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Rosario - Santa Fé - Argentina

The city of Rosario in Santa Fe province. It is the second city in commercial activity in Argentina. The tourists have a wide variety of hotels, restaurants, car rental agencies, entertainment to enjoy your visit to the city of Rosario.

Rosario city is found by the Paraná river at 173km from Santa Fe city and at 300km from Buenos Aires city. It’s Santa Fe province’s most important city. Rosario is the financial, industrial and commercial center of the agricultural and drover region. The most important historical event that happened at Rosario was the first rising of Argentina’s flag by General Manuel Belgrano in February 27th 1812.

The city’s interesting points are:

  • The national historical monument to the Flag (monumento a la bandera). Inaugurated in 1957, it has 3 parts. The first, made to remember the Revolution of May of 1810, the second part is the patio in memory of the state and the third part is the triumphal propyleum that represents the nation organized by the 1853’s constitution while underneath the room of honor to the flags of the Americas is located.  
  • Our Lady of the rosary (Nuestra Señora del Rosario) Basilica which is located in front of the main park 25 de Mayo.
  • The Lions’ palace (Palacio de los leones) which is the local executive power.
  • Independence’s park (Parque de la independencia). Designed by landscaper Carlos Hays, it’s an over 150ha green lung.
  • The municipal museum of fine arts Juan B. Castagnino. The Urquiza park, in it’s found  the municipal astronomical complex, the Luis Carballo planetarium and the experimental museum of Science.
  • The city’s rafters of over 5km by the Paraná river, where various restaurants and scattering places can be found.
  • San Lorenzo city. Located at 25km from the city. San Carlos de Borromeo historical convent and the  Glory’s country (Campo de la Gloria) where in February 3rd 1813 the historical battle of San Lorenzo happened  can be visited.
  • The Rosario-Victoria bridge. It’s a modern shrouds bridge that crosses the Paraná river joining the localities of Rosario in Santa Fe and Victoria locality in Entre Rios. The bridge is over 600m long and it has two tower over 126 meters high.  The vial complex has over 60km between both localities.

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