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Best Free Tours in Rosario
Multicultural art, nature along the Parana River, interesting shops and elegant architecture. These are just some of the things you will discover with Free Walking Tours in Rosario thanks to your knowledgeable local guides. There are many interesting tours to choose from, but we recommend joining the Essential Rosario City Tour first. This engaging walk will help you discover history and the main landmarks of the historic center, as well as amusing anecdotes impossible to find in history books! The next day, if you want to learn about the darker history and subcultures of the city, join the Free Tour of Pichincha Quarter. You will walk through authentic streets, full of local color, where you will find the best bars, restaurants and markets. Finally, Rosario is Lionel Messi’s hometown and the seat of a “Church” of Maradona. So, join a Free Soccer Tour and understand Argentine’s passion for this sport.
Highlights of a Free Tour in Rosario
Rosario is one of the oldest and most cosmopolitan cities in Argentina, as well as the cradle of the nation. Emigrants from Italy, Spain, Ireland, among other countries, have been part of its culture for more than a century. With Free Tours in Rosario, you will explore the historic center, located around Veinticinco de Mayo, an elegant square named after the date the country was born. Nearby you will find the Palace of the Lions, the Cathedral Basilica Our Lady of Rosario, the Post Office Palace, the Museum of Decorative Art and the Bola de Nieve residential building. Just a short walk away is the most important monument of Rosario, the National Flag Memorial. There, the hero Manuel Belgrano raised the Argentine flag for the first time, in 1812. Linking this monument and Veinticinco de Mayo Square is the Pasaje Juramento, an avenue where you can enjoy the best architecture in Rosario.
Things to Do in Rosario
Have you already joined all Rosario Free Walking Tours? Don’t worry! Rosario is the third largest city in Argentina and offers all the attractions of a great cultural and economic metropolis. Art lovers should know that the best art exhibitions are held at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Rosario (MACRO). In addition, the Provincial Historical Museum “Dr. Julio Marc” exhibits ancient indigenous artifacts and it is a good place for learning about Argentine and American history. On the other hand, Rosario was founded next to the impressive Parana River, and it offers many activities to outdoorsy travelers. The Balneario La Florida extends over four kilometers. In summer, its river beaches are full of local tourists, open-air bars and public spaces to play football or volleyball. Rosario is also a perfect destination to discover Argentina’s soccer. So don’t miss your chance to catch a game!