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Murals - Monument Puerto Iguazú - Argentina

Puerto Iguazú has several impressive mural monuments decorating parts of the city. They present tourists with a gateway into the history and world vision of its people. Across from Plaza San Martín is Paseo de la Identidad, which consists of seven bas-relief murals, each with a different style, theme and artist (Av. V Aguirre and Av. Tres Fronteras). Another spectacular mural series was created by artists Daniela Almeida of Brazil and José Kurá of Corrientes. This monument recounting the region’s indigenous and Spanish history is on Avenida Costanera, between Hito Tres Fronteras and the port.

Location:
Puerto Iguazú, Argentina

Monument Types:
Monument, Monument, Sculptures

Getting There

Plaza San Martín is on the city’s main street, Avenida Victoria Aguirre. To get to the mural on Avenida Costanera, walk or take a city bus to Hito Tres Fronteras ($0.40) and walk downhill towards the port.

Travel Tips:

On the side streets off Avenida Tres Hitos, connecting Plaza San Martín and Hito Tres Fronteras, are several orchid houses.

Price Description:

Free.

Relative price: Free

Open Hours from:Dawn

Open Hours to:Dusk

Travel Skills: beginner/easy.

You Need to Bring:

If walking, protect yourself against the sun (hat, sunblock) and take water.

Check out the city’s museums. Smell the flowers at an orchid house. Explore the indigenous communities, botanical garden and other sights along Ruta 12. Take a boat trip on the rivers. Daytrip out to the semi-precious stone mines in Wanda. And, of course, visit the national park and Iguazú Falls.

Currencies accepted
Argentine Peso



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