Martín García Island, Buenos Aires

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#11 of 40 in Parks in Buenos Aires
Take a short boat or plane ride to Martín García Island, 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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Martín García Island by using our Buenos Aires trip planner.
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  • Beautiful experience. Since we start and browse x 3 hours by the Río de la Plata until it enjoyed on the island. It is a true encounter of nature and history. Very good guide in the way that explained every thing, every place where they were Presidents, jail, a total enjoyment House of poet Ruben Dario, finally!... very good lunch. . The famous sweet delicious bread! The truth do not reach the hours to traverse, us were places to see, so q hopefully can get back! In short a fascinating island to not miss it!
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  • Excellent isla.fuimos with the casiola company three-hour catamaran catamaran.el very regular had only a small kiosk that did not come to be the basic and the prices seemed in dolares.ademas that 3 hours is quite slow to reach the island we waited with choripan and gas and then guided, which preferably travel through on my own already that the visit shows just lugares.por my account went to the cemetery and walked every rincon.imperdible sweet bread. Food in the restaurant very buena.la island is steeped in history fascinating.
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  • the experience is attractive to visit this island with much sense historical and pleasant landscape of the same
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  • Beautiful island to spend the day even a weekend. Pure nature. As a curiosity, turn off the light at 23 h on the island.
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  • Excellent ride. Understand the nature and enjoy the fresh air!
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  • Beautiful spot. Very well prepared for tourism.
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  • A beautiful island to spend the day, eat, walk and relax. There are many small wild animals but it must be careful not to get places with many plants.
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