Promenade in Spain Park next to the Parana River in Rosario, Argentina.

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Top choice in Rosario

Rosario’s most attractive feature is its waterfront, where the area that 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 Urquiza to the city’s northern edge, just short of the suspension bridge crossing into Entre Ríos province. It’s an appealing place to wander and watch what’s going on, from the plentiful birdlife and impromptu fútbol (soccer) games to massive cargo ships surging past on the river.

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Nearby Rosario attractions

1. Parque de España

0.32 MILES

This mausoleum-like edifice houses a cultural center and is a river bank landmark.

2. Costanera Sur

0.34 MILES

The grassy zone below downtown includes plenty of space for jogging and courting, as well as the Estación Fluvial building, where you can find eating and…

3. 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…

4. Casa Natal de 'Che' Guevara

0.43 MILES

The apartment building at Entre Ríos 480 was where Ernesto Guevara Lynch and Celia de la Serna lived in 1928 after the birth of their son, Ernesto Guevara…

5. Paraná Delta

0.78 MILES

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…

6. Museo de la Memoria

1.05 MILES

A former army HQ, not far from where police held, tortured and killed people during the Dirty War, this museum seeks to remember the violence and victims…

8. 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…