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Tourism in Santa Fe

The city has emblematic places that keep its history and that of our country. We tell you what are the
Santa Fe
| 28 January, 2020 |

This city, which is currently the capital of the province, was founded by Don Juan de Garay in 1573, with the mandate to “open the region to the ocean ”. In the vicinity of the current checkerboard of the city are the ruins of Santa Fe La Vieja, in Cayastá , where you can see the remains of the city founded by Garay. The name the colonizer gave this city was a tribute to the Catholic faith . Here the National Constitution was sanctioned on May 1, 1853, which put an end to civil wars and gave rise to the modern state of Argentina . 5 must-see places for every tourist:

Plaza 25 May

This is the main square of Santa Fe Capital, has important green spaces interrupted by numerous fountains and surrounded by the most outstanding buildings of the province.

Government House

Since the transfer of the city the property destined to the function of House was the one that originally occupied the Cabildo , located in front of the Plaza Major and whose building was modified for decades.

Law 1319 empowers the Provincial Executive Branch to build on this site a building that would fulfill the functions of Government in 1906, the passage next is to raise the project to a tender that is finally awarded to the architect Francisco Ferrari. This project concluded around 1913. One of the must-see places of the city.

Cathedral – Santa Fe

In front of the square is locates the Cathedral Church, which in 1942 was declared a Historic Monument National, leading the advocacy of “All the Saints.”

Given its location privileged in front of the old Cabildo (now House of Government), presided over all the historical and political events that had religious resonance in it.

Construction in three ships dates back to 1947, work carried out under the direction of Master Manuel Maziel. The most important changes important that give the current look developed around 1833, during the administration of the priest and Vicar Dr. José de Amenábar.

In 1934 the diocese was elevated to Archdiocese and is when it receives the title of Metropolitan Cathedral.

Church and Convent San Francisco

One of the places you can’t miss. In San Martín and Amenábar stands the Church and Convent of San Francisco

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