Argentina is a South American country that is bordered by Bolivia, Paraguay and Brazil that are also the famous countries of South America. Argentina is ranked as the 8th most populous country in the world having an area of about 2,780,400 kilometers squares. The total number of provinces of Argentina is 23 and one autonomous city (the federal region). The country has a lot to serve you especially the attraction spots and points are there for tourist leisure and amusement. Some of these much-known places are as follows:
Firstly lets we take a look at one of the most famous national park of the country. The park is situated in Southwest of Santa Cruz Province, Argentina. Los Glaciares National Park is the largest national park in Argentina stretching over an area of 726,927 ha. The park was inaugurated in May 11, 1937 and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981. The name of the park invokes to the giant ice cap in the Andas range that has 47 large glaciers. The ice cap is the largest ice cap in Greenland and Antarctica. The park is a perfect place to hang out and to make your free time enjoyable. The weather of the park also favors its visitation. The cool and moist temperature climate and the snow fall during the colder months make it worthy in front of the tourist who wants to have a perfect day at a perfect place. The Los Glaciares National Park is a piece of land full with an exceptional and breath-taking natural beauty featuring sky high scraggy mountains and turquoise several glacial lakes. These mesmerising lakes include Lake Argentino that is a 160 km long lake and has its own charm and beauty. The park has a perfect landscape and is an excellent example of glaciations. Various types of forests, steppe and high altitude vegetation are included in the park’s area. In addition to its beauty and charm, the park endeavours you complete safety and security and in case of any emergency, the park’s authorities are fairly capable of handling and overcoming such kind of juncture. The park’s property has particularly trained and specialized technical and administrative staff. Park rangers are there to provide a full security. Fire brigade and support park rangers are also there in any situation of urgencies. Besides the superintendence and main administrative office, several additional units are distributed all across the area of the park. The tourism towards the park is incrementing day by day and services like road improvements, constructions, walkway systems, services for visitors, restaurants, cafes and toilets are making the image of place far much better than it’s past.
Jesuit Block and Estancias of Cordoba is a cultural site affluent with its history. The place is a former Jesuit reduction constructed by missionaries in the Cordoba province, Argentina. The place was declared as a World Heritage Site in 2000. Each estancia of Cordoba contains its own set of buildings and its own church. The Jesuit Block is a kernel of the Jesuit buildings like the university, the college, the residence of the Society of Jesus and the church. The Block has five estancias (Farming Estates). Beside of this five estancia, the block has secular and religious erections that depict the exclusive and unique social, economic and religious experiments that were carried out back in the era of 17th and 18th century. A 150 year along religious, social and economical are illustrate by the building. The total area of the Jesuit Block is 38 ha. The five estancia of the block includes Alta Gracia that is located at the distance of 36 km from the block, Jesus Maria, located at 48 km far from the building, Santa Catalina that is 70 km away from the block, Caroya situated 44 km apart from the block and last but not the least La Candelaria that is distant 220 km from the block. Each of this estancia includes a church, a priests’ residence, work areas, ranches of slaves, hacienda for indigenous people, farm houses, hydraulic systems like canals, irrigation, ditches, brake waters etc and a large piece of land for cattle breeding. The Jesuit block and the estancias are an exceptional example of the hybridization of European and Native American culture and a spice to that are the contributions of African slave laborers. For its tourist’s guidance and help, there is a general cultural tourism lane that has a framework to enhance and promote the cultural tourism.
Café Tortoni is a Parisian style café, music and dance venue. The café is located in Avenida de Mayo, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The place was constructed in 1858 by architecture Alejandro Cristophersen. The café was inaugurated by French whose sir name was Touan. The Café Tortoni was named after The Parisian Café of the same name. The café has an honor to be selected among the ten most beautiful cafes in the world. Equally famous among national and international visitors, the café hosted many celebrities including politicians, eminent idols and international renowned names like Albert Einstein, Federico Garcia, Hillary Clinton and Juan Carlos de Borbon. The basement of the café serves as a stage for music artists and for fairs of book and poetry. The classic Tortoni is very much notorious with tourists as it acts as a tourist trap due to its remarkable services and heavenly divine and gusto food that it offers. Wondering to have churros (fried pastry dough) with hot chocolate is probably one of the best imaginations you can have. Having a coffee at the peaceful place like Café Tortoni and watching the Tango show in the evenings make your trip unforgettable. It is a bit expensive but after your time spending over here you will not regret your money. The café is an elegant example of Buenos Aires’ primeval World charm.
Tourists, who are interested to look over the history of Argentina, particularly related to fossils and botanical items cannot find a place better than La Plata museum. The museum is a natural history museum situated in La Plata, Argentina. The museum was opened on November 19, 1888. The building of the museum is 135 meters high in length and today has about 3 million fossils including 44000 botanical items. A 58000 collection library that is serving more than 400 university researchers is considered to be as a treasure of education. The museum serves a wide range of visitation including 8% tourist outside from Argentina per year. The foundations of the museum were led by Francisco Moreno. In his childhood, he was very much fond to collect fossils and bone findings and his desperation unwittingly were laying the pillars for future La Plata Museum. In starting of his working, Moreno had to face a lot of difficulties to maintain the institution and his collections. But later on his collections drew the attention of people especially associated to anthropological community. The structure of the building is a typical Greek Roman style building having two floors that contains 23 rooms. The building has an oval structure and is covering an area of 7000 square meters. Besides of its enchanting interior, the entrance of the building is furnished with two saber-toothed tigers. The place is a must see place that will give you and your children both enjoyment and education at the very same time. Different parts of the building are specified for different findings. The ground floor’s rooms are dedicated to Earth, time, matter, zoology and mineralogy. Giant skull of a blue whale or grand diplodocus amazes its viewers. The first floor is used for depicting the American cultures from the very ancient stages and lastly the Egyptian room is a worth watching for its unique culture.
The General San Martin Park is situated in the city of Argentina, Mendoza. The construction of the park was started on December 6, 1896. Under the supervision of landscape architect Carlos Thays, the park was named after General Jose de San Martin who led the Argentina war of independence. The park covers an area of 393 ha to which 34 sculptures serves as the décor of the paths and roads. The Rose Garden is also present here that was inaugurated in 1919. The idea of the construction of the park came when Mendoza in 1861 was badly affected by earthquake causing diseases like diphtheria, measles and cholera. When the city’s reconstruction was formulated, the building of the park was also present in that proposal. The park has beautiful lakes, lavish green grassy lawns, network of walking, cycling pathways and a much more. These cyclic paths lead to different city attractions like a football stadium, scenic lookout and a zoo. The majestic gates at the entrance of the park will welcome you heartily and compel you to take a visit of this magnificent piece of land. In short, every aspect that the park offers is simply adorable and one cannot get bored after arriving the General San Martin Park.
Galileo Galilei Planetarium is situated in the province Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Planetarium was established in December 20, 1966. The mapping of the Planetarium was started in 1958. And after that the construction began under the supervision of architect Enrique Jan in 1962 and finally the building was then opened in 1966. The building has a very fine and classy structure having five floors, six stair cases and a 66 feet diameter room with 360 seats. The inside of the building is shaded with reflective alumina. The museum is notable because of some interesting facts and figures like it has a piece of lunar rock that was brought back to the earth and was gifted to the museum by Richard Nixon. The museum is a hub of collection of hundred million years old marine life and ammonite fossils and a metallic meteoroid is displayed on the entrance. Also a Copernican which is a German instrument dating back from 1901 is displayed in the museum. Several children show monitoring functions, educational lectures and special workshops for children are held over here. So for that reason, the museum is liked by the children. The museum contains two basements, one of them has a specialized library, rest rooms, administrative offices and air intakes. And the second has the engine room, the tank and the audiovisual production department.
Now comes the cutest and innocent place of Argentina; The Republic of Children. The Republic of Children which is also known as the “city of children” is a theme park situated in La Plata Partido, Argentina. This theme park is a tiny city for children having all those faculties that an original city has. The city has a parliament, a government house, the court house, airport, port, theatre, church, restaurants, hotels etc. it is a 52 ha of land that was built by Eva Peron Foundation. It was opened on 26 November, 1951. Eva Peron; the founder of this small city did not attend the inauguration because she was suffering from cancer and had died several months later. Addition to its charm is that the place was visited by Walt Disney in 1950 and he was very much astonished by the charismatic beauty of this park and decided to build Disneyland over here.
Parks are considered as an increment to the beauty of the city soothe Argentina has a wide range of parks. Lazema Park is a leafy city with statues and monuments and is often considered as one of the finest sculpture gardens. It is a public park in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The park was founded in 1536 and since that time up till now it is obliging as the most attraction grabbing spot. The surroundings of the park were improved and enhanced in 1901 and by the addition of a number of buildings like Bar Britanico; it is still popular among natives. This park right in the heart of San Telmo is a peaceful and freshening area in the bustling city. You can hike, bike, play, do outdoor activities and have different sports in n the park to make your time healthy and enjoyable.
Buenos Aires Zoo is one of the largest and famous zoos in the city. As the name is indicating, the zoo is situated in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The project of building of zoo began in 1874 and the zoo was opened on 11 November 1875. At that time, a small section was dedicated for animals. It is covering an area of 45 acres. The zoo has an endless variety of different species of animals and it is near to impossible that you cannot find an animal in this zoo. 89 species of mammals, 175 species of birds and 49 species of reptiles giving a total of about 2500 animals make this zoo the most notable. The Buenos Aires Zoo’s institution has a goal to conserve the species, conduct researches and by the findings and conclusions made by these researchers, educate and preach the people. The zoo is a free style zoo that means there are some animals that are in the cages others are housed on the islands in the zoos many ponds and some are roam freely. Peacock, nutria, rabbits, native birds, rodents and monkeys room the park freely. The zoo has also a farm, an aquarium, a reptile house and a tropical rain forest. The farm of the zoo has pet animals like donkeys, sheep, goats, chickens, turkeys, cows, horses, rabbits and rosters. The aquarium has many penguins and fresh water fish including piranha. The aquarium also contains seals and a sea lion show for which the visitors have to pay some extra money. The reptiles are placed in the reptile house of the zoo. The tropical rain forest is not a home to many animals; it is a two story building having a tropical plant life and an indoor waterfall.
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