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Argentina sightseeing. Travel guide - attractions, sights, nature and touristic places

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.
People in Argentina enjoy having fun, and they start doing this right from the first day of the New Year when the country has the national fiesta. In …
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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. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Argentina is a country with a giant territory, so its climate and nature are very diverse. The Andes or Andes Cordillera have their highest peak at …
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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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Argentina is a real world record-holder, as there are a lot of unique sites. Here, travelers can go by train along the southernmost railway in the world and visit the southernmost town on the Earth called Ushuaia. Argentina is one of those countries that are interesting to visit in any season. On its territory, there are upscale and excellent ski and beach resorts.
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One of the popular beach resorts is Mar del Plata that is characterized by the mild climate and huge number of beautiful beaches. The guests of the resort can take part in many marine entertainments. There are excellent aquariums and dolphinariums. Competitions in water sports are also held here. The resort is primarily suitable for family recreation. During the year, it welcomes almost 6 million tourists.
Argentina has a lot of interesting national symbols and traditions. One of the bright symbols here is tango. The guests of some cities can attend dance lessons right in the streets. In city squares, performances of famous music bands are often held. Many stores sell special clothes and shoes for dancing. Tango shoes are very popular with representatives of the gentle sex.
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Argentina is also one of the leading wine producers. There are very interesting wine tours for travelers. Some wineries have long gained a status of famous historical attractions. The integral part of such excursions is the tasting of the best wines. Argentina is also a perfect place for shopping. Here, beautiful items are made of silver. The tourists often buy inexpensive clothes and accessories of genuine leather.
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina. The travelers who are indifferent to music can buy here a new guitar. In many cities and towns, there are special music stores. Among gastronomic souvenirs, Argentine wines, mate tea and accessories for making it are very popular among tourists. The travelers who want to buy items of genuine leather, fur and wool should definitely keep a receipt from the store that confirms that these things have been officially bought.
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Famous and uniques places in Argentina from our review series

Templo Libertad Synagogue

From the series “The most luxury and famous synagogues”
Templo Libertad Synagogue is located next to Plaza Lavalle in Buenos Aires. It has been considered a historical monument of national significance since 2000. Construction of the religious monument began in the late 19th century. It was fully completed in 1898. The Jewish community living in Buenos Aires increased significantly in the coming decades. This led to the need to rebuild the synagogue. It acquired its current features in 1932. The best architects in Argentina worked on the design of the new building.

Experts have some difficulties in accurately defining the architectural style of the synagogue even today. This building harmoniously combines features of the Byzantine and Romanesque styles. One of the main decorations of the facade is a large semicircular arch. It is … Read all

Basilica de Salta

From the series “The Most Astonishing Orthodox Churches”
Basilica de Salta has placed in the northern-western part of Argentina in a town Salta. This cathedral is also an outstanding landmark of the world meaning. The church has placed right in the centre of the town. It was beginning to build in 1856 at the place of the old that was destroyed by the earthquake. The cathedral building was finished in 1882, its façade has a tremendous decoration.

The inner decoration was made in the Baroque style. There were saved original stained-glass windows, columns, luxurious gilded altar and other elements of decoration. Today there works an interesting museum which collections include art collections and antique things. Their visitors can see wonderful antique furniture, pieces of national clothes, a great number of wonderful paintings and sculptures. … Read all

Buenos Aires

From the series “Permanently Sinking Cities and Regions”
Argentina also has been suffering from the flooding for a long period of time. Residents of Buenos Aires get used to such water-related disasters. The last major flood was in December 2016. About 600 people were evacuated and two residents are still reported missing with the flooding. The main reason for destroying flooding is the storm. Due to the last disaster, a lot of people lost their houses. The level of water in houses was about 1,5 meters.

Locals note that the flood had happened unexpectedly, that’s why many residents couldn’t save their things. For last years, serious flooding takes place on a regular base in Buenos Aires. This natural disaster posed a major setback to the city in 2013. As a result, the disaster caused eight deaths. One of them was the subway’s worker. He … Read all
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Hokkaido: The Japan’s Hidden Gem

As countries start reopening their borders for vaccinated travelers, it is time to think of new mesmerizing journeys to new locations. Moreover, as tourism is not back on track completely, today’s travelers can see even the most popular destinations without the usual hordes of tourists. While Tokyo is hosting the Olympics, let’s take a look at one of the most untouched and beautiful parts of Japan – Hokkaido. Read this

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Sightseeing in popular cities of Argentina

Buenos Aires
The best shops in Buenos Aires can be found in Calle Florida Street, which is, by the way, a pedestrian zone. However, the street, which is home to numerous boutiques and shopping centres, will be of a great interest not only because of its shops, but also because of its architecture. San Telmo. Once San Telmo, the oldest district in Buenos Aires, used to be the place, where the elite lived. In 1870, during the epidemic of yellow fever, the aristocracy left San Telmo and moved to the north of … Read more
San Carlos de Bariloche
The Museum of Patagonia remains one of the most interesting cultural venues in the city. The museum is named after Francisco Pascasio Moreno. The venue was officially open in 1940. Nowadays, it exhibits an interesting collection of various historical artifacts. Nature science and anthropological items are of a particular value and importance. A part of the museum’s halls is dedicated to modern exhibitions. Numerous art meetings and literature presentations often take place there. For several … Read more
Mendoza
While walking along the banks of the Mendoza River, you can see another interesting attraction - the Inca Bridge. This bridge is located in a fairly inaccessible area, at an altitude of 1,719 meters above sea level. The exact date of its construction is unknown. Locals connect a lot of interesting legends with this bridge. According to one of them, the bridge has a divine origin. Near the bridge, there are several thermal springs, and also the Mountaineering Museum. For everyone who wants … Read more

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