Argentina is famous for its diversity and natural beauty in a landscape that helps in adding to its attractiveness. It boasts of cities and colonial towns that have vibrant culture and superb cuisine, exotic wildlife and jaw-dropping scenery. Consequently, it is nowadays among the most popular travel destinations.
The following are the 10 best attractions that you should visit in this country.
1. Iguazu Falls
These falls, which are among the new 7 wonders in the world, are situated on the border of Brazil and Argentina. The average flow of its brink is 1.3 million liters for every second and it spans 2 km. These falls consist of approximately 275 individual cascades and waterfalls.(image by SpeedingDragon).
2. Perito Moreno Glacier
The Perito Moreno Glacier, which is situated 48 miles away from El Calafate town, is a huge attraction for tourists, most of who come to El Calafate just to visit it. The tourists can use three viewing areas that are on the land or a small boat on the Argentino Lake to view the glacier. This glacier is 19 mi (30 km) in length.
3. Mount Fitz Roy
This mountain, which is also referred to as Cerro Fitz Roy or Monte Fitz Roy, is near El Chalten village, which is in the southern part of the Patagonian Ice Field. Tourists who visit El Chalten for one day from the El Calafate city love to hike in the mountain area. Mountaineers find it one of the most challenging mountains in the world.
This small village, whose formal name is San Carlos Bariloche, is famous for its Swiss style architecture, chocolate shops, and more importantly, the snowcapped mountains that surround it and beautiful lakes. It is a gateway to spectacular outdoor activities and landscapes. For this reason, all tourists must stay there for a minimum of two nights.
5. Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, which is the capital city of Argentina, is famous for its vivid nightlife, gourmet cuisine, and European architecture. It is the largest city in this country and the starting point of all tours. In addition, it is a great place for spending some days during your Holiday in Argentina.
Ushuaia, which is the most southern city in the world, was once a penal colony owing to its isolated location. It is situated on the edge of the South American continent. Nowadays, it is a popular base for wildlife viewing, winter sports, and Antarctica cruises. Hence, it is among the most popular places for tourists to visit when they are in Argentina.
7. Puerto Madryn
This city, which is situated on the Gulfo Nuevo shores, is famous for being the Peninsula Valdes gateway. In addition, it is a summer destination that attracts tourists to its numerous beautiful beaches.(image by bucaorg).
8. Mar Del Plata
This city is the top beach resort in the country. Mar del Plata, which is situated on the Atlantic Coast that is in the province of Buenos Aires, has lively culture and sandy beaches that are a major attraction for millions of tourists.
This city is the second largest in Argentina after Buenos Aires. Cordoba, which is surrounded by mountains and valleys, is famous for the numerous Spanish colonial buildings that it has. You can find most of these monuments, churches, and historic places in the city center in an area that is referred to as Jesuit Block.
Mendoza, which is the Mendoza Province capital city, is a popular destination for tourists because of its wine and its proximity to Aconcagua, which is the highest mountain in America. This city is on the eastern part of Andes and it offers access to outdoor activities like river rafting, horse riding and hiking as well as beautiful scenery.
The aforementioned attractions make Argentina an immensely enjoyable place to visit. It would therefore be a shame if you fail to visit it because you will not have a chance to see everything that it offers. Hence, without further ado, you should start arranging to go for a Holiday in Argentina so that you can visit these places.
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