Acuario Municipal, Mendoza

Acuario Municipal, Mendoza (must see)

The Acuario Municipal is the perfect place to visit while sightseeing in Mendoza. This museum houses more than 1,700 specimens in 50 various ponds with a total volume of 65,000 liters. The Municipal Aquarium also features a collection of coral skeletons, mollusk valves, bivalve fossils, ammonites and many other curious exhibits. One of the most famous inhabitants of the museum is the 90 years old turtle, named Jorge. Jorge lives in a big aquarium with natural coral reefs and other facilities, which aim to make his existence as close to the natural conditions as possible.

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 9 am – 7.30 pm. Admission charges: adults - $11, children - $9, students - $5.

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Sight Name: Acuario Municipal
Sight Location: Mendoza, Argentina
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: Museums Walking Tour in Mendoza  

Walking Tours in Mendoza, Argentina

Create Your Own Walk in Mendoza

Create Your Own Walk in Mendoza

Creating your own self-guided walk in Mendoza is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Set at the heart of Argentina's wine-making region of Cuyo, Mendoza city was almost totally destroyed by the devastating earthquake of 1861. The ensued restoration efforts put in by the local authorities have resulted in a plethora of new magnificent landmarks, most of which are must-see attractions for every visitor. On this walk you will see what today's Mendoza is particularly famous...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 Km or 2.1 Miles
Mendoza Sightseeing Tour

Mendoza Sightseeing Tour

Mendoza is listed among the most popular Argentinian destinations. It has a lot to offer to its visitors, including architecture, museums, wineries, parks, squares, monuments and much more. This tour will show you the main sights in the Mendoza city center.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 Km or 2.2 Miles
Museums Walking Tour in Mendoza

Museums Walking Tour in Mendoza

Mendoza is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Argentina. The city is home to many interesting museums and galleries. This two-hour tour will take you to the most fascinating museums of Mendoza.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 Km or 3.1 Miles
Barrio Civico Mendoza Tour

Barrio Civico Mendoza Tour

Barrio Civico (the Civic District of Mendoza), inaugurated in 1948, houses the most important governmental buildings of the city. Recently it has been totally restored and today welcomes tourists from all over the world to admire its Palacio de Justicia, Casa de Gobierno and other grandiose institutions.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 Km or 1.1 Miles
Mendoza General San Martín Park Walk, Part 1

Mendoza General San Martín Park Walk, Part 1

Mendoza General San Martín Park is a place perfectly designed for a healthy walk. The park, named after the famous Argentinian general, features 34 beautiful sculptures which line its paths and alleys. Take this tour to see the most interesting sights of “Parque General San Martín”.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.4 Km or 3.4 Miles
Mendoza Squares Walk

Mendoza Squares Walk

Mendoza is one of the most beautiful cities in Argentina. It is especially famous for beautiful parks and squares, each in its own, unique style. During this tour you will have a chance to visit and explore four symmetrical squares: Plaza San Martín, Plaza Chile, Plaza Italia, Plaza España, as well as the main city square - Plaza Independencia.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.2 Km or 2.6 Miles