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Day Trip to El Tigre, Argentina

El Tigre located 17 miles north of Buenos Aires, lies on the Paraná Delta and is an important tourist and weekend attraction, easily reached by bus and train services, including the scenic Tren de la Costa. It is the principal town of the Tigre Partido. The town sits on an island created by several small streams and rivers and was founded in 1820, after floods had destroyed other settlements in the area, then known as the Partido de las Conchas. The area's name derives from the “tigres” or jaguars that were hunted there, on occasions, in its early years. The area was first settled by Europeans who came to farm the land, and the port developed to serve the Delta and to bring fruit and wood from the Delta and ports upstream on the Paraná river. Tigre is still an important timber processing port. The “Puerto de Frutos” (fruit port) is now a crafts fair located in the old fruit market by the riverside. The Naval Museum is also nearby. Antiques shops, riverside restaurants and pubs, the casino and Parque de la Costa, an amusement park and its renowned natural beauty make El Tigre a popular tourist destination throughout the year. ~Wikipedia

Retiro Train Station in Buenos Aires, Argentina Retiro Rail Station Retiro Rail Station Retiro Rail Station
Commuter Train Heading Toward Retiro Train Station Inside Our Train Banner in the Coastal Train Station Coastal Train (Tren de la Costa)
Children’s Amusement Park IMG_1036.JPG El Tigre Boat Docks t4%2f06%2f296006%2f4%2f133089819.0Sk9VE67.jpg
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IMG_1071.JPG Rowing Club Statue La Marina Regata Club Working Barge
Orphanage Mueso Naval De La Nación Mueso Naval De La Nación Model of the Santa Maria
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Mueso Naval De La Nación Mueso Naval De La Nación Cesar Just Outside of Naval Museum in El Tigre t4%2f06%2f296006%2f4%2f133095278.lWSCUqnQ.jpg
Tourist Boat Almirante Guillermo Brown 1777-1857 t4%2f06%2f296006%2f4%2f133096572.Q9KyBKoU.jpg t4%2f06%2f296006%2f4%2f133074348.9xTXvWJB.jpg
Paseo Victorica Museo De Arte Tigre IMG_1277.JPG IMG_1282.JPG
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