As a country of contrasts, Argentine has much to offer to visitors - from spacious beaches to rocky mountain tops, from beautiful waterfalls and wild deserts to dense forests, from hermitical villages to modern metropolises. It’s truly amazing that such diversity of nature and culture can be found in one country.
The majority of landmarks is located near or in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentine. The district of La Boca is considered the historic center of the city. Tourists from all over the world arrive there to see numerous old buildings, churches and squares. While walking on the streets of La Boca, you will see such landmarks as Metropolitan Cathedral, Plaza Del Congreso Square, El Pilar Church, the Congress building, Santo Domingo Basilica, as well as many other beautiful old buildings. Fans of shopping will be pleased with Plaza Dorrego district that is famous for its numerous shops and markets. There are many buildings that belong to the colonial period in the city, many of which are located on La Costanera waterfront. Without a doubt, Buenos Aires is the main cultural center of the country. The city is home to as many as 120 museums, the most popular of which are the Museum of Natural History, the National Museum of Decorative Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, the International Art Gallery, the Museum of Latin American Art, Fernandez Blanco Museum, Casa Rosada Museum, the Museum of Cinema and Caricature Museum.
Salta is another popular tourist destination in Argentine. This city is mostly famous because of several important churches and monuments. Every year thousands of pilgrims arrive in Salta to visit San Francisco Church, San Bernardo Church and numerous Jesuit temples. Some churches are said to have supernatural power. For example, the statue of Virgin Mary and Jesus can cure different diseases according to locals and pilgrims.
Your travel to Argentine won’t be complete without a trip to Cordoba. This is an old city that is home to such famous landmarks as San Carlos Universidad, Iglesia De Los Capuchinos, Provincial Museo de Historia de Marcus de Sobremonte, numerous old buildings and other architectural sights. Finally, the best natural reserves in the country are located in Patagonia, where green hills and dense forests border with deserts.
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