Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Mendoza

Museo Fundacional

Mendoza’s Museo Fundacional protects excavations of the colonial cabildo (town council), destroyed by an earthquake in 1861. At that time, the city’s geographical focus shifted west and south to its present location…
Top Choice Gallery in Mendoza

Museo Municipal de Arte Moderno

This is a relatively small but well-organized facility with modern and contemporary art exhibits. Free concerts and theatrical performances are usually held here on Sunday night at 8pm – stop by for the weekly progr…
Church in Mendoza

Iglesia, Convento y Basílica de San Francisco

Many mendocinos (people from Mendoza) consider the image at this church of the Virgin of Cuyo, patron of San Martín’s Ejército de los Andes, miraculous because it survived Mendoza’s devastating 1968 earthquake. In t…
Museum in Mendoza

Museo Histórico General San Martín

Honors José de San Martín, the general who liberated Argentina from the Spanish and whose name graces parks, squares and streets everywhere; the Libertador is dear to Mendoza, where he resided with his family and re…
Viewpoint in Mendoza

Terraza Mirador

A good place to orient yourself is the Terraza Mirador, which is the rooftop terrace at City Hall, offering panoramic views of the city and the surrounding area.
Park in Mendoza

Parque General San Martín

Walking along the lakeshore and snoozing in the shade of the rose garden in this beautiful 420-hectare park is a great way to enjoy one of the city’s highlights. Walk along Sarmiento/Civit out to the park and admire…
Mountain in Mendoza

Parque Provincial Aconcagua

The region's most famous park is Parque Provincial Aconcagua, home of 6962m (22841ft) Cerro Aconcagua, the highest peak outside the Himalayas and a favorite climbing destination. Reaching the summit requires a commi…
Notable Building in Mendoza

City Hall

City Hall offers panoramic views of the city and the surrounding area.