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Top 12 Tourist Attractions in Argentina

Popular Argentina landmarks and tourist spots

  • 1 Iguazu Falls

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    An areal view of part of Iguazu Falls.
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    The spectacular South American Iguazu Falls, which are located along the border of Brazil and Argentina, are considered a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site. These falls are much taller (or longer, however you want to look at it) than Niagara Falls and are nearly four times as wide, with an impressive 275 different cascades and individual waterfalls plunging about 270 feet into the gorge below ...

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    A lighthouse on the Beagle Canal in Argentina
    One of the great destinations in Argentina is the Beagle Canal. The climate is relatively consistent year-round, and it has some great activities for travels and amazing landscapes for photographers. The best vacation along this area is taking a cruise from Ushuaia through the canal, bays, and islets, plus there are plenty of great animals, birds, and places to see ...

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    Some Tierra del Fuego land and mountains in South America.
    The Land of Fire – Tierra del Fuego, one of the hottest destinations on this side of Chile and Argentina. Tierra del Fuego is full of promise – its many islands entice you to their shores, into an adventure unlike any other. It really is a combination of fire and ice. It is near the Antarctic Polar Circle while also belonging to the southern end of the American continent ...

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    Part of the beautiful Lake District of Argentina
    The Lake District of Argentina is in Patagonia's northernmost point and has some of the most spectacular scenery with snow-capped mountains and beautiful clear lakes. This area truly gets the traveler back to the basics of nature.Some of the wonderful scenery and activities that travelers can participate in along Argentina's beautiful Lake District include:• The Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi is one of the most popular National Parks in Argentina and is perfect for hikers in the summer and skiers in the wintertime to see some of the most remarkable surroundings ...

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  • Valle de la Luna - Ischigualasto thumbnail
    A Sphinx-like rock formation in the Valle de la Luna.
    In northwestern Argentina in the San Juan province lays the remarkable national park and geological formation of Valle de la Luna – Ischigualasto. It's close to the border of Chile and also borders the Talampaya National Park in La Rioja. It's part of the Pampean Hills and features some amazing scenery, and it's historically important.There are a variety of things to do in this Valle de la Luna – Ischigualasto, such as:• Paleontologists and dinosaur lovers will find some of the oldest known dinosaur bones from the late Triassic period ...

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    The Laguna Azul in the Nahuel Huapi National Park.
    The Nahuel Huapi National Park was set up in 1934 and is Argentina's oldest and largest national park. In the midst of the park stands the Nahuel Huapi Lake at the foothills of the Patagonian Andes. It spans an area of 7,050 sq. km. It comprises three geographical zones—the Altoandino with perennial snow at an altitude of 5,200 ft, the Andino-Patagónico at lower levels, and the Patagonian steppe ...

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    The Perito Moreno Glacier in Patagonia.
    The Perito Moreno Glacier is located in the Los Glaciares National Park, south-west Santa Cruz province, Argentina. It is one of the most important attractions of the Argentine Patagonia. It has an area of 250 sq km, is 30 km long and is one of the 48 glaciers the Southern Patagonian Ice Field feeds from the Andes Mountains ...

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    The Fitz Roy Mountain peaks.
    Near El Chaltén village is Monte Fitz Roy, located near the south Patagonian Ice Field, Patagonia, Argentina. It is known variously as Cerro Chaltén, Cerro Fitz Roy and Mount Fitz Roy. Though just half the sizes of the Himalayas, trekkers here find it extremely difficult to climb the granite faces of these mountains ...

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    A vineyard in the Mendoza Wine Region.
    At the heart of Argentina's wine-making industry is Mendoza Province, responsible for many of the major wineries here. Today, this region has emerged as a brilliant wine destination of this country. Grape varieties: Situated in the Andes' eastern foothills, vineyards are planted at the height of 1,970–3,610 feet above sea level ...

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    The Valdés Peninsula in Patagonia, Argentina.
    On the Northeastern coast of Patagonia in Argentina lays one of the most beautiful places in the world called the Valdez Peninsula, and in 1999 it was listed by UNESCO as one of the World Heritage Sites. It is relatively close to Puerto Madryn, and for those who truly want to get away from it all, this is the ideal spot.Nature lovers will absolutely love some of the things to see and do in this remarkable Valdez Peninsula include:• For whale loves, this is one of the best (of the very limited places) to get a good viewing of the Southern Right Whales, as well as Orcas, between May and December ...

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    Quebrada de Humahuaca rock formations.
    Northwestern Argentina seems to have an abundance of some of the most amazing scenery in the world, and the Quebrada de Humahuaca is a narrow valley in the Jujuy province, lying 932 miles north of Buenos Aires. It's a 96-mile long valley with a border by the Sub Andean hills to the east and the high plains Altiplano at the widest point of the Andes.There are a variety of activities in the Quebrada de Humahuaca, including:• The town of Humahuaca is the main town of this long valley whose most famous feature is the Church's clock tower with the figure of Saint Francisco Solano that comes out and makes the sign of the cross at noon every day when the clock chimes 12 ...

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  • 12 La Boca

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    Colorful houses in the La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires.
    In a barrio or neighborhood of Argentina's capital city, Buenos Aires, La Boca is very European since its early settlers were from Genoa, Italy. It is one of Buenos Aires's 48 barrios and is located in the southeast part of the city, near its old port. Most people residing here are chiefly Spanish, Italian, French, German, Basque, and Arab.Walk down the road and discover the city's pedestrian arts and crafts ...

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