Laguna de los Padres, Mar del Plata

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To the west of Mar del Plata and east of Sierra de los Padres, Laguna de los Padres represents a small lake, historical site, and water sport destination. This lake's name can be linked back to the 17th century, when Jesuit Fathers worked to evangelize the area. Here you will find a variety of aquatic flora and regional shrubs. The lake hosted rowing events at the 1995 Pan American Games and 2006 South American Games and still attracts boating, rowing, and fishing enthausiasts. In addition to its natural wonder, this lake sits at the same site as a reconstruction of the Jesuit Mision of Nuestra Señora del Pilar, as well as a museum where José Hernández lived as a child. Work out when and for how long to visit Laguna de los Padres and other Mar del Plata attractions using our handy Mar del Plata itinerary builder.
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  • Good place to spend the day. For those who like fishing, making a barbecue and relax a while. And close to Sierra de los Padres.
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  • Attractive greenspace to be visited, is located on the outskirts of Mar del Plata, you need to go in automoto either there is a collective line coming from the center of the city. Space to explore, lots of vegetation, there is a historical ruin of whatever an advanced of the colonial army. Laguna, games and grills.
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  • Nice place to spend a pleasant day in family. There is kitchen, a barbecue. There is a lush trees and a reserve with Museum to visit-
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