Attractions

Top Choice Monastery in Santa Fe

Convento y Museo de San Francisco

Santa Fe's principal historical landmark is this Franciscan monastery and museum, built in 1680. While the museum is mediocre, the church is beautiful, with an exquisite wooden ceiling. The lovely cloister has a rea…
Top Choice Museum in Santa Fe

Museo Histórico Provincial

In a lovable 17th-century building, this museum has a variety of possessions and mementos of various provincial governors and caudillos (provincial strongmen), as well as religious art and fine period furnishings, i…
Square in Santa Fe

Plaza 25 de Mayo

The center of colonial Santa Fe is a peaceful square framed by fine buildings. The vast Casa de Gobierno was built in 1909 and replaced the demolished cabildo (town council building), seat of the 1852 constitutional…
Museum in Santa Fe

Museo Etnográfico y Colonial Provincial

Run with heartwarming enthusiasm by local teachers, this museum has a chronological display of stone tools, Guaraní ceramics, jewelry, carved bricks and colonial objects. Highlights include a set of tablas – a colon…
Church in Santa Fe

Iglesia de la Compañía

On the east side of the colonial square, the exterior simplicity of the Jesuit Iglesia de la Compañía masks an ornate interior. Dating from 1696, it's the province's best-preserved colonial church.
Notable Building in Santa Fe

Casa de Gobierno

The vast Casa de Gobierno (Government House) was built in 1909 and replaced the demolished cabildo (town council building), seat of the 1852 constitutional assembly.
Brewery in Santa Fe

Cervecería Santa Fe

This is the brewery that produces Santa Fe lager as well as brewing Budweiser and Heineken under license. Free tours run at 4pm Tuesday to Saturday; you'll need to wear sturdy footwear and long pants for safety reas…
Notable Building in Santa Fe

Estación Belgrano

This magnificent old train station close to the river serves to show just how much of a busy regional powerhouse Santa Fe used to be. It's now been turned into a convention center but visitors are free to duck insid…
Church in Santa Fe

Cathedral

Santa Fe's cathedral is dominated by more imposing buildings on this elegant square. It dates from the mid-18th century.