Plaza 9 de Julio, Salta

4.4
#7 of 138 in Things to do in Salta
Must see · Landmark · Tourist Spot
Dance the night away at Plaza 9 de Julio, the cultural, political, and social heart of Salta. During the day, the square, which honors freedom hero General Juan Antonio Alvarez de Arenales, acts as a picturesque meeting point, surrounded by trees and historical buildings. The square turns into a tango arena on Saturday nights, filling with color, passion, and upbeat music as Argentines display their joie de vivre. With our international travel planner, Salta attractions like Plaza 9 de Julio can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The centre of Salta’s tree-lined main square is a shaded oasis of greenery, surrounded by cafes, restaurants and bars, the beautiful Cathedral, and the 18th Century colonial Town Hall. Shops...  more »
  • I love this Plaza! Unlike the ones in other pueblos or ciudads, this Plaza is always busy. Everybody’s here providing or consuming entertainment. In the afternoon, children feed pigeons with...  more »
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  • It's a nice place to go and experience some of the cultural activities throughout the year.
  • This place is so beautiful, here you can take a break

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