Spend a half day touring La Plata, the perfect example of 19th-century city planning. Admire the city's architecture and visit top sites including the Cathedral, the Argentine Theater, the Astronomical Observatory, and the Natural Science Museum.
What to Expect
Discover the architectural beauty of La Plata on a half-day guided tour. See the famous Neo-Gothic Cathedral of La Plata, the largest church in Argentina.
You’ll make several stops on the tour, including the Argentine Theater and the Astronomical Observatory. The positioning of the Observatory makes it the perfect spot in the world for observing the transit of Venus across the Sun.
Move on to the University of La Plata’s Natural Science Museum, which is sure to be the highlight of your tour.
Founded in 1888, this is the most important museum of its kind in South America, hosting a collection of more than 2 million items in exhibits of the country’s paleontology, anthropology, geology, botany, and zoology. Get a deeper understanding of Argentina through the wealth of objects collected from around the country.
After visiting the museum you’ll head back to Buenos Aires.
- Round-trip transfers from downtown Buenos Aires hotels
- Admission fees
- Spanish and English speaking guide
- Ticket to the Natural Science Museum
What's Not Included
- Guided visits of the Cathedral and museums
- Optional gratuities