Attractions

Top Choice 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…
Museum in Mendoza

Museo Fundacional

Mendoza’s recently renovated 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 i…
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. There are benches, sculptures and placards identifyin…
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…