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5 must-see top rated tourist attractions in Argentina

Argentina is a stunning country and it is one that should sit high on anyone's bucket list. There's a challenge, though, when planning a trip because the country is so massive it's difficult to know where to start or end up. It's difficult to narrow the tourist attractions down to just 5 because there are so many, but we dedicated ourselves to choosing the absolute best and here's what we came up with.

Please note: they're all so awesome we haven't put them in any particular order.

1. Perito Moreno Glacier
Another UNESCO site, and this one you will find in El Calafte, a small town which is home to Los Glaciares National Park. What's of interest here? The Perito Moreno Glacier, not only is it the third largest fresh water reserve on the planet, it is also home to an 18 mile long ice formation.

The visitor center is just two hours from the town and from the center there's only a short walk to reach to glacier via a walking circuit. For the more adventurous spirits out there... you can climb Perito Moreno! Yes, there are tours available from a quick hour walk on the surface of the ice to a five hour trek. That's not all you will find at the park, though. There's also a 2 mile high mountain, Monte Fitz Roy, which is just as treacherous as Everest.

2. Ushuaia
Patagonia is well known for incredible landscapes, bragging massive stretches of plateaus and plains, made all the more dramatic by the backdrop of the Andes. This southern hot spot also happens to feature Ushuaia – which just happens to be the most southern city in the world. It got its start in the 20th century as a penal colony, but now it's become the place to launch adventures. It's the starting point for trips around Cape Horn and kicking off an Antartic adventure. It's fondly known as the end of the world and has a truly unique landscape that features woods, mountains, glaciers, and sea. It sits at the very edge of Tierra del Fuego National Park. In fact, you'll want to visit the National Park, too, while you are in the area.

There are also two museums that shows the unique history of the area, and a lighthouse (built in 1884).

3. San Carlos de Bariloche
San Carlos de Bariloche is
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