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Culture of Mendoza. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Art and Wine at Bodega Salentein Mendoza is a scenic city with unique natural attractions and historical landmarks. A major part of the tourist spots is concentrated in the central region of the city which is totally banned for cars and public transport. During the trip the city visitors may observe the General San Martin Park (the Parque General San Martin) and set in its neighborhood church of St. Francis. The religious landmark has not survived till nowadays. The major part of once significant building is now ruined.
Walking tour through the city is a most common way to go sightseeing as the central streets of Mendoza are closed for any transport. The favorite spot of recreation among city residents and … Open
The city offers several original museums for tourist visiting. The Pedro del Castilio Square hosts the Historical Regional Foundation Museum which tells its visitors about the most significant events of the past ages. True admirers of arts will love the Cornelio Moyano Museum, which presents a rich collection of antiques apart from ancient paintings and statues.
An appealing and symbolic cultural establishment is the National Wine Museum. During the tour travelers will discover the top secrets of the winemaking process and will be offered to try the astonishing drinks of local wineries. The Casa de Fader, being a historic house museum, is set in an ancient mansion of the end of the 19th century which was once home to famous artist Fernando Fader. The mansion has totally preserved the atmosphere and ambience of the past ages and its ample rooms keep the artworks of the artist and the collection of his private things. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1. The rainiest season in Mendoza is considered to be summer. Heavy rains can sufficiently change the touring plan of travelers and city guests. The most favorable season for visiting … Open
The nearest suburbs of the Mendoza city locate some significant natural attractions. The well-known balneal resort Villavicencio is in demand not only among the enthusiasts of health tourism but among scenic nature fans. The most significant natural attraction is considered to be the Inca’s Bridge (Puente del Inca) which is located above the Mendoza river. The unique natural creation by its form and appearance really resemble a huge bridge made of stone. However it was not created by mankind.
Mendoza Hiking fans will get enthused with scenic Atuel Canyon. In its beauty and natural majesty the Canyon can be compared only to the Grand Canyon, located in Colorado. Not far from the Canyon one will find the Diamond Lagoon (Laguna de Diamante) which is among the most important tourist destinations of Mendoza.
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Culture guide to Mendoza. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Mendoza: temples, museums, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Mendoza. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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