Attractions

Top Choice Ruins in San Ignacio

San Ignacio Miní

These mission ruins are the most complete of those in Argentina: atmospheric and impressive for the quantity of carved ornamentation still visible and for the amount of restoration. The interpretation center provide…
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 Waterfall in Parque Nacional Iguazú

Garganta del Diablo

A 1.1km walkway across the placid Río Iguazú leads to one of the planet’s most spectacular sights, the 'Devil’s Throat.' The lookout platform is perched right over this amazingly powerful, concentrated torrent of wa…
Top Choice Monastery in Santa Fe

Convento y Museo de San Francisco

Santa Fe's principal historical landmark is this Franciscan monastery and museum, built in 1680. While the museum is mediocre, the church is beautiful, with an exquisite wooden ceiling. The lovely cloister has a rea…
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 Waterfront in Rosario

Costanera

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 Museum in Corrientes

Museo de Artesanías Tradicionales Folclóricas

This intriguing museum in a converted colonial house has small displays of fine traditional artesanía (handicrafts) plus a good shop, but the highlight is watching students being taught to work leather, silver, bone…
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 Waterfront in Posadas

Costanera

In the afternoon, the costanera comes alive with joggers, cyclists, dog walkers, mate sippers, hot-dog vendors and young couples staring at Paraguay across the water. Pride of place goes to 'Andresito,' a huge stain…
Top Choice Museum in Santa Fe

Museo Histórico Provincial

In a lovable 17th-century building, this museum has a variety of possessions and mementos of various provincial governors and caudillos (provincial strongmen), as well as religious art and fine period furnishings, i…