Top Choice Monument in Rosario

Monumento Nacional a La Bandera

Manuel Belgrano, who designed the Argentine flag, rests in a crypt beneath this colossal stone obelisk built where the blue-and-white stripes were first raised. If rampant nationalism isn’t your thing, it’s neverthe…
Top Choice Gallery in Rosario

Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes

This gallery is worth a visit for its inventive displays of contemporary and 20th-century artworks from the Macro collection, and its small collection of European works, which contains a couple of very fine pieces.
Top Choice Park in Iguazú Falls

Parque Nacional Iguazú

On the Argentine side of the marvelous falls, this park has loads to offer, and involves a fair amount of walking. The spread-out entrance complex ends at a train station, with departures every half-hour to the Cata…
Top Choice Ruins in Misiones

Jesús de Tavarangüe

The restored church at Jesús was never finished. The spectacular trefoil arches (a nod to Spain’s Moorish past) and carved motifs of crossed swords and keys make it perhaps the most picturesque of all the Jesuit rui…
Top Choice Waterfront in Rosario


Rosario’s most attractive feature is its waterfront, where what was once derelict warehouses and train tracks has been reclaimed for the fun of the people. It stretches some 15km from its southern end at Parque Urqu…
Top Choice Island in Rosario

Paraná Delta

Rosario sits on the banks of the Río Paraná upper delta, a 60km-wide area of mostly uninhabited, subtropical islands and winding riachos (streams). It’s rich in bird and animal life, and even the closest islands fee…
Top Choice Church in Quebrada de Humahuaca

Iglesia de Susques

Susques is well worth a stop for its terrific village church. Dating from 1598, it has a thatched roof, cactus-wood ceiling and beaten-earth floor, as well as charismatic, naïve paintings of saints on the whitewashe…
Top Choice Gallery in Valles Calchaquíes

James Turrell Museum

Colomé Bodega boasts a stunning museum designed by artist James Turrell, featuring a permanent exhibition of nine of his works. These are utterly memorable installations involving light and the strange frontiers of …
Top Choice National Park in Valles Calchaquíes

Parque Nacional Los Cardones

Flanking the winding RP 33 from Salta to Cachi across the Cuesta del Obispo, this takes its name from the cardón (candelabra cactus), the park’s most striking plant species. The most picturesque part is the Valle En…
Gallery in Rosario

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Rosario

Housed in a brightly painted grain silo on the waterfront, this is part of Rosario’s impressive riverbank renewal. It features temporary exhibitions, mostly by young local artists, of varying quality, housed in smal…