- The city
Tigre and northern area
Tigre is one of the most attractive areas of Buenos Aires, an ideal place to live and work and to spend an excellent day or weekend among nature, enjoying the sun, the tranquility and various leisure activities. Throughout the Delta there are establishments operating as accommodation for those wishing to spend a few days in Tigre or as places to spend the day, with beaches, sports, grills, swimming pool.
Only a few minutes away from the capital of Buenos Aires, this resort town is not to be missed.
Tigre Art Museum- MATi
Adress: Paseo Victorica 972. Tigre
Telephone: 4512 4528
Open to the public Wednesdays to Sundays. Wednesdays to Fridays: 9 to 19 pm. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays: 12 to 19 hours.
The Tigre Art Museum is where itused to be the Tigre Club. Declared building of historical interest, in charge of the French firm of architects Dubois and Pater, Paul Eugene Pater and Louis Dubois.
The building has a magnificent architecture. The entrance is of iron and glass, and upon entering we find an amazing marble staircase with iron railings, and a sculpture of Fonderies Du Val of the nineteenth century, made in bronze. On the second floor, a large terrace offers a unique view of the river and landscape. Also in this same floor, there is one of the treasures of the family, a brass chandelier with crystal teardrops imported especially from France.
In the dome you can see the painting of Julio Vila-Prades, then restored by Marcelo Magadan, with marouflagge technique.
Naval Museum of the Nation
Adress: Paseo Victorica 602
Monday to Thursday: 8.30 to 17.00 Hs. Friday: 8 to 17.30 Hs. Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: 10.00 to 18.30 Hs.
A different museum, which tries to show everything that man has learned and received from the sea and all the things they acn receive if they care for and protect it. An art, historical, anthropological and technological museum about the Argentine naval history, great men of the sea, navigation, and geographic knowledge across the marine life.
In 1880 it was declared a historic monument.
Adress: P. Castañeda 470
Telephone : 4512-4496
Wed. Sunday 10.00 to 18.30 Hs Sat, Sun 10:00 to 17:00 Hs.
With various exhibition halls in memory of Tigre and the parish church, another in honot of the Tigre Hotel and Tigre Club, and a room devoted to the defense and reconquest of Buenos Aires. In the neighboring building, opened in 1994, operates the library, administrative office and an auditorium for conferences and recitals with space for a 120 people.
Museum of the Argentine Naval Prefecture
Adress: Av. Liniers 1264
Wed. Sunday 10.00 to 12.00 14.00 to 18.00 Hs.
It has six rooms: institutional history, iconography, damage control and fire uniforms, communications, rescue and diving, navigation and aviation, weapons and explosives.
Located on the Sarmiento river, a 35-minute speedboat.
Wed. Sun 10:00 to 18:00 Hs
Requestes at tel: 4728-0570
Resting House of the president Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, now a museum exhibiting his furniture and objects.
Parque de la Costa
Vivanco 1509, Tigre. http://www.parquedelacosta.com.ar Phone: 4002-6000
The most famous theme park in South America, with over 70 different amusement attractions for children, family and live theater.
Opens on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 11 to 19HS
Puerto de Frutos
Address Sarmiento 160.
Phone 4512 - 4493
Open daily 10 to 19HS.
In the past, this port was where fruits and vegetables coming from the islands of the delta were stored, which is why it is named Fruit Port, and worked as a large market. Today is the favorite of many tours and the visit that no foreigner wants to lose, here are craftmen, products of art and decoration, exotic plant nurseries and products in wicker, cane and wood fiber from the islands.
Located 30km away from the Lujan River on the right bank, 150m from the river mouth and 8.2 km from the Sarmiento river.
Center for Tourist Guides and Tigre Delta
Address Italia 1380
Phone 4542-4510 / 731-4682 / 4749-0543.
Telephone inquiries by guided tours. Guide service for groups.
Trilenium Casino is an entertainment center with 1900 slots, 76 table games, 7 dining areas and a theater where there are recitals and performances of 1º level.
With proposals that include different classes for children and adults.
Children: Morning 8.30 am to 11.30 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons and from 14 to 17 hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Hispano Argentino in the club, located at 80 Paseo Victoria, Tigre.
Adults: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 14 to 16 hours and from 16 to 18 hours at the club Nahuel Rowing Club, located at 200 Lavalle, Tigre.
Tigre River Walk
This river is born in the Reconquista River and forms a triangle with the Lujan River. Their margins are in the new river port, a number of rowing clubs and nurseries with nautical traffic on weekends. Road to get to Paseo Victoria.
Throughout the Lujan River, from the junction with the Tigre up to the Tigre Hotel or Tigre Club. A Walk in which we find Rowing clubs, bars, restaurants and characteristics grills of the area.
Plaza Cazon Tour
Throughout the Reconquista River, where roads pass through old woods with newly built gardens, where you can enjoy tranquility and peace, watch birds and take pictures of herons posing.