Mendoza – The Argentinian beauty

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Come to Argentina and enjoy the beautiful place of Mendoza. This is a city in the western part of Argentina which is in the desert Cuyo area. This is the main centre of the wine industry and is popular across the world. The highest mountain Aconcagua lies near Mendoza and this is the capital of the province of Mendoza.

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Situated in the dry regions of the desert the city of Mendoza has a great irrigation system and also has the best kind of greenery. There are lots of grape trees here in this region and this is where they make the best wine. There are irrigation channels on either side of the road here and there are bridges for all the people on the road and also for the traffic. The city looks beautiful because of its trees here. There are wide avenues here which also lend beauty to the pale.

There are many cities in Argentina which look quite bare and the city of Mendoza is a welcome relief. In the west you would find the Pre Cordillera which is a part of the mighty Andes. The summers here are very hot and they are dry too. January is a little hotter and the temperatures fluctuate here a lot. There is very less humidity here and they make not only the heat but also the cold bearable here. The winters are not as cold and they surely make it a great place to visit.

Mendoza – The Argentinian beauty
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Mendoza – The Argentinian beauty
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Mendoza – The Argentinian beauty
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Come to Parque San Martin here and enjoy this lovely park which is a great place for biking and walking. The zoo in this park is a great place with the loveliest of animals all caged in a small cage. There is a path up to the Cerro de la Gloria. There is a large statue here and the entire view of place is breathtaking. The place is very beautiful after sunset.

Parque San Martin

Mendoza – The Argentinian beauty
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There are many bodegas or wineries here and these offer tours for all. There are many events or tasting wine and this is a nice place to visit during the harvesting time etc. The visit in the wineries here which attract all the tourists are the best way you could enjoy your trip here. There are walk in tours here which the tourists enjoy a lot.

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There are many festivals here which organize parties with a different theme . They are usually with a lot of singing and dancing and the booths here also have a lot of stalls and sell food. The harvest festival here is an important event in the month of February.

Plaza Independencia

Go to the Plaza Independencia which is the main square of Mendoza and is the place where the tourists normally start their exploration round the place. The best buildings are around this place and there are interesting restaurants which dot the place. Also the Mendoza Museum of Modern Art is here under the plaza. This place is visited best at night and you can get to see the lovely illumination in the entire city.

Mendoza – The Argentinian beauty
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 Mendoza Museum of Modern Art

Mendoza Museum of Modern Art
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Visit the Plaza Espana and the Central Park, and also the Casa de Fader which are all major tourist attractions here.