Plaza 9 de Julio, Salta

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Dance the night away at Plaza 9 de Julio, the cultural, political, and social heart of Salta. During the day, the square, which honors freedom hero General Juan Antonio Alvarez de Arenales, acts as a picturesque meeting point, surrounded by trees and historical buildings. The square turns into a tango arena on Saturday nights, filling with color, passion, and upbeat music as Argentines display their joie de vivre. With our international travel planner, Salta attractions like Plaza 9 de Julio can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Like all cities, always begins with church, Government, the cabildo, the municipality, Museum, cinema etc.es a beautiful living square all the time, many trees and some shows, more the typical bar chairs afuera-es a gift in sight.
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  • always valid to visit the historical centre and its surroundings. The Jump is very beautiful, quiet and has several restaurants.
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  • Many people, and if you sit a drink you bother pigeons. Also everything is to your around, so it is impossible to not go.
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  • Nice colonia square in the center of Salta with different options to eat.
  • Never went inside, but still well worth the effort to get there if you're in the neighbourhood.
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  • Beautiful plaza in the centre of Salta, lively area just off shopping street, with restaurants and a cathedral around it.
  • Its the heart of salta city

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Salta's status as the tourist hub of northwestern Argentina means that a wide array of accommodations has sprung up throughout the city. The majority are concentrated around the city's grid-like center, surrounding Plaza 9 de Julio. For something more relaxed and closer to nature, go southeast and explore the area around Parque San Martin. You can opt for anything from a healthy range of budget accommodations, including hostels and small guesthouses, all the way to luxury hotels.
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