12 Sights in Rosario, Argentina (with Map and Images)
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1. Sede del Gobierno de Santa Fe
The Popular center of remembrance is a former illegal detention center in Rosario, province of Santa Fe, Argentina. It was used by the provincial police between 1976 and 1979, during the Dirty War, to hold people with no formal charges and torture them, under the pretense of fighting radical left-wing political subversion and terrorism. Most of the detainees were in fact social activists, political dissidents, or merely relatives or acquaintances of people that were ideologically suspect in the eyes of the military junta of the self-styled National Reorganization Process.
2. Distrito Norte Villa Hortensia
Villa Hortensia is a mansion in the city of Rosario, province of Santa Fe, Argentina. It is located on 1917 Warnes St. in Barrio Alberdi, in the north-eastern part of Rosario. It was built in 1890 by architect Boyd Walker for José Nicolás Puccio, founder of Alberdi. It was then sold to Ciro Echesortu, and then in turn to Alfredo Rouillon, married to María Hortensia Echesortu. The wealthy Rouillon family employed Villa Hortensia as a summer residence, taking advantage of its proximity to the Paraná River and its large, tree-shadowed gardens.
3. Juan B. Castagnino Fine Arts Museum
The Juan B. Castagnino Fine Arts Museum is an art museum in the city of Rosario, province of Santa Fe, Argentina, considered the most important of the interior of the country and the second in national terms. It is administered by the municipal government. The museum lies within the Parque de la Independencia immediately outside the city center, at the intersection of Oroño Boulevard and Pellegrini Avenue.
4. Parque Urquiza
The Parque Urquiza is a public urban park in Rosario, Argentina. It is located in the southeastern end of the city center, on top of the Paraná River ravines. It is bordered by 3 de Febrero St., the coastal Belgrano Avenue, Chacabuco St. and the beginning of Pellegrini Avenue. Its name is an homage to General Justo José de Urquiza, President of the Argentine Confederation from 1854 to 1860.
5. Museo Historico Provincial Doctor Julio Marc
The Dr. Julio Marc Provincial Historical Museum is a museum in Rosario, Argentina. It comprises more than 30 rooms hosting collections of archaeological items, Spanish-American art, numismatics, pre-Columbian textile and silverwork crafts, and weapons, complemented by archives, a library, and collections of historical newspapers and maps.
6. Museo de la Memoria
The Memory Museum is a municipal museum in the city of Rosario that deals primarily with political violence and state terrorism in Argentina in the 1970s and 1980s. This is a space to protect the memory of men and women, and it was the protagonist and witness of Argentina's last military dictatorship.
7. Museo de la Ciudad Wladimir Mikielievich
The Museum of the City is a museum in Rosario, Argentina. It is located at 2300 Oroño Boulevard on a corner of the Parque de la Independencia, and is administered by the municipal government of Rosario. It was created on 24 August 1981 during the administration of mayor Alberto Natale.
Wikipedia: Municipal Museum of the City (Rosario) (EN), Facebook, Website
8. Plataforma Lavardén
The Sala Lavardén is an important theater in Rosario, province of Santa Fe, Argentina. It is formally called Teatro Provincial Manuel José de Lavardén and is part of the culture center of the same name, in turn administered by the provincial state.
9. Basílica Catedral de Nuestra Señora del Rosario
The Cathedral Basilica Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary is a minor basilica and cathedral dedicated to the local Virgin of the Rosary, in the city of Rosario, province of Santa Fe, Argentina. It is the mother church of the Archdiocese of Rosario.
Wikipedia: Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary (EN)
10. Centro de Expresiones Contemporáneas
Cultural Center of Contemporary Expression Center (cec) in Rosario City, Santa Fe Province, Argentina. It belongs to the city of Rosario, in an ancient port granary on the banks of the Parana River, at the eastern junction with Sergeant cabral.
Wikipedia: Centro de Expresiones Contemporáneas (ES), Website
11. Anfiteatro Municipal Humberto de Nito
The Humberto de Nito Municipal Amphitheater is an amphitheater located in Urquiza Park in the city of Rosario, Santa Fe Province, Argentina. It is a replica of a Greek theater with capacity for 5000 spectators.
12. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Rosario
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Rosario is an annex to the Juan B. Castagnino Fine Arts Museum that is devoted to contemporary art. It's located in the city of Rosario, province of Santa Fe, Argentina.
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