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Different proposals for the family on cloudy or rainy days in Mar del Plata

Everything and for all tastes.

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Tourists who visit Mar del Plata in the middle of the summer season and have some cloudy or rainy day have different alternatives to make those days that are not ideal for the beach.

Among the range of proposals are the Casa del Puente (Quintana 3.998), which is located in a particular natural setting, on the Las Chacras stream, which is considered an architectural icon of the 21st century in Argentina and Latin America.

The house that was built by the Argentine architect Amancio Williams, between 1943 and 1945, and is located on a land that occupies two hectares, is today one of the city's municipal museums, which can be visited free of charge.

The Villa Victoria Ocampo Cultural Center (Matheu 1851) was the summer house of the Ocampo family, which rescues the memory of the Argentine writer, where visitors can see the furniture of the author's room and various issues of the magazine Sur and literary works of related writers. to her.

Victoria Ocampo inherited the English-style house in the 1920s, making it an open house for writers and friends like Jorge Luis Borges, Adolfo Bioy Casares, John Saint Perse, among others.

Currently, this cultural center belongs to the municipality of General Pueyrredón, and various artistic and educational activities are carried out during the day.

Also within the cultural attractions is the Museo Mar (Avenida Felix Camet 800), a modern center focused on contemporary works of art and sculptures nationally and internationally. On the door of the building stands a work by the plastic artist Marta Minujín (sea wolf made with the wrappers of 80,000 Havanna alfajores).

The Municipal Museum of Natural Sciences (Avenida Libertad 3099) has a rich paleontological material, mostly deformations of the tertiary and quaternary, many of them unique pieces in the world.

It has an experimental aquarium, exponent of the rich marine and freshwater fish fauna of the area, with 360 and 1,600 liters of water. Science rooms and entomology room (Collection of more than 10,000 insects).

Another of the most visited places is the Tanque Tower (Falucho 995), an excellent panoramic viewpoint of 41 meters high, where you can see much of the city from the four cardinal points, after climbing its 194 steps and reaching 75 meters.

If it is shopping, tourists have in the heart of Mar del Plata with the Shopping Los Gallegos, the pedestrian San Martín, with cinemas and countless shops and gastronomic venues for all tastes.

Then, moving away from the centre and going to the shopping area of Güemes, there is Paseo Aldrey, which has clothing stores, food court and modern movie theaters. The surrounding area offers clothing, footwear and food shops (pizzerias, grills, hamburgers and cafes).

For the boys there is the ice skating rink San Martín 2245), the gastronomic and recreational complex Casimiro (Avellaneda 1254), for families with children up to 12 years old, there is Sacoa (San Martín 2332) and for the larger the motor karting track, in the area of the local port.

The theatrical shows in Mar del Plata are a classic of the season, where each and where the prices can range from the cap to 400 pesos.

At lunchtime, you will also find the restaurants of the local port, where the marine gastronomy is one of its strong dishes of Mar del Plata. The Shopping and Gastronomic Center of the Port is a reference where you can try fish and seafood. The average lunch or dinner is around $400, although some of the locals offer menu: dish of the day (fixed), drink and dessert, at $280.

And for beer lovers there are three walks in the city, located in the area of Güemes, on Calle Córdoba and Avenida Constitución.

From 18 pm the brewery courtyards open Cheverry, Ogham, Glück, Brewhouse, La Pal

Publication Date: 17/01/2019

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