Isla Martin Garcia, Buenos Aires

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Take a short boat or plane ride to Isla Martin Garcia, a rocky island in the Rio de la Plata. Discovered by Juan Diaz de Solis in 1516, the island was originally used as a prison. Today, this chunk of land is a nature reserve and historical monument, drawing visitors interested in exploring its lush rainforest filled with wildlife. Check out the former prison's buildings, museum, lighthouse, and don't forget to sample the island's famous pan dulce. Using our online itinerary creator, Buenos Aires attractions like Isla Martin Garcia can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Long after I met the island, which to traverse it takes more than an afternoon. It is a place to relax and enjoy nature. Very good care, lunch and guided tour. Does not suit the traditional sweet bread, but buy alfajores quite rich. A main point of anecdotico: the island has sewers, and there are no cars. The catamaran has uncomfortable seats, but they were punctual. It is the only company that comes from Tiger.
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  • The visit on the island was very interesting, the guide was very educational and I learned things I didn't know. I do not regret having gone, but which gives a lot of penalty is to see how the national heritage was neglected since much of the historic buildings on the island today no longer exist. I am very sorry. Cacciola travel is regular, the boat is not very comfortable or is in good condition. The food on the island is regular, but acceptable.
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  • If in your visit to buenos aires you want to know something other than the tour tourist island is a different proposition. Does not itermedios you like or do not like. Lots of history that not to many interests
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