GENERAL PARK SAN MARTÍN
Undoubtedly, it is a walk that should not be missed on any visit to Mendoza. The entrance to General San Martin Park is 11 blocks from the hotel.
It was designed in 1896 by the architect Carlos Thays, renowned French landscaper, and combines in it the English and French tradition of 19th century gardening.
It is one of the most important urban green spaces in Argentina. It currently covers 307 hectares cultivated, 17 km. Of routes and 82 hectares of expansion. It has a forest patrimony with more than 300 species originating from North America, Asia, Europe and Australia that have turned it into a vegetal universe, full of streets and roads specially constructed to make its route more pleasant.
El marco de entrada a este hermoso oasis verde está dado por los famosos *Portones del Parque* que fueron encargados en los primeros años del siglo XX por el Sultán Rojo de Turquía a esa fundición escocesa *Walter Macfarlaine & C°*, pero, tras su derrocamiento, los majestuosos portones quedaron sin dueño y fueron comprados, en 1907, por el Gobierno de Mendoza para enmarcar el acceso al Parque San Martín.
Within the park you can go through the groves, the rose garden, the lake, the sports clubs and climb Cerro de la Gloria, with its monument to the Liberating Army, a short distance from the Greek Theater * Frank Romero Day *. More info
The Sarmiento Peatonal is the obligatory meeting place for both Mendoza and tourists. It is located in the heart of the city, just 4 blocks from the hotel. Surrounded by trees and pergolas is a very picturesque and comfortable place in summer by the shade it delivers. There are numerous shops and confectioneries. It was inaugurated in 1989 and also houses notable buildings such as the San Martín Passage (Paseo Sarmiento 45), the Iglesia San Nicolás and Santiago Apóstol (Paseo Sarmiento 160), the Bolsa de Comercio (Paseo Sarmiento 165) and the Provincial Legislature (Paseo Sarmiento 249 ). The walk ends at the famous Plaza Independencia, main square of the city.
Of Mendoza. With 1600 m2 of extension, it has a central source of dancing waters and a fair of artisans who meet on weekends. Under its central esplanade are the Municipal Theater Julio Quintanilla and the Municipal Museum of Modern Art. More info
Unparalleled cocktail of flavors, aromas and colors, it is the oldest commercial center of Mendoza. Since the end of the 19th century, it offers a wide variety of fresh and top quality products to the people of Mendoza and tourists who walk in their aisles with amazement. It is located in Av. Las Heras between Patricias Mendocinas and Spain streets, just 5 blocks from the hotel.
The Central Market is part of the history of Mendoza, since it is difficult for the people of Mendoza to abandon their traditions, especially when it comes to a good habit such as the consumption of fresh and top quality food, as well as the possibility of being served by the Business owners, in many cases.
To the great variety of products ordered in an artisan way is added the food court, with varied options ranging from fast food to more elaborate dishes. Pastas, pizzas, empanadas, panchos and hamburgers, but also salads, omelettes, tacos, quesadillas, barbecue, rabas or rice with calamares.
The usual customers, the occasional visitors, who are going to look for something specific. Tourists from the rest of the country and the world. Neighbors of the Capital and Mendocines of each of the departments of the province. Generoso, the Central Market of Mendoza, opens to anyone who wants to enjoy an unparalleled experience of flavors, aromas and.
colors. A classic that is a party for the senses and that will not go out of fashion even if it has been stopped in time. More info
STREET ARISTIDES VILLANUEVA
Also known as * The street of bars *. It is a central avenue of the city of Mendoza, 8 blocks from the hotel. Space for recreation and recreation mainly chosen by young people and tourists. During the day there are cafes, restaurants and designer clothing stores. During the night, dancing places and bars are part of the public offer of this artery. The gastronomic offer is very varied and also the famous * beer yards *. There is no way to choose a table on the sidewalk and enjoy a good time watching people go by !.