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Civic Center Plaza Bariloche
South America

This is the view of the civic center (Centro Civico) of Bariloche (also known as San Carlos de Bariloche), the largest town in Argentina's Lake District area. The town is a very popular tourist desitnation for the people of Argentina with easy access to the lake and mountains for touring and adventures sports, great skiing in the winter, and home to some delicious chocolate shops.

The log and stone buildings in this square were designed by Ezequiel Bustillo and built in the 1930s and are now home to the city hall, police station and the Museum of Patagonia.

The town and this square is also famous for its Saint Bernard dogs, and if you look closely on this panorama you will see them sitting with their owners waiting to pose for photos with the tourists.

Looking to the north you can see Lago (Lake) Nahuel Huapi. It's possible to take an all day boat + bus + boat crossing across the Andes into to Chile, often call the Cruce de Lagos (Crossing of the Lakes). To the east you have Avenue Bartolome Mitre and Perito Moreno, two busy streets lined with various businesses including lots of chocolate shops!

Copyright: Neil Parris
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 13000x6500
Taken: 03/02/2009
Chargée: 22/02/2009
Mis à jour: 01/03/2015
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Tags: san carlos de bariloche; bariloche; civic center; centro civico; lake district; chocolate; andes; lago nahuel huapi; lake nahuel huapi; plaza; square; argentina; south america
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