On the banks of the Parana River lies Posadas, capital of the Province of Misiones. Border with Paraguayan city Encarnación, it has a rich historical heritage dating back over 10,000 years.
From ancient Aboriginal Chulupíes, tobas, Guaraní and matacos to colonization and the introduction of the Jesuit missions in the seventeenth century, the Province of Misiones offers many attractions to visit.
In addition to having a life of its own, Posadas is also home to some iconic Argentina tourist destinations: the ruins of San Ignacio and Iguazu Falls.
La Aventura Hostel in Posadas is a resort especially designed so that travelers have easy access to the city and all it has to offer.
What to see:
This city offers an attractive colored earth waterfront, warm people and steady growth.
Main Square: lots of vegetation species such as lapachos, palm trees, jacarandas, and more. High temperatures cause people to take refuge under the shadows of the leafy trees to avoid the heat of the sun.
Government Palace: Opposite the Plaza Principal, French academic style, this was owned by the President Julio Argentino Roca.
Cathedral: romantic style, the building was opened in 1937 and has San José Obrero as patron.
The Republic Park of Paraguay was designed in appreciation for a donation from this neighbors country. There stands the Museo Regional Aníbal Cambas, with items from local aboriginal cultures from Jesuits period.
Municipal Amphitheatre: The Anfiteatro Manuel Antonio Ramirez is where regional music performances happen. Behind it, is a beautiful view of the Parana River and Encarnación city.
Coast: Elected by the locals for walking, cycling or running, this area has become a meeting place for family or friends.
Placita Market Model Bridge: Outdoors fair, located beside the International Bridge and where you can buy technology items as well as regional crafts.
Other attractions in Posadas:
Ruins of San Ignacio Mini: 60 kilometers from Posadas are the ruins of San Ignacio, which were declared World Heritage by UNESCO.
There you can see the art and science run by the Jesuits, in an attempt to bring aborigines to civilization.
Ruinas de la Misión de Nuestra Señora de Loreto: 20 km closer than those of San Ignacio they are also declared as World Heritage by UNESCO..
Ruinas de la Misión de Nuestra Señora de Loreto: Not far from the above and within the same ruins circuit, these have the particularity of having owned the first Guarani language printing press.
Posadas can be accessed by plane via on regular flights with Aerolíneas Argentinas or by road.
In the case of making the bus trip , the journey lasts approximately 14 hours over 1,085 kilometers on National Route N º 9, No. 12, No. 14 and No. 105.
You get to Posadas International Airport "Libertador San Martín" on regular flights. An hour and a half journey with Aerolíneas Argentinas.
Aerolíneas Argentinas: 0810-222-86527
Vía Bariloche: (+54 3752) 45-5300
Crucero del Norte: (+54 3752) 48-2223
Andesmar: (+54 3752) 47-1769
Cotal SRL: (+54 3752) 45-7188