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There's plenty of stuff to do in Mar del Plata both related to beach tourism and its marvelous historical monuments. The beaches most visited by tourists are in the city center and to the south.

Among the most famous of the seaside attractions in Mar del Plata are Perla, Varese, Punta Iglesias, and Acevedo beaches. Just off the water, one of the top Mar del Plata attractions is the Provincial Hotel and Central Casino. Visiting it is one of the most popular Mar del Plata activities for tourists in the city. The casino is one of the largest in the world and it houses the Provincial Centre Auditorium and Theatre of Arts.

Millennium Square is located opposite the Casino on Maritime Boulevard, and at its center is one of the most beautiful things to see in Mar del Plata: a great fountain measuring 40 meters across known as the Fountain of Dancing Waters because its movements are accompanied by six songs of the musician and Argentine composer Litto Vitale. Nearby we also have places to visit in Mar del Plata like La Rambla, Las Recovas, and the Plaza Colón.

Still wondering what to do in Mar del Plata? There are important historical monuments like the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Cecilia, the Lobos de Mar and the Tower. The monument to the fur seal is formed of two sculptures located on La Rambla. And there is the memorial monument to Alfonsina Storni, remembering the writer who committed suicide on the beach in La Perla.

There are many more things to do in Mar de Plata -- go into the city ​​and discover all it has to offer. In addition the city is adjacent to other interesting locations for coastal tourism: San Clemente del Tuyú, Aguas Verdes, Lucila del Mar, Mar de Ajo, Pinamar, Ostende, Cariló, Valeria del Mar, and Villa Gesell, among others. Visit Minube to learn even more about this exciting destination.
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