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This is probably the neatest blast-to-the-past subway ride you’ll ever take. The A Line was the first subte line built here. It still uses rollicking old wooden trains. Jump on, and feel the breeze blowing through its open windows when it’s warm.
Riding the subway (Subte) in Buenos Aires is easy and convenient. Our B&B host provided us with prepaid cards to use as we travelled. Besides the efficiency in travel, the artwork in some of the stations is worth a look.
We were disappointed to be told that the old wooden carriages on subte line A had been taken out, as riding in one on a previous visit had been a real experience. However, the new carriages are super-new, air conditioned, with a hint of deoderiser:...More
Buenos Aires first underground line deserves a visit. Even if you don't use the line to get from one place to another the stations date from early XX century and present a must see while in Buenos Aires city.
the Subway in Buenos Aires, has great connections , so you can go from Plaza de Mayo , north and west, (because east is the River de la Plata) and south you can take the Linea C to Constitucion...very good tranasportation in Argentina and very...More
The Subte underground train network in Buenos Aires is a highlight. It provides convenient, cheap and generally clean carriages and access to the core areas of the city. Some of the lines now run air conditioned carriages which certainly is a help in the summer....More
Buses require a prepaid Subte card available at some stores and some subway ticket offices. You pay ahead and when you board the subway or a bus, you hold the card against a reader and off you go. The subway can be paid in 5...More
As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires, Montserrat is defined by the historical events that took place there and the landmarks that have stood the test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of this connection to history: countless public demonstrations have passed through this square, going back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos
Aires may have looked like in the past: the Cabildo takes us back to the late 16th century, while the Palacio Barolo and the traditional cafés carry us to the early 20th. Nowadays, the neighborhood is inundated every day by office workers, buses, and taxis; still, the cobblestones, narrow sidewalks, and subway stations from the 1910s remind us that we are surrounded by history everywhere we look.