Attractions

Top Choice Museum in San Antonio de Areco

Museo Gauchesco Ricardo Güiraldes

This sprawling museum in Parque Criollo dates from 1936 and is largely dedicated to Ricardo Güiraldes, author of the novel Don Segundo Sombra, and local gaucho history and culture in general. The entrance is in a re…
Top Choice Cathedral in La Plata

Catedral de la Plata

Construction began on La Plata's spectacular neo-Gothic cathedral in 1885, but the building wasn't inaugurated until 1932, and the twin steeples were only completed in 1999. The design was inspired by medieval churc…
Top Choice Church in Luján

Basílica Nuestra Señora de Luján

Luján's undisputed focal point is this imposing neo-Gothic basilica, built from 1887 to 1935 and made from a lovely rose-colored stone that glows in the setting sun. The venerated statue of the Virgin sits in the hi…
Top Choice Architecture in La Plata

Casa Curutchet

The famed French-Swiss architect Le Corbusier only built two structures in the Americas: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard, and Casa Curutchet. The strikingly modern house, commissioned by the Argentin…
Top Choice Museum in Tigre & the Delta

Museo de Arte Tigre

Tigre’s grandest museum is located in a magnificent 1912 social club. Inside, it showcases the work of famous Argentine artists from the 19th and 20th centuries. Perched on the river bank in glorious grounds, the bu…
Museum in La Plata

Museo de La Plata

Founded in 1884, this excellent museum features the paleontological, zoological, archaeological and anthropological finds of famous Patagonian explorer Francisco P Moreno. The eclectic collection includes Egyptian t…
Museum in San Isidro

Museo Pueyrredón

This colonial villa was once the home of revolutionary hero General Juan Martín de Pueyrredón. Inside the building has been beautifully preserved and contains historical displays and re-creations of the colonial-era…
Park in La Plata

Paseo del Bosque

Plantations of eucalyptus, gingko, palm and subtropical hardwoods cover Paseo del Bosque, parkland expropriated from an estancia at the time of the city’s founding. It attracts a collection of strolling families, sm…
Museum in San Isidro

Quinta Los Ombúes

This beautiful quinta (country house) is now a museum that's worth a look. The rooms leading off the Spanish-style central patio contain period furniture and antiques as well as a few of the personal belongings of t…
Museum in Luján

Museo del Transporte

Luján's transportation museum displays a remarkable collection of horse-drawn carriages from the late 1800s, the first steam locomotive to serve the city from Buenos Aires, and a monster of a hydroplane that crossed…