Top things to do

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…
Top Choice Multicultural in Rosario

Encuentro de Colectividades

In November on the riverbank at the intersection with Dorrego, this 10-day party is divided into dozens of areas representing the countries of origin that make up the nation. National food, dress, music and dance pe…
Top Choice Basque in Rosario

Zazpirak Bat

From outside, this Basque cultural center gives few clues that there's a restaurant inside, and the menu seems a little humdrum at first glance. But what a place this is. Fish and seafood are prepared to give maxim…
Top Choice Spanish in Rosario

La Marina

Just above the flag monument, this basement place decorated with faded Spanish tourism posters is a top spot for inexpensive and really delicious seafood, like rabas (calamari) or succulent river fish on the grill. …
Parrilla in Rosario

Don Ferro

The handsomest restaurant in town, Don Ferro is exquisitely set in an old brick railroad shed, with a delightful terrace on the platform, excellent service and seriously delicious meat. The menu is wide-ranging, tho…
Vegetarian in Rosario

Rincón Vegetariano

This mostly vegetarian place is focused on healthy eating and weight loss and offers a huge range of meat-free hot and cold dishes to eat in or take out. There are always all sorts of deals going, with an all-you-ca…
Gay in Rosario


Set behind the imposing facade of a former church, this mainly gay place kicks off at weekends with a variety of music from drum ‘n’ bass to house.