Parque el Desafío

Discover Parque el Desafío in Gaiman, Argentina: A retiree's challenge to build an outdoor wonderland out of trash.

Cabildo de Córdoba

Discover Cabildo de Córdoba in Córdoba, Argentina: One of the oldest colonial buildings still standing in South America.

Lourdes’ Grotto

Discover Lourdes' Grotto in Mar del Plata, Argentina: A grotto replicating one of the world's most famed Marian apparitions sits across the ocean from the original.

Sanctuaries of Difunta Correa

Discover Sanctuaries of Difunta Correa in Caucete, Argentina: Trash-filled shrines to an unofficial saint known for her endless breast milk dot the highways of Argentina.

The Time Capsule of Ushuaia

Discover The Time Capsule of Ushuaia in Ushuaia, Argentina: This plaza at the end of the world teems with monumental tributes to a problematic history, and laser discs.

Campo del Cielo Meteorite Field

Discover Campo del Cielo Meteorite Field in Almirante Brown Department, Argentina: A vast landscape of craters created by meteorites.

Argentine Vintage Funeral Cadillacs

Discover Argentine Vintage Funeral Cadillacs in Caleu Caleu Department, Argentina: The clients of these mysterious hand-crafted funeral cars took their last ride in style.

Jaramillo Petrified Forest

Discover Jaramillo Petrified Forest in Deseado Department, Argentina: Conifers from the Jurassic Period transformed into stone in Patagonia.

Tierra Santa

Discover Tierra Santa in Buenos Aires, Argentina: Bible stories are brought to life with gloriously cartoonish kitsch in this South American theme park.

Rocsen Museum

Discover Rocsen Museum in Nono, Argentina: One man's quest to collect artifacts from every aspect of human life has resulted in this eclectic Argentinian museum.

Abandoned Cemetery of San Andres de Giles

Discover Abandoned Cemetery of San Andres de Giles in San Andres de Giles, Argentina: Crumbling crypts and overgrown graves rise just out of arm's reach in this forgotten Buenos Aires graveyard.

Borges Memorial Maze

Discover Borges Memorial Maze in San Rafael, Argentina: This Argentinian hedge maze is an intricate tribute to a famous surrealist author.

Wanda Mines

Discover Wanda Mines in Wanda, Argentina: A small but industrious mining operation that allows visitors to touch precious gems while they are still in the rock.

Tafí del Valle Menhires

Discover Tafí del Valle Menhires in Tafí del Valle Department, Argentina: Mysterious and ancient carved standing stones.

Strange House

Discover Strange House in Cafayate, Argentina: Visit this odd display of indigenous style in Argentine wine country.

Thermal Baths of Villavicencio

Discover Thermal Baths of Villavicencio in Las Heras Department, Argentina: Mineral springs believed to hold therapeutic properties draw in visitors from all over.


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