"The Garden of the Republic," as the city of San Miguel de Tucumán is known, is the capital of the Province of Tucumán, in the northwest of Argentina. From the point of view of the history of Argentina, San Miguel de Tucumán is relevant since in this city the independence of the country was declared in the early nineteenth century. In this small Argentinean province, San Miguel is the largest city, with more than five hundred thousand inhabitants. The city has an international airport, receiving flights to and from Buenos Aires and Bolivia, among other destinations.
It is located near the Salí River, and at the foot of San Javier and Aconquija Hills. The city offers to the tourists a mix of history and landscapes; it is the city where culture and adventure melt. The architecture of the community tells the life of its inhabitants in the time of Independence. A particular, compulsory visit for everyone staying in San Miguel, is the visit to the Historic House of Independence, the place where Argentinean Independence was declared.
Furthermore, San Miguel de Tucumán has several museums in the most diverse disciplines. Numerous touristic circuits, which include visits to the most beautiful places in the region, have been established for tourists. The Circuit of the Calchaquíes Valley, for example, allows access to the Argentinean north by a path among the hills. On the other hand, the Circuit of Choromoros offers a visit to the famous archeological deposits and gives the tourists a close view of the life of the ancient cultures that inhabited the area.
Among the diverse types of accommodations, tourists usually prefer to spend their time in hostels in San Miguel de Tucumán. Some hostels in San Miguel de Tucumán are located in the center of the city, close to the transportation systems. Most of these San Miguel de Tucumán hostels have been established in old, recycled houses, to give the traveler the essence of the culture and the history in Tucumán while offering all the services required for a comfortable stay. Hostels in San Miguel de Tucumán may have shared or private rooms and access to the kitchen and a common area. Hostels usually have twenty-four-hour service and linen is included in the hostel fee. Internet connection and TV are also available. As part of the service, many hostels in San Miguel de Tucumán offer touristic information, which is important for those travelers who are not familiar with the region.
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