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Travel tips for visiting Rosario

In this post we share some Travel tips for visiting Rosario: the must-sees of the city, activities outdoor,  activities for kids, where to go shopping, where to eat, what applications downloaded into your phone, etc.

Travel tips for visiting Rosario

20 Things to Do in Rosario

  1. Take the lift to the top of “Flag Monument” and enjoy spectacular views of the city at night
  2. Enjoy a summer day and sunbathe at “Balneario La Florida”
  3. Learn more about the national history at “Museo Histórico Provincial de Rosario”
  4. Enjoy entertainment shows at “Parque de las Colectividades” in September
  5. Discover the most important collection of Argentinan contemporary art at “Museo de Arte Contemporáneo”
  6. Make a picnic at “Parque España” while enjoy the view of the Paraná river
  7. Discover the history of Rosario from the perspective of everyday life of its inhabitants at “Museo Municipal de la Ciudad”
  8. Admire the Italian altar of “Basílica Nuestra Señora del Rosario”
  9. Take a walk through “Peatonal Córdoba” and go shopping
  10. Cross the river to the island on kayak and spend a day at the beach
  11. Enjoy a beer at Fenicia Brewery
  12. Soccer fans visit the stadiums of “Newell´s Old Boys” and “Rosario Central”
  13. Go shopping at “Alto Rosario”
  14. Discover the house where Che Guevara was born
  15. Try your luck at the largest casino in Latin America
  16. Take a walk through Bulevar Oroño and discover the various architectural styles of the houses around
  17. Taste “alfajores rosarinos”
  18. Visit “Jardin de los niños” and have fun with your kids
  19. Visit retro market and buy antiques at Pichincha neighbourhood
  20. Take a boat ride on the Paraná River and take a picture to the Rosario-Victoria Bridge

Useful Apps

  • Rosario Turismo: It proposes a curious way to discover the city. Thematic circuits, interactive maps, audiovisual materials, information about must-see attractions and everything you need to enjoy your stay in Rosario. Available in Spanish, English and Portuguese. To download the application click here.
  • Movi: The App helps to move around the city in all its forms. To download the application click here.
  • Movi Taxi: It is an app for smart phones that streamlines the order of taxis in the city of Rosario. To download the application click here.
  • Cultural Agenda: All the cultural agenda of the city with the possibility to schedule activities and receive reminders for the event. To download the application click here.

Outdoors

  • Rosario is the first city in the country to make a permanent recreational circuit: Every Sunday, from 8.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m., it is possible to walk, run, ride a bike, skate or in rollers over 28 kilometres free of cars, bikes and public transport. Click here to download the map with the recreational circuit.
  • Parks: Rosario parks are unavoidable part of walks around the city.  In the heart of the city the immense Park of independence is an artificial lake where it is possible to appreciate the show of the water dancers. Towards the North is located the Park Scalabrini Ortiz and more forward, along the River, the Parque Alem, while southbound excels the Yrigoyen Park with the monument to Che.

Activities for children

  • Rosario provides a wide range of places and activities for children so they can have fun, learn and enjoy. Among the options are: “The children’s Garden”, large recreational park that pays tribute to the imagination and creation, appealing to all creative and logical operations of childhood, as well as its bodily capacities. It offers games, adventures, mysteries, constructions and poetry. In “The farm of childhood”, children come into contact with animals, tasks and tools of the farm, which allows a direct experience and participation that teaches and entertains everyone. Also are the Children’s Museum, the Island of Inventions, among others.

Shopping

  • Variants of opencast in Rosario shopping include: Paseo de las Carretas, Peatonal Córdoba, San Martín pedestrian, Sunchales, among others. While malls include two central and traditional (Palace Garden and Paseo del Siglo), and two more away, with more space and more recent opening (Alto Rosario and Portal Rosario). In this post we share more information about the shopping malls of Rosario.

Fairs and crafts

  • There are design, antiques, clothing and crafts fairs in Rosario, for example:
    El Roperito: It sell clothing and used clothing for children and adults.

    • Address: Av. Rivadavia 2500 (Pueyrredón)
    • Opening Hours:  Saturday 14-20, Sundays and holidays from 10 to 20 hs.
  • Boulevard Fair: Every weekend on Bv. Oroño there are artisans that exhibit works in different materials, from wood, iron and ceramics to paper, candles and fabrics.
    •  Address: Av. Rivadavia 2200 (and Oroño)
  • Opening Hours: Saturday 14-20, Sundays and holidays from 10 to 20 hs.
  • Mercado Retro “La Huella”:  A total of 70 posts are involved with tableware and household utensils, jewelry, clothing, books, posters, magazines, decorative items, small furniture, toys, photographs, and other manufactured items for more than a quarter of a century.
    • Address:  Av. Rivadavia 2400.
    • Opening Hours: Saturday 14-20, Sundays and holidays from 10 to 20 hs.

Money Change

  • Carbatur
    • Monday to Friday from 10 to 16. 30 pm.
    • Address: Córdoba 1441.
  • Daminato
    • Monday to Friday from 10 to 17 hs.
    • Address: San Martín 858 y Córdoba 1167
  • Transatlántica
    • Monday to Friday from 10 to 17 hs.
    • Address: Rioja 1198