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Concordia is an excellent example of a flourishing city in Entre Rios, located at 440 kilometres from Buenos Aires. It lies on the western shore of the Uruguay River, on the border with Uruguay.


Concordia has a population of over 172,000 inhabitants. It is also the second most populated city in Entre Ríos. The population in this region was made up of immigrants: Italian, Spanish, German and Jewish.

Get in[edit]

There are buses from Buenos Aires.

The smaller city of Salto, Uruguay, right across the river, is accessible by a bridge over Salto Grande Dam, north of the city.

Get around[edit]


In this bicentennial city, there is the San Carlos Palace. This place inspired Saint-Exupéry to write part of his famous book The Little Prince.

There are diverse cultural sites to visit such as the Jewish Museum, the Arruabarrena House and the Ethnological and Anthropological Museum.

Other tourist attractions are its hot springs and its rivers and lakes, where people can go fishing. At Salto Grande Dam there are plenty of dorado fish.






  • 1 D' Charrúas Hostel, Aristóbulo del Valle 31, +54 9 345 494-1601. Very family-oriented, as in fellow travelers being like extended family. People get together over breakfast here. $22.
  • 2 Cristobal Hotel Boutique, 1 de Mayo 185, +54 345 422-1486. Here they have a bathtub-like pool where yourself and one other person might be able to get in, but, not to worry because they have a complimentary breakfast and also a restobar adjacent to occupy your time.
  • 3 Hotel Del Rio, Av. Eva Perón 1459, +54 345 422-2531. This one is especially good if you like your hotels to be lavender in color. It also has a pool that is contention for smallest pool in Concordia probably. $36.


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