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Tours for families & Kids: La Plata City

This enigmatic city was founded by Dardo Rocha in 1882, under a big transformation that made Argentina pass from an backward confederation into a modern State, under the leading of the 80's generation: young men, landowners, conservative, and influneced by all the ideas of the progess and the modernization.

The result of this process of bringing ideas and trends from France during 50 years is the presence of french arquitecture, also outside Buenos Aires city.

At the Present days La Plata is famous for its Stunning Cathedral, its Museum of Natural History and Children's city, a particular theme park with tiny arquitectute; definitely perfect for families with kids.

The exursion starts in the morning to drive the 51 km that separates Buenos Aires from La Plata.

Once there we are going to do a sighseeng in the Main Square (stops included), the goverment House, the Parlament, the obelisk of La PLata, and we are going to do a samll tour inside the outstanding Dardo Rocha Passage, and old train Station transformed into a cultural center

Another very important hightlight to be seen in La PLata city is the "Curuchet House", designed by the brilliant Le Corbusier

After that we will go stragh to The Museum of Natural History. The building has 135 meters or 443 feet long, and houses 3 million fossils and relics (including 44,000 botanical items), and a 58,000-volume library. Around 400,000 visitors pass through its doors yearly

The Musem is famous for participating in the rescue of the temple of Ramesses II organized in 1961 by UNESCO: In that time, Because of the planned construction of a levee in the Nile river that would flood the zone, UNESCO, and the Sudanese, Egyptian and Argentine governments funded a reservation and investigation rescue mission. This resulted in three excavation campaigns. They excavated the temple of Ramesses II from the thirteenth century and in return for their work, The Museum of La Plata received 300 items, 60 of which pertained to the temple of the legendary pharaoh. The remaining items were found in an Egyptian tomb or other prehistoric sites and cemeteries.

So many fossils and history will makes us hungry, so we will stop for lunch in a very nice restaurant of downtown (lunch on the passengers)

Next, its time to know the Amazing Neogohic Cathedral

Beiing for sure one of the Buenos Aires places of interest,The Cathedral of La Plata wich name is excatly "The Immaculate Conception", is the 58th tallest church in the world.

The Neogothic building is Inspired by the European cathedrals of Amiens and Cologne. The cornerstone was laid in 1884, However, the Cathedral was not finished until 1999 when the two towers were build besides 200 pinacles and 800 spires

At the end of the tour we will visit Children's Republic, a city with... small buildings!!

Come with us to know and learn about this city today: La plata has many to show you and many secrets to be revealed: The origin of the city, its neogothic design, the boom of the subversive movements of the 70's, its current housing problems, and the curious 4 statues infront of the Cathedral who are giving "Devil's horns" to the Church...

Private Tour, private guide, to need to wait others, no big groups, no big buses

The day trip includes:

Trasfer from and to the hotel in a comfortable vehicle

Tickets to the Museum of Natural History

Explanations during the whole tour

The scort of a qualified tour guide.

Private and taylor made tour

7 hs From Tuesday to Friday. Check for saturdays and sundays

Total price for groups 4 / 5 or 6 people USD 380, Total price for the group

Total price for groups from 7 to 17 people USD 460, Total price for the group, USD 460

Big Savings for tour packages and cash payment.

Misterious Stories & Masonery

Argentinean History

Beautiful architecture

Huge museum of Natural History

Theme Park for kids

Perfect for families

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