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Pictures from Salta and Cardones national park in Argentina.

Salta cathedral, Argentina
Salta by night - Salta cathedral, Argentina.

Salta is a colonial city founded in 1582 in a nice region of northwestern Argentina. The Hispanic architecture of the city with impressive buildings dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries, several museums and various cultural events are the main tourist attractions of the city. The excursions in the region include the train journey "El Tren a las Nubes" (The Train in the Clouds) that crosses the Andes at 4,220 m. above mean sea level.

Cardones national park, Argentina
Cardones national park, Argentina.

The Cardones national park is located in the province of Salta. It is named after the "cardones", a specie of cacti which are prevalent in the area. 



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See also

Argentina > Pictures and travelogues > Salinas grandes
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Images from Salta and the Cardones National Park. Travel guide and directory to Argentina.