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Comodoro Rivadavia

Country
Argentina
State
City
Comodoro Rivadavia
Type of Location
Multiple
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Places to Visit
How to Reach

By Air

General Enrique Mosconi International Airport (IATA: CRD, ICAO: SAVC) is an airport in Chubut Province, Argentina serving the city of Comodoro Rivadavia.It is the main hub from LADE and it's also served by Aerolineas Argentinas and LAN Argentina.It was built in 1929 and was officially inaugurated with an Aeroposta Argentina flight between Bahia Blanca and Comodoro Rivadavia via San Antonio Oeste and Trelew on November 1st, 1929.The new terminal was constructed in 1952.Since 2000 it has been operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000.In January 2008, 21,439 passengers flew through Mosconi Airport and in 2007 289,750 passengers.It has a 3,415m2 passenger terminal 137,500m2 of runways and a 1,050m2 hangar.

By Bus

Bus 8 Directo Palazzo (AR$1.50) goes directly to the airport from outside the downtown bus terminal.Expreso Rada Tilly links Comodoro’s bus terminal to the nearby beach resort (AR$2) every 20 minutes on weekdays and every 30 minutes on weekends.

By Ferry

located on the Gulf San Jorge in the city of Comodoro Rivadavia.Separates it from its location just 2 km from the city's industrial park and 20 km from International Airport General Enrique Mosconi.

Key places to visit
Ferroportuario Historical Circuit, Coastal Marine Park Patagonia, Ferroportuario Museum, Book Fair Comodoro Rivadavia, Grand Gourmet in Patagonia, National Day of Oil Discovery, Coastal beach, Petroleum Museum


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Places to Visit

Ferroportuario Historical Circuit

The circuit includes a set of buildings located ferroportuaria in the city center.Plant Begins in Ex Port of Comodoro Rivadavia, which is currently the Ceptur (Exhibition Centre and Tourism Promotion).This area was declared a national historic landmark and provincial heritage.The circuit continues in historic facilities for port, eg port warehouses, housing of staff in 1932, water tanks, pump house and workshops of the port.The circuit also includes visits to the former railroad station on Avenida Rivadavia and July 9, which enables communication between Comodoro Rivadavia and Sarmiento facilitating economic and social development of the area and the port city with modern infrastructure for the time.

Coastal Marine Park Patagonia

is a protected area located north of San Jorge gulf between out two bays and Quintano island in the province of Chubut, Argentina.It was created on October 18, 2007 by Provincial Law No. 5668 and then ratified the creation of National Law No. 26,446, enacted on December 3, 2008, as a space for conservation, management and rational use of species marine and terrestrial species and their habitats.Since 2001, the Fundación Patagonia Natural and Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have begun to encourage their protection.It is managed by the National Parks Administration and the province.Includes Cape Provincial Wildlife Reserve Two Bays.It is a APCM (coastal marine protected area), forming part of SIAPCM (System Interjurisdictional Coastal Marine Protected Areas).

Ferroportuario Museum

Located on the downtown works in the former Railways Station, more precisely on the top floor of the former railway station, this museum is housed.It has 6 showrooms, digital images, pictures and heritage objects.Reserve an area for port archive file, with the aim of cataloging, classification and disposal of its documentary.It was declared a National Historic Landmark by the Law No. 24798 in 1997 and have protection of environment through the project museum ferroportuario, which contains sites important to preserve as the water tower, pump house, mill, workshop, slewing platform of locomotives, storage sheds and adjacent squares.Sites that keep local history.

Book Fair Comodoro Rivadavia

It has 13 editions in the city, that is performed without interruption since 1995.In 2009 the 14 th presentation was halted by economic crisis, which also came to suspend Children's Book Fair of Buenos Aires and Youth.costs that caused the world problems of Influenza A in terms of days of classes not taught.Also not had the support of publishers for the presence of national authorities and last but not least is the lack of adequate space to accommodate an activity that is divided into three areas need a place to stand, another closed book presentations and conferences and one more for the stage, where different artistic activities occur.Rather lacking for Commodore to finish the show floor.

Grand Gourmet in Patagonia

Important regional gastronomic event, the first edition held in October 2010 with great impact, great support from exhibitors and visitors. For the second edition of September 30, 1 and October 2, 2011 is the declaration of interest in the Ministry of Tourism of the Nation (Resolution 198/2011), and participation as sponsors of: Ministry of Foreign Trade, Tourism and Investment Chubut, the Ministry of Tourism of Santa Cruz, the Ministry of Tourism of the Municipality of Comodoro Rivadavia and Aerolineas Argentinas.It also has support from major media in the region, ensuring a sustained exposure and publicity for the communication of the event and its participants.Place of performance is the Austral Plaza Hotel and its various meeting rooms, providing an ideal environment to enjoy all activities.

National Day of Oil Discovery

For many National Party simply Petroleum. Were held on 13 December every year to commemorate the discovery in 1907 of oil in Argentina, in the then small town.The event most beautiful quotes for the election of the "National Oil Queen" political and cultural events.In 2007 upon completion of 100 years of discovery of oil, President Cristina Fernandez made ​​special mention to Commodore and coined a $ 2 coin, widely used in the region.How could it be otherwise is one of the most important holidays in Patagonia and more homage.

Coastal beach

is characterized by areas of pebbles and sand reduced.In summer it is used as a spa.The existence of the port as a backup to the swell of the sea facilitates the practice of sports throughout the year.It has cliffs around 60 meters high, which gives a peculiar beauty. Near the coast there are ships at berth, restaurants and a marina.

Petroleum Museum

considered a site museum, built by YPF in 1987 in the heart of "Barrio km 3 "around the historic Well No. 2, December 13, 1907.On display inside the phases of the origin of the universe, geology, paleontology, historical documentation of the state enterprise and stages from exploration to marketing the oil.In the gardens, valuable items such as machinery, equipment and tools from the early twentieth century.It is considered one of the world's largest following, with respect to its contents, together with that of Russia and the United States.It is administered by the National University of Patagonia San Juan Bosco.

Right Time to Visit

April - August
December - February

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