Salta in 24 Hours

Argentina, Salta Guide (B): Salta in 24 Hours

Salta City is the capital of Salta province in Northern Argentina. The Spanish Colonial imprints and the picturesque narrow streets drawn by single story houses with a mountain in the backdrop adds a unique charm to the city.

A well planned 24 hours in Salta would offer an ample of time to explore the main attractions of the city.

09:30 AM Start your day at Plaza 9 de Julio the main square of Salta. A monument of General Juan Antonio Alvarez who fought the renowned battle of Salta in 1813 is perched in the center of the square surrounded by 14 muses who represent the 14 provinces that existed during the era.

10:00 AM Visit Cathedral Basilica which is located right opposite to the square. The Cathedral is considered to be the most beautiful temple in Argentina. Its main attraction is the façade designed in the Italian style with paintings of angels,archangels and cherubs.

10:20 AM Walk to the renowned Museo de Arquelogia de Alta Montaña known for exhibiting mummies of three Inca Children found on the top of Llullaillaco Volcano. The Museum is open from Tuesdays to Sundays from 1100am to 0730pm and charges 100 pesos (USD 7) as an entrance fees for people above 12 years of age. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Salta in 24 Hours
Guide Location: Argentina » Salta
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Plaza 9 De Julio   Cathedral Basilica   Museo de Arquelogia de Alta Montaña   El Cabildo Museo   Parque San Martín  
Author: Sreeram Hariharan
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