Tourist information is inside Palacio Municipal (Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.). The police station is at San JosÃ© 1265, and is open 24 hours.
Numerous banks with ATMs are along Avenida 18 de Julio, including Santander (Av. 18 de Julio 999). For exchange, travelerâ€™s checks and Moneygram, try Cambio Suizo (Av. 18 de Julio 1190). Western Union locations include the post office.
Keeping in Touch
The post office is on Ejido (by San JosÃ©, Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.). PhoneBox (Andes 1363) has 24-hour Skype-enabled Internet access and good call rates.
Farmacia San Antonio (Av. 18 de Julio 841) is open 24 hours.
One of many Laundromats in the area is Lavadero Mis NiÃ±os (Andes 1333, Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.).
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