellation on guide and private vehicle with chauffeur. Any type of entrance tickets have no refund.
- Less than 48 hours prior to first service date: No Refund. Payment of 100%.