Gay Friendly Self-Guided Tour, Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is one of most popular gay destinations. It is an open-minded city where gays and lesbians can socialize freely in plenty of outdoor cafes and restaurants. It's a city where the locals are gay friendly and accept gay tourists as a natural feature of Buenos Aires. Here you'll find some top tips on where to go and where to find some of the city's most popular gay attractions.
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Guide Name: Gay Friendly Self-Guided Tour
Guide Location: Argentina » Buenos Aires (See other walking tours in Buenos Aires)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.5 km
Author: irenes
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Cinema "Ideal"

1) Cinema "Ideal"

Cinema "Ideal" is located in the Microcentro district of Buenos Aires near Corrintes Avenue. A cinema especially for gays of 18 years and older, Ideal has 5 screening rooms where films for every taste are shown. It is open on Saturdays from 10am to 6am, and on Sundays and holidays from 2pm to 6am.
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A Full Spa

2) A Full Spa

A Full Spa is a very nice spa and sauna salon located in Buenos Aires that has a friendly staff and a variety of services on offer. If you want to relax and have a good time, it is an ideal place to go. A Full Spa is a very large and extremely clean venue that offers: dry and wet sauna; Jacuzzi; pool tables; gym; massage; private cabins; sun beds; and a nice bar where you can get light snacks and drinks.
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Narciso

3) Narciso

Narciso is an underwear chain that has multiple locations in Buenos Aires, Panama, the United States and elsewhere. It offers excellent underwear of the highest quality and best design. It's a business which believes in taking its corporate responsibility seriously and which prioritizes the quality of its products and their design. Narciso also prides itself on giving the best attention possible to every client. Launched in October 2001, it has since become a market leader.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Gout Café

4) Gout Café

If you want to get to know the little Paris here in Buenos Aires, than Gout Café is the right place. It is a very nice café, Parisian styled with great food, coffee and other drinks. They have good pasta, crepes, patisserie and desserts on offer. But their flag dishes are anion creamy soup, salmon with vegetables and ham,vegetables with rice and shrimps or meat and as for dessert- dulce de leche . It is open Mon-Sat 8am-11:30pm.
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Xul Solar Museum

5) Xul Solar Museum

Xul Solar Museum was the house where the famous painter Xul Solar lived. It is an old building that has more than 100 years, which was rebuilt and enlarged according to the architectural flows. The stone and wood slabs where changed by concrete ones; lots of things and the façade of the building has also changed. In present, it is a modern museum that offers diverse interesting exhibitions to people.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Saturday: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Franco Passoti

6) Franco Passoti

Franco Passoti is a chic store for men located in Buenos Aires. It offers modern designer clothes and shoes which are either handmade or hand-finished. Franco Passoti is a shop that provides only top-quality products with exclusive designs, making it a popular brand both in Argentina and in the international market.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Walking Tours in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Create Your Own Walk in Buenos Aires

Create Your Own Walk in Buenos Aires

Creating your own self-guided walk in Buenos Aires is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Souvenir Shopping Part 1

Souvenir Shopping Part 1

It would be a pity to leave Buenos Aires without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Buenos Aires, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.5 km
Souvenir Shopping Part 2

Souvenir Shopping Part 2

It would be a pity to leave Buenos Aires without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Buenos Aires, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.1 km
Modern Architecture Walking Tour

Modern Architecture Walking Tour

Over the course of the first half of the 20th Century, a new form of modern architecture emerged in Buenos Aires as a result of social and political changes. This modern architecture was encouraged by advances in technology and engineering. The style is typified by diversity of form, complexity of structure and the volume of metal and plastic used. There are many examples of such modern architecture around the city, including many with significant local involvement.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.6 km
Famous Historical Buildings Walking Tour

Famous Historical Buildings Walking Tour

Old buildings are like mirrors of the past that reveal a little part of the history of a given place. There's much to admire in a historical building, whether its the architectural elements, the style or the décor that grabs you. Here in Buenos Aires, if you walk within its historical buildings, you can enter the history of the city and the spirit of the Argentine people.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.2 km
Famous Squares Walking Tour

Famous Squares Walking Tour

Buenos Aires is a wondrous city that will surprise you both by its beauty and by its wide range of attractions, with lots of landmarks, historical buildings and pretty squares to see. Why not take this walk through Buenos Aires and enjoy its numerous plazas (squares), parks and other top attractions.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.3 km
Tango Clubs Self-Guided Tour

Tango Clubs Self-Guided Tour

Buenos Aires is Argentina's most popular tourist destination. And it is the world capital when it comes to passion expressed in the rhythm of tango. This form of dance originated in the country and many of its styles were first developed here. So if you decide to spend your night moving in tango rhythms, here's our list of top tango spots in Buenos Aires.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km

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Whether you are in Buenos Aires for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Buenos Aires has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Buenos Aires, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.