Self-Guided Walking Tour of Avenida de Mayo A walk down Avenida de Mayo is essential for any visit to Buenos Aires. The avenue is not only beautiful and very reminiscent of Europe, it’s politically symbolic. It connects the executive government house (the famous Casa Rosada) and Congress. New presidents travel down Avenida de Mayo after being sworn in in Congress to the Casa Rosada on the first day of their presidency. Many a protest walks down Avenida de Mayo taking their complaints from Congress to the president. Follow their steps on your own walk down this infamous avenue with this self-guided walking tour of Avenida de Mayo. Argentine National Congress Begin in front of one of the most impressive buildings in the city, the National Congress. You can get here with the subte Line A to the Congreso stop. Construction began on the palace in 1897 and the building was finally inaugurated…

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