Top 500 places to visit before you die (P.128) San Carlos de Bariloche: Switzerland of Argentina

09-06-2023

(WorldKings.org) Bariloche, known by the Argentinians as the "Switzerland of Argentina", is famous for its mild climate with eight transparent lakes, mountains, caves, natural scenery, chocolate factories, river trout, and nightclubs.

San Carlos de Bariloche has many must-see attractions such as the Iglesia Catedral Nuestra Señora del Nahuel Huapi cathedral, the port of San Carlos, the Swiss-style administrative center, the Patagonian Museum, the Emilio Frey Library, and many exhibition halls. The city's town hall has a clock tower, at 12:00 and 18:00 daily there is a parade of iconic characters with unique and colorful costumes.

 

After developing many public buildings and Apls-style architecture, the city emerged in the 1930s and 1940s as a major tourist center in the winter. Bariloche is a ski and extreme sports paradise in the Cerro Catedral, Villa la Angostura and San Martin de Los Andes.

 

There are mountain huts and trails for tourists. If you are not strong enough to climb, you can use the Cerro Otto cable car to climb up.

 

In summer, tourist activities such as trekking, cycling, climbing, golfing, horseback riding, fly fishing, paragliding, or boating are ideal activities. Visitors will greatly enjoy visiting the lake, exploring caves and archaeological sites with rock art, and enjoying the incredible beauty of the fresh natural environment here.

 

San Carlos de Bariloche's cuisine is an attraction here. Chocolate Mamuschka is the best in Argentina with all kinds and flavors. In addition, there are dishes and drinks that are considered specialties of Argentina such as Locro, Asado, and grape wine.

 

According to the Internet


Brian (Collect & Edit) - WORLDKINGS (Source of photos : internet )

 

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