This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Rosario. To help you make friends with Rosario before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Rosario is located in the center-east of Argentina, in the Province of Santa Fe, approximately three hundred kilometers from Buenos Aires. It is the third-largest city of the country, with more than a million inhabitants. Rosario is strategically located close to the Paraná River, and the Port of Rosario is economically important for the region. Rosario has an international airport about fifteen kilometers from the center of the city. Trains run between Buenos Aires, Cordoba, and Santa Fe, and buses are available from and to the most important points of the country.
The city is also known as the "Cradle of the Argentinean Flag," and the spectacular monument of the Argentinean flag is an important attraction for those visiting Rosario. As in any large city, the cultural movement of the city is impressive, with diverse activities to enjoy any time of the year. Theaters, cinemas, and museums are some of the aspects of the community that can be explored by visitors in Rosario. The Park of Spain is another beautiful green attraction in the shores of the Paraná River. Among the thirteen parks in Rosario, the Independence Park is notable -- it's the largest green area of the city, which includes within its premises, the Art Museum, sport clubs, and the local racetrack.
You will not be short on choice for Rosario hostels -- there is a large range of options for tourists. Most hostels in Rosario are strategically located in the downtown area, with access to transportation and the most important points of interest in the city. Hostels in Rosario have a variety of amenities, including TV area, library, internet access, barbecue, and bar. Linen is always included and, usually, in this type of Rosario hostel, breakfast is free. Shared and private rooms are available. Hostels in Rosario can also be found close to the beaches and they include the amenities and comforts of the hostels in downtown. All hostels have twenty-four-hour service and they are ready to give the touristic information that any traveler visiting Rosario might require.
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