Four theme parks to visit over the long weekend

From the Buenos Aires Undersecretary of Tourism, they specified that the Japanese garden It is one of the most outstanding attractions of Belén de Escobar and was born in 1969, when forty years were celebrated since the arrival of the first Japanese to the district. In the place you can see native trees, such as the ombú, and exotic ones such as the ginkgo biloba.

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The Japanese Garden receives visits from Tuesday to Sunday with tickets ranging from 60 to 100 pesos and children under six years of age, retirees and people with disabilities, admission free of charge.

On the other hand, in the town of Ingeniero Maschwitz, the Don Benito Educational Farm It seeks to make the elderly and children aware of the importance of caring for the environment, animals and vegetation in the area.

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Fourteen thousand square meters with trails to explore the corrals where horses, cows, sheep, goats, pigs, llamas, rabbits, chickens, ducks and geese live, can be enjoyed from Wednesday to Sunday with general admission of 250 pesosand 200 in the case of minors between four and eleven years of age.

There also works Adventure Air Park with suspension bridges, zip lines and lateral climbing arena, which has a cost of 500 pesos for those over nine years old, and 350 for girls and boys from five to nine.

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On the other hand, temaiken Located in Belén de Escobar on Provincial Route 25, 1 km from the Escobar-Campana branch of the Pan-American Route, it is a unique space that recreates natural environments of Patagonia, Mesopotamia, La Chacra, El Lugar de las Aves, Acuario and Africa, where protect endangered species.

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More than 2,500 vernacular birds and birds from other regions of the world live in the bird site; in the aquarium lives the spotted shark, one of the most important predators of the temperate coastal ecosystems and in another space the Ciervo de los Pantanos, declared a natural monument of the province of Buenos Aires because it remains in danger of extinction.

On the other hand, with buildings in medieval, European, Islamic and modern styles, inspired by the children’s stories of Hans Christian Andersen, the Grimm brothers and the legends of Mallory and Tennyson, there is the emblematic Children’s Republicinaugurated on November 26, 1951.

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Villa Gesell

The property located in the town of Gonnet, a few minutes from the center of La Plata, and due to its originality and importance was declared a National Historical Monument, Platense Architectural Heritage and Cultural Heritage of the La Plata district.

One of the most striking buildings is the Palace of Culture based on Mozarabic architecture, with the characteristics of a mosque and typical Islamic-style ornamentation. The main façade emulates the Taj Mahal, the internal patio is reminiscent of the Patio de los Leones in the Alhambra and the rear tower of the Giralda in Seville.

The Government House is another of the iconic buildings: represents the executive power of a republic where the president carries out his activities.

In the pedestrian street, where the bank, the chapel, the courthouse and the legislature are, different gastronomic proposals are offered, and you can take a boat ride on the lake, visit the amusement park area or enter the airport to see the Boeing 737 that flew over the Falkland Islands during the war.

According to the provincial area, “The unmissable theme parks of Escobar and La Plata are the perfect excuse to start visiting two Buenos Aires municipalities full of surprising activities to enjoy the long weekend and the winter holidays.”

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