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 Gallery in Rosario

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 European works, which contains a couple of very fine pieces.
Top Choice Waterfront in Rosario


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 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…
Gallery in Rosario

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Rosario

Housed in a brightly painted grain silo on the waterfront, this is part of Rosario’s impressive riverbank renewal. It features temporary exhibitions, mostly by young local artists, of varying quality, housed in smal…
Museum in Rosario

Museo Histórico Provincial

The well-presented collection features plenty of post-independence exhibits plus excellent displays on indigenous cultures from all over Latin America. Particularly interesting is the collection of baroque religious…
in Rosario


Rosario’s cathedral is a slender construction with a high single nave and dome decorated with stained-glass panels depicting the life of the Virgin. It’s one of several attractive buildings around the Plaza 25 de Ma…
Beach in Rosario

Balneario La Florida

Rosario's best beach is Balneario La Florida, with services and a safe bathing area. Picturesque stalls behind it sell river fish. A four-day pass costs AR$50. The summer-only 'Linea de la Costa' bus heads here from…
Museum in Rosario

Museo de la Ciudad

Opposite the racetrack in a tin-roofed bungalow, one of Rosario's loveliest buildings, this enthusiastic museum is the place to begin an exploration of Parque Independencia. An excellent bilingual leaflet will lead …
Museum in Rosario

Museo de la Memoria

A former army HQ, not far from where police held, tortured and killed during the Dirty War, this museum seeks to remember the violence and victims. If you can read Spanish, you'll find it's a small but very moving d…