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Shopping in Argentina - outlets, shopping streets and boutiques

Just like any other tourist country, Argentina has many shopping areas where visitors can purchase all kinds of souvenirs and memorable items connected with the country and certain destinations. La Boca is a popular destination for tourists who are in a shopping mood. The choice of souvenirs and other goods for sale is maximal here, but the prices are also high. Calabaza, a pot that is used to drink mate, is an interesting souvenir from Argentina. It is possible to buy these pots in any market in the country. Classic versions are made of gourd, but there are more exclusive variants, such as calabaza with silver or gold accents. Many tourists buy calabaza together with mate – everyone who has tried this drink at least once cannot forget its exceptional taste. Mate prices can be very different, so tourists with any budget can purchase this delicious souvenir.
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All kids of items connected with gaucho cowboys are a classic Argentinian souvenir. This can be everyday clothes or something some ethnic like a poncho, different accessories, and much more. In Argentina, there are even shops that specialize in selling thematic items.
Rhodochrosite, a mineral mined in Argentina, is another popular souvenir choice. It can be used in simple items and fabulous jewelry. If you like this mineral, consider visiting Cousino jewelry shops – there are several of them in Buenos Aires. Copyright
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Many large and popular shopping centers are located in the central part of Buenos Aires. As a rule, they have high prices, but it is still interesting to visit these shopping centers as many of them have already become local landmarks. Galerías Pacífico is considered the most attractive shopping center in Argentina. It is a great place to visit simply to enjoy gorgeous décor and fabulous drawings on the ceiling. Besides that, there are usually free exhibitions on the top floor of the center.
San Carlos de Bariloche allalba The Abasto Shopping, which is open in the neighborhood of Balvanera, is one more large shopping center in the capital of Argentina. In the past, there was a market on the site of this shopping center. Nowadays, it is a large and very beautiful building. It is very interesting to visit this shopping center with children because of numerous attractions that include a real Ferris wheel. In Abasto Shopping, visitors can see a small but very precise copy of the city, and children are welcome to try different professions. Needless to say, it is also a wonderful place to shop, eat, and simply have fun.
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Distrito Arcos, which is open in Palermo, is one of the most original and unusual shopping centers. Perhaps, this shopping center offers goods that are not much different from items sold in other shopping centers of the city. However, Distrito Arcos has an interesting concept and is located along the railroad. It is one of the rare places where visitors can enjoy the fresh air and make all necessary purchases meanwhile.
Buenos Aires If you want to buy some drink as a souvenir from Argentina, it must be nothing but wine. A bottle of fine wine can be not only a wonderful reminder of a vacation but also an excellent gift. It is possible to buy local wine virtually everywhere, even in a small supermarket, so you don’t need to waste your time searching for some specialty store. Tourists on a budget may want to visit local Chinese stores that offer many quality but inexpensive items. During a vacation in Argentina, it is literally a crime not to try local pastries and sweets that are famous for their unusual taste. It is possible to buy all kinds of desserts in many shops and supermarkets. Finally, Fernet is another popular drink in the country. This is a bitter herbal liqueur that tourists also buy as a souvenir.
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It is not a secret that the country is passionate about football and tango, so virtually every shop offers items connected with these themes. These can be simple mugs, t-shirts, magnets, and many other goods. Needless to say, there are many items with football stars Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi who have gained worldwide recognition and popularity. Grape seed oil is one more potential souvenir. Moreover, local oil is exceptionally fragrant. Known for its healing properties, the grape seed oil is good for elderly people and allergies sufferers.
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♥   Shopping area ' 9 de Julio Street' Córdoba. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Avenida Alvear' Buenos Aires. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Avenida Santa Fe' Buenos Aires. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Cordoba Street' Rosario. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Córdoba Avenue' Buenos Aires. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Florida Street' Buenos Aires. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Güemes Street' Mar del Plata. On the map   Photos

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Iguazu Falls

From the series “Greatest Waterfalls on Earth”
Iguazu National Park is well known to the visitors of Brazil and Argentina. This natural reserve is divided into two parts and lies on the territory of both countries. A complex of waterfalls of the same name is located in the heart of the reserve which is also considered the property of the two countries and is one of the natural attractions of world importance. The waterfall is about 82 meters high only while the total width of the complex is striking, it reaches 4000 meters.

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Shopping malls, boutiques and outlets in top cities of Argentina

Buenos Aires
Galerias Pacifico is the second most popular shopping center in the city. It is located on the main pedestrian street and occupies a building with a century-long history. You should definitely visit it to purchase stylish designer clothing and accessories. It presents a huge choice of fashion boutiques. Yet, some of the most popular city's restaurants are situated here. On the top floor there are art galleries, which you can enjoy free of charge. At night, fans of tango are gathering in the … Read more
San Carlos de Bariloche
A small container for drinking mate called calabaza is considered the most Argentine and inexpensive souvenir. You can also buy it as an interior decoration. You don’t have to buy a special bombilla tube in this case. Traditionally, calabaza is made from pumpkin. The simplest variations of this vessel are sold on the local market. They are inexpensive. If you want, you can buy a painted calabaza with gold and silver inlay. The cheapest option costs about $1. The highest price depends solely … Read more
Luna Souvenirs positions itself as a gift shop but is equally popular among tourists and locals. A wide selection of festive products is always available to customers. Many visit the store in search of beautiful figure candles, ceramic and porcelain crafts. Women will surely like wonderful handmade soap, and for the thriftiest tourists, the store always p[resents a wide range of postcards, magnets, and mugs. In the immediate vicinity of Mendoza, you can find Palmares. This shopping center … Read more

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