Popular Places to See in Argentina

Argentina is a beautiful country surrounded by picturesque glacier, a tropical rainforest, scenic waterfall, and vineyards. Argentina is also well known as the birthplace of the world’s most famous dance, the ballroom tango. This incredibly vast country offers amazing vistas and unforgettable holidaying experience of a lifetime.

Here are the list of few most popular places to see in Argentina:

 1. Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is the capital city of Argentina and one of the most exciting and the popular city of the world. City with a great nightlife,  amazing art, delicious food, tango dancing, and much more fascinating things to see and enjoy. The city is well known as the South American Paris because of its great architectural buildings.

2. Barrancas de Belgarano park

One of the most stylish dances of the world, tango has originated in Argentina. Try it yourself, you will definitely get excited watching at the sequences and the music. Just head to the bandstand at the Barrancas de Belgarano park of Buenos Aires to enjoy the amazing outdoor experience of this beautiful dance.  Here, the casual milonga ‘La Glorieta’ performance take place on Sunday evenings around 8pm.

3. The Andes

Andes mountain range is the world’s longest continental mountain range located in South America. It stretches almost the whole length of the western edge of Argentina. It offers one of the most picturesque mountain range with high deserts, beautiful lakes, great destination for hiking and trekking. Mount Aconcagua is the highest peak of Andes and the continent. It is also well known as the “roof of the Americas”.

4. Iguazú Falls

Iguazú Falls is one of the top destinations of South America. It is taller than Niagara Falls and twice as big in width in a horseshoe shape. This grand waterfall is the result of a big volcanic eruption of the past which had left the large crack here. The view of the fall is extremely and surprisingly beautiful. The great force and noise of the waterfall  is so large that it will remain alive in the thoughts for a long long time. Iguazú Falls lie in between Brazil and Argentina in the midst of a rainforest.

5. Glaciar Perito Moreno

Glaciar Perito Moreno is one of the most stunning glacier in this region of the world. It is located on the southern part of the Los Glaciares National  Park. It is 30km long, 5km wide and 60m high. It is so exceptional in the world because of the fact that it is one of the very few glacier that is constantly changing. The glacier advances up to 2m per day.

6. Peninsula Valdes

It is located on the Atlantic coastal region of Argentina. It is most famous as one of the world’s biggest wildlife reserves. Visitors come here especially to see the breeding ground of the whales. Once in Peninsula Valdes, you can see elephant seals and large numbers of sea lions in their natural habitat. You could also witness the great killer whale, Orcas.

7. Mendoza

Argentina is well known for its Malbec wine, produced in the vineyards of the city of Mendoza. Wineries offers tours and a free wine tastings. Apart from the wineries, Mendoza is just few miles away from Mount Aconcagua. Surrounded by the most beautiful scenery, it was once the location for the Brad Pitt’s movie “Seven Years in Tibet”.

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