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8 best things to do in Tigre, Argentina to soak in the beauty of the City

By Shamanthika - July 20, 2020
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Overview

Tigre city in Argentina, South America is very popular. Located close to Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina, the city is just mesmerising. It is known worldwide for its little islands and serene waterways. Simply, the best experience in the city is to float on these rivers and relax at your own pace. The city is also known for its wildlife species, in fact, it’s named after jaguars/tigers which used to roam around. These pleasant boat trips and visiting nature reserves are amongst the best things to do in Tigre. The city also has other options to entertain its visitors. It is also a historic town, with several art galleries and museums. If you love art, visiting the Museo de Arte is the best thing to do in Tigre. With great restaurants, amusing theme parks, casinos, rowing clubs, here are the 8 best things to do in Tigre. Happy Reading!

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8 best things to do in Tigre, Argentina

  1. Puerto de Frutos – Visit the marketplace
  2. Boat tour in Tigre – Float on the Tigre river
  3. Parque de la Costa – For many thrilling rides
  4. El Museo del Mate – Know the history of mate
  5. Museo de Arte Tigre – the great museum in Tigre
  6. Paseo Victoria – Walk and relax
  7. Trilenium Casino – Try your luck
  8. Dine at the best restaurants – Taste authentic food

1. Puerto de Frutos – Visit the marketplace

This is the most famous attraction in Tigre city. Puerto de Frutos is the best escapade for many locals in Argentina, to escape the hustle and bustle. Located closer to Buenos Aires, this place is also easy to reach. At Puerto de Frutos, you can witness the crowded market place and shop for some local produce and souvenirs. There will be several shops selling local handicrafts to home decor items. Above all, Puerto de Frutos also has several restaurants and cafés. You can drop by the market in the early noon and have your brunch here!

2. Boat tour in Tigre – Float on the Tigre river

Choose your favourite boat and hop into it. Sit back and soak in the beauty of the rivers in the town. The boat will take you through yesteryear canals and bridges. It will expose you to the rural side of the town. You will see grocery boats, medical boats, school bus boats. . . Interesting, isn’t it? Other than this, you can also get touristy as much as you want! Ask the boatmen to stop by fishing spots. You can also do bird watching on the boat.

Tigre in Argentina
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3. Parque de la Costa – For many thrilling rides

Want to experience some thrilling rides in Tigre? Head to Parque de la Costa, an amusement park. With several thrilling land rides, water rides, Parque de la Costa will amuse you. There are roller coasters, merry-go-rounds that can light up your holiday mood. It’s the best choice to visit if you have kids because it’s the largest amusement park in Argentina.

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4. El Museo del Mate – Know the history of mate

One of the most important attractions in Tigre is El Museo del Mate. This museum is dedicated to Argentine history, customs and traditions. Once you are here, you will get to know about Argentine mate and why do they drink it. This hot herbal drink called the yerba mate is very famous in the country. At the museum, you can take a stroll around and enjoy interacting with the locals. Mate tea is exclusively known for its flavours around the world. I hear from you. Yes, Of course, you can taste it as well!

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Also Read: Tea cultures from around the world

5. Museo de Arte Tigre – The great museum in Tigre

Overlooking the river, Tigre’s art museum is one of the magnificent buildings in Argentina. It houses a wide range of historical collections which dates back to many centuries. The museum is also known for its architecture and design. Hence it is also the most-photographed attraction in Tigre. Above all, Museo de Arte Tigre is a haven for history lovers. Hop on a museum tour with a tour guide and know the country’s past.

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6. Paseo Victoria – Walk and relax

Stroll with your loved one along the Luján river and relax by seeing the sunset. If you want to cycle around the Paseo victoria path, hire a cycle and pedal along. Or if you want to sit and enjoy a picnic with your family in Tigre, Paseo Victoria is the place to be! Paseo Victoria is a scenic walk away in Tigre enchanting its visitors. There are also shops lined around where you can drop by to for quick bite and beverages.

7. Trilenium Casino – Try your luck

Try your luck when you are in Tigre. Visit the most famous Trilenium Casino in the city centre. With table games, slots and electronic gaming machines, the casino sets up a great gaming vibe. Above all, the Trilenium Casino is about three floors, full of fun. And the best part of the Casino is its food. The Trilenium Casino also serves yummy food at its famous restaurants. So, roll the dice and check your luck!

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8. Dine at the best restaurants – Taste authentic food

At Tigre city, you can enjoy your meal experience. The city has many fabulous restaurants and cafés serving the best food to you. Located by the riverside, there are several cafés letting you admire the outdoor seating and food as well. Few other restaurants are situated in the countryside of Tigre, serving you authentic food of the region. There is also a famous ice cream shop called Heladeria Via Toscana. Do not miss to taste the icecream from here, they are very very tasty.

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