8 Sights in Corrientes, Argentina (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Corrientes, Argentina. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Corrientes, Argentina.

Sightseeing Tours in Corrientes

1. Iglesia San Francisco

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The Church and Convent of San Francisco is a Catholic temple and Franciscan convent under the invocation of San Francisco Solano, located at 420 Mendoza Street in the city of Corrientes, capital of the homonymous province, Argentina. Its construction began around 1589, after the arrival of the friar Luis de Molina, although it was completed around 1607. In 1638 the chapel was built, which was rebuilt between 1861 and 1867, adopting a neoclassical style. Restored in 1948, the complex was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1951.

Wikipedia: Convento de San Francisco (Corrientes) (ES)

2. Escuela Normal Juan Manuel Estrada

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The Normal School "José Manuel Estrada" is located at 2120 Sargento Juan Cabral Street, in the City of Corrientes, Province of Corrientes, Argentina. Locally it is known as Regional School. In 2014 it was declared a "National Historic Monument", according to decree 230 signed by President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. The façade of the building reads "ESCUELA Nmal. OF PROFESSORS JOSE MANUEL ESTRADA».

Wikipedia: Escuela Normal José Manuel Estrada (ES)

3. Monumento El Águila

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Monumento El Águila

The Armenian genocide was the systematic destruction of the Armenian people and identity in the Ottoman Empire during World War I. Spearheaded by the ruling Committee of Union and Progress (CUP), it was implemented primarily through the mass murder of around one million Armenians during death marches to the Syrian Desert and the forced Islamization of others, primarily women and children.

Wikipedia: Armenian genocide (EN)

4. Iglesia Catedral

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Iglesia Catedral Dario Alpern / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Cathedral Church "Nuestra Señora del Rosario" of the city of Corrientes, Argentina, belongs to the Archdiocese of Corrientes. It is located at 1542 Hipólito Yrigoyen Street, in front of Sargento Cabral Square. It was built in the period of years between 1854 and 1863, until the building was officially enabled in 1872 with the transfer of the images of the old Mother Church.

Wikipedia: Catedral de Corrientes (ES)

5. Parque Mitre

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Parque Mitre Natalia Quintana Vázquez / CC BY-SA 4.0

Mitre Park is a park located in the city of Corrientes. It is known for its monument and lighthouse. It also includes the murals called "Combat of the Battery Bridge" and "The Captives". In the left section of the park you can find the public baths and the Higuerón.

Wikipedia: Parque Mitre (Corrientes) (ES)

6. Anfiteatro Mario del Tránsito Cocomarola

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Anfiteatro Mario del Tránsito Cocomarola

The Amphitheater "Mario del Tránsito Cocomarola" is an open performance hall in the city of Corrientes, Argentina. This amphitheater owes its name in honor of Mario del Tránsito Cocomarola, chamamecero bandoneonist musician from Correntino.

Wikipedia: Anfiteatro Cocomarola (ES), Website

7. Columna Conmemorativa de la Fundación de la Ciudad de Corrientes

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The Commemorative Column of the Foundation of the city of Corrientes is a national historic monument of Argentina, located near the access to the General Manuel Belgrano Bridge, in the city of Corrientes, capital of the homonymous province.

Wikipedia: Columna conmemorativa de la fundación de Corrientes (ES)

8. Teatro Vera

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The Official Juan de Vera Theater, known simply as Teatro Vera, is located at 637 San Juan Street, in the City of Corrientes. The current building was inaugurated on May 25, 1913, and was restored and reopened in 2005.

Wikipedia: Teatro Vera (ES)


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