Torre Tanque, Mar del Plata

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Landmark Tourist Spot
See a panoramic view of Mar del Plata from above at Torre Tanque. Constructed out of stone, the tower was once the tallest building on the island. Ride a water-powered elevator to a viewing platform at the top, where you can snap postcard-perfect photos of the surrounding landscape. Tours (offered in Spanish) involve a guided exploration of the tower and an explanation of how the water tower works, including the elevator. Add Torre Tanque to your Mar del Plata travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Mar del Plata tour planner.
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  • Beautiful Tower, well old construction; looks like a castle. It is located in a beautiful neighbourhood, very beautiful houses.
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  • This memory of another Mar del Plata is interesting. From the beautiful time. Before 1945... could be better maintained, but at least it's free
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  • I went to the restaurant for breakfast, I thought it was expensive and with little variety. is fascinated with the bathrooms! they are immense, the view from the terrace is very cute
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Where to stay in Mar del Plata

To accommodate the masses of tourists who take a Mar del Plata vacation every summer, the city offers more than 500 hotels. Most of these cluster around the shorefront close to the city center, which boasts most higher-end options. Look a few blocks inland for less expensive alternatives. Prices vary dramatically according to the time of year, with hefty discounts available during low season and on weekdays. Reserve your accommodations in advance to beat the crowds and avoid paying a last-minute premium.
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