Lago Epecuen, Carhue

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Travel to the famous healing lagoon and see the deserted town claimed by its waters at Lago Epecuen. Long believed to have healing properties, the waters of the lagoon have been used in treatments since the early 19th century because of the mineral content of the water and its high salinity. In 1985, heavy rains caused the lagoon to swell, and water swallowed this small spa town. For 25 years the town was under water, but now that the water has receded you can see the eerie landscape. Using our custom trip planner, Carhue attractions like Lago Epecuen can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • One of the best Argentine scenarios, which was part of international films, and so is the town is full of memories due to the existence of it.
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  • It is a reminder of what nature can cause when the investments are not made. And very sad da n the contrast of that thriving village with ruins that remain now. The entry fee is $ 50.
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  • It is a landscape that is picturesque only by the flamingos that inhabit the place, otherwise it is very distressing to see the amount of trees dry they were as vestiges of the progress of the water pays off over the village of Epecuén. The waters are known by be them more salty of the planet, the sea dead you still in second place, and have great amount of minerals, but not allow it life, not there are fish in the Lake.
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