Plaza Pedro del Castillo, Mendoza

Plaza Pedro del Castillo, Mendoza

Plaza Pedro del Castillo is named after the city founder, Don Pedro del Castillo. It was inaugurated on March 2, 1561. This picturesque square features a great variety of rare trees brought from Argentinian forests, as well as from Spain and Brazil. This place used to be the epicenter of religious, social and cultural life in the city, until it was destroyed by an earthquake in 1861. The Plaza Pedro del Castillo has been designated an historic heritage monument and today represents significant cultural value, it also attracts a lot of tourists.

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Plaza Pedro del Castillo on Map

Sight Name: Plaza Pedro del Castillo
Sight Location: Mendoza, Argentina (See walking tours in Mendoza)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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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.
Mendoza Introduction Walking Tour

Mendoza Introduction Walking Tour

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 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