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Sightseeing in Mendoza - what to see. Complete travel guide

Mendoza This city is a world-famous center that manufactures excellent Argentine wine and olive oil. In summer it's an excellent resort full of fascinating routes and excursions, and in winter the city turns into a paradise for skiers.
The most in demand gastronomy destination of Mendoza is the Florentino restaurant which offers its guests a huge variety of dishes of international cuisine. The restaurant is open for … Open
In 1861, the city suffered from a great damage – a disastrous earthquake destroyed all buildings and monuments. During the creation of a new project of the city all seismic features have been taken into account. New squares have become much wider and the streets are located on the distance from each other.
Just like the majority of cities in the country, Mendoza resembles a standard European city. In the center of the city there is a lot of greenery, so both locals and travelers traditionally love walking there. As the city is located in a fairly arid region, you can see numerous man-made channels on its territory. These channels are designed to maintain a humid microclimate in Mendoza. The creation of the artificial irrigation system made it possible to decorate the territory of the city with greenery, which is not usual for the natural environment of this region. In addition to this, there are famous vineyards around the city. While walking on the city’s streets you will see at least one channel on each of them. In order to make the movement more comfortable, the streets are connected by bridges. Copyright
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 … Open
The Independence Square and the biggest pedestrian street Sarmiento are located in the center of the city. All other streets are perpendicular to the main one. On these cozy streets you will find contemporary restaurants, cozy bars, cafes, and shopping centers. The largest park of Mendoza is named San Martin and is located in the western part of the city. The territory of the park contains a football field, a zoo and many architectural monuments.
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National and city parks around Mendoza
♥   Provincial Park 'Cordon del Plata' , 15.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Provincial Park 'Volcán Tupungato' , 103.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Provincial Park 'Cerro Aconcagua' , 114.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'El Leoncito' , 131.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Mendoza from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Portillo Ski resort

From the series “Stunning beauty places of the earth, unknown to tourists”
Today you can hardly imagine that there was almost no tourist infrastructure 20 years ago on the health resort. There were only the excellent slopes and ski lifts, which the athletes and the supporters of the winter sports. In just a few years Portillo has changed fundamentally. In 1996, the city became the location of the World Ski Championships. Today the infrastructure of the health resort is expected to be 500 people. The tourists, who want to spend a few days here, should book the rooms in advance, since the resort is accessible to visitors only 3.5 months per year. 20 ski slopes of different levels of complexity and 12 ski lifts are at the disposal of the skiers. … Read further

Sightseeing in Argentina: things to see

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, Рrovincial Мuseo de Нistoria de Мarcus 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. … Open
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