Tango Clubs Self-Guided Tour, Buenos Aires

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.
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Tango Clubs Self-Guided Tour Map

Guide Name: Tango Clubs Self-Guided Tour
Guide Location: Argentina » Buenos Aires (See other walking tours in Buenos Aires)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
Author: irenes
Madero Tango

1) Madero Tango

Madero Tango is located in Puerto Madero, the modern area of Buenos Aires, with a unique view of the river and the city lights at night. It is one of the most popular tango clubs in town, attracting tango lovers with its spectacular shows dubbed "Very Argentine". Here you'll feel the fire of tango and not soon forget it.
Bar Sur

2) Bar Sur

Bar Sur is a nightlife temple of Buenos Aires. It's located in historical San Telmo area, and as a result finds itself surrounded by different historical buildings and sightseeing spots. It's a spot to be reckoned with itself, as Bar Sur is both a center of tango art and of Argentinean night culture.
El Viejo Almacen

3) El Viejo Almacen

One of the most traditional tango clubs in Buenos Aires is El Viejo Almacen, located in the historic San Telmo district. The club has an interesting history of its own: it was first located in a British Hospital in 1844 before being opened as a Tango House in 1969. Shows here involve traditional Argentine Tango that inspires with sexy moves that you're sure to remember for a long time.

4) Michelangelo

Michelangelo is one of the most famous clubs in the city. Tourists from all over the world come here to feel the pulse of the tango and the sparkling atmosphere. Here the live performances by the singers and orchestra will create an unforgettable night for you and your friends. The entrance fee also includes a meal and wine, so it makes for a good way to sample Argentine cuisine while enjoying the show at the same time.
La Ventana

5) La Ventana

La Ventana is a top level tango house located in the very heart of the San Telmo neighborhood of Buenos Aires. The club offers a wide variety of rooms designed in different styles. At La Ventana you'll feel the freedom and the passion of the dance straight away, and by the end of the night you'll have had the best tango experience out there.

Walking Tours in Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Modern Architecture Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.6 km
Self-Guided Tour: Children's Attractions

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Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.6 km
Famous Historical Buildings Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.2 km
Museums For Children Self-Guided Tour

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Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.4 km
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Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.5 km
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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.7 km

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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.

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