A report unveiled the favorite Argentine places of international travelers. Buenos Aires is the preferred destination for foreigners arriving in the country.Argentina has a lot to offer the world.
According to the latest INDEC International Tourism Statistics, in November there were 244.5 thousand arrivals of non-resident tourists to Argentina, with an interannual increase of 10.3%. The main airports of the country showed important increases in the arrivals of non-resident tourists.
And foreigners who arrive in the country have their favorite destinations. The most chosen options for summer holidays by foreigners in Argentina are Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls, El Calafate, Ushuaia and Northwest of Argentina.
El Calafate is the second destination most chosen by foreigners arriving in the country
“Foreigners choose these destinations, mainly because they are the tourist icons in Argentina.”
The factors that influence when choosing a destination are varied and include connectivity, the tourist and gastronomic offer and seasonality.
“On the other hand, these are internationally known tourist destinations, which makes people more interested in knowing them,” said the expert. Then, with more demand, the frequency of flights increases, causing prices to go down.
“Calafate is known for Perito Moreno, Mendoza for vineyards, Bariloche for its natural attraction and Buenos Aires for its theaters, gastronomic offerings, and culture, since many other destinations are also growing in number of tourists, as it is coming promoting a lot abroad and that evidently continues to generate results, “he explained.
A brief tour of each of the main tourist places in the country.
Tourism in Buenos Aires
From this emblematic site, institutions such as the Casa Rosada, which is the seat of the Government, were founded. It also highlights the Metropolitan Cathedral and the building of the Banco de la Nación Argentina and the Cabildo.
These buildings are the most important to take into account to make the traditional route in the city center. We are sure that you will be impressed.
There are other tourist destinations that you can not miss during your visit to Buenos Aires. One of them is Palermo, which is the largest and at the same time the most modern neighborhood.
It is the preferred place to stay among those who visit the city. The qualities of this town are enough to be on the list of the most visited of the Argentine capital. You can find this variety:
The best restaurants in Buenos Aires, Fashion designer stores, Pubs, Clubs
In addition, Palermo offers you various elemental tourist destinations. The Plaza Serrano is one of them where you will enjoy beautiful natural spaces and talk with the locals.
You should also go to the Botanical Garden, which is a National Monument, with more than 5,000 species of plants, sculptures and greenhouses. You can not stop going to the zoo, the Japanese Garden and the Rose Garden. All are icons of Palermo that give it that characteristic of a cosmopolitan neighborhood.
The Planetarium is the astronomical center of the city of Buenos Aires and is in Palermo. There you can do one of the most traditional walks with the children of the family.
You can see the operation of eclipses, celestial bodies and solar disk projections. Within its spaces there is a museum and an Astronomy library. All entertainment for the little ones.
If you want to be in touch with nature you have to go to the Bosques de Palermo. You will find rose gardens and lakes, which make the place one of the favorite as tourist destinations.
In the northeast you can get to the Río de la Plata and board a boat to take a walk along its waters. It is a beautiful and quiet adventure that you will always remember.
If culture is your thing The Teatro Colón is waiting for you in Buenos Aires. In this imposing place, works such as La Scala in Milan and Opera Garnier in Paris have been presented.
Its historical value represents its date of more than a century. At the present time, different workshops of the productions of their shows are held in this venue. The Superior Institute of Art also works where the future lyrical singers and dancers are prepared.
Additionally, accounts with the National Museum of Fine Arts that has the largest collection of Argentine art. Outstanding works by Picasso, Degas, El Greco, Rembrandt, Goya, Rubens, Rodin, Renoir, Cézanne and Chagall.
The museum has an important photography hall, an area of pre-Columbian Andean art and two terraces of sculptures. It is a good opportunity to connect with art.
If you prefer to walk calmly and with an environment of calm and natural recreation Puerto Madero is for you. It is one of the tourist destinations par excellence of Buenos Aires with a large pedestrian zone.
You can take a pleasant walk around different levees and enjoy the beautiful view of the river. It is ideal to go in pairs and with the whole family.
As a curios fact you should know that Puerto Madero is a neighborhood that pays special attention to the female sex. Its streets are named after women of the arts, sciences, politics and culture.
Additionally, there is the Puente de la Mujer, and several important buildings refer to the female sex. It is a tribute that is made permanently to females.
If you plan to travel to know this paradisiacal place and enjoy this spectacle of nature, here are 10 things you can not miss:
Take a tour in the “Safari Gran Aventura” on the side of the Brazilian waterfalls.
Climb the ecological train and star in a spectacular journey through all its stations.
Visit the ruins of San Ignacio, the Wanda Mines, and you can not miss the beautiful Guaraní Village.
Take a tour of the upper circuit and watch the falls from the top of the Iguazú River.
If you want to observe the impressive falls from below then you must make the journey from the lower circuit that has a variety of walkways that cross the falls.
Visit the Devil’s Throat, it is called the most imposing jump of the whole park, since it has a fall of 80 meters high, there you will live an unforgettable experience.
At lunchtime, nothing better than going to visit the Restaurant “La Selva” where they serve a variety of Argentine dishes, as well as international dishes.
Get on the jungle train and have a romantic tour under the moonlight that ends with a dinner at La Selva restaurant.
In the heart of the Falls visit “La Ventana” which is a rock formation where you can see the hidden jump.
Finally, before the farewell of this spectacular National Park, do not forget to bring a souvenir or gift of the place, as well as postcards that will serve to remind you of your visit.
The Located in the province of Santa Cruz in Argentina, Calafate, is one of the access routes to the Glaciers National Park, which is the largest in the country.
This park was declared a World Heritage Site in 1981, due to its incomparable panoramas, glaciological and geomorphological presence, and animals in danger of extinction.
The Glaciers National Park was created in 1937, with the purpose of protecting the ice and glacier area with more than 600,000 hectares.
Park with great attraction, glaciological and geomorphological, and its fauna in danger of extinction, which makes it unique and exceptional park.
There are constant climatic changes from the high peaks to the Patagonian plateaus; the summits are always snowed; and from there the springs of two of the largest lakes in the continent are poured.
On the left is the southern continental ice field, followed by a special area, where you can find a habitat for a huge variety of birds and mammals, as well as a unique flora.
Ushuaia is a city in Argentina in the department of Ushuaia, capital of the Tierra de Fuego province, Antarctica and the South Atlantic Islands.
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It is the only city in this country that is located on the western side of the Andes, has a port and waters belonging to the Pacific Ocean, although it is not openly recognized as belonging to the Argentine state.
In the end of the world Ushuaia is known worldwide as the southernmost city in the world, and this is much more noticeable as it is a tourist city where many people speak other languages besides Spanish, among which we can highlight Portuguese, English and German.
This city has approximately 57,000 inhabitants, and although it might not seem like it, it has an excellent nightlife, so it is one of the favorite cities for young people when it comes to choosing where to have fun in Argentina.
Train of the End of the World: it is a railway line that connects with the Tierra del Fuego National Park, which reaches the city of Ushuaia and connects with three stations to the west of the city. It is considered the oldest railway in the world.
Yámana Museum: this museum was inaugurated in 1999 with the name of Museo de Maquetas. In its rooms were exhibited images about the life of the original people of Yaganetes, both before and after the arrival of the Europeans. It is permanently open.
Cerro el Castor: serves as a ski center. Its tracks are 26 kilometers, which you can enjoy during several months of the year due to the cold climate of the region.