Torreon del Monje, Mar del Plata

Feel like a medieval king or queen as you survey the ocean from atop a turret at Torreon del Monje. Despite its medieval style, the distinctive building was only constructed in 1904 as an attraction for the well-off Argentine tourists who visited the beach resort of Mar del Plata. Nowadays the "Tower of the Monk" is best known as a fine-dining restaurant. Pop in during your walk for some afternoon refreshments, or visit after sundown for an exquisite evening meal. Put Torreon del Monje into our Mar del Plata sightseeing planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Mar del Plata.
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  • For breakfast, lunch, dinner or just a drink on the terrace of the tower you can eat very well, good price and excellent service.
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  • To return! Privileged view. A Mar del Plata classic. Do not miss it... Especially rainy days
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  • We took a snack, croissants are very rich. A picturesque place, with a terrace overlooking the sea.
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  • Typical place of mdq. It's no the best service nor "medialunas" but it is acceptable
  • Verry gooooooooood place
  • Beautiful view, especially on the terrace. Regular food and service for an elevated price.
  • A cool place for a coffee by the sea
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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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