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Plaza 9 de Julio

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Address: Av Tavella s/n, Salta, Argentina
Phone Number: 2804602119
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Nice beautifully sqaure

Spanish colonial at its best. Very clean and not touristy at all. It's pleasant to sit here and people watch. Most of the main musuems and churches in Salta are here or near the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2016
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Spanish colonial at its best. Very clean and not touristy at all. It's pleasant to sit here and people watch. Most of the main musuems and churches in Salta are here or near the square. It is wise to choose your accommodation close to here. Many night markets in side streets of the square. Safe and good atmosphere.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

In a very good location, a lot of local shop to visit and food places with god prices and great variety of plates

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Croton on Hudson, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

when visiting salta you can not miss the place it is the center of the old city and a lovely place to visit

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New York City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Our hotel was not far from Plaza 9 de Julio and we decided to walk around it. There were a lot of people from various backgrounds: tourists, local kids, families, church goers...There were plenty of cafes to choose from, some nice stores selling good leather products, hotels etc. The Cathedral of Salta is right there as well. There is a... More 

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

A quiet place to rest, read or take in the local life in Salta. Free wifi, drinking fountain, plenty of trees and many cafes all around the outside. The square livens up in the evenings, as do all things in this part of the world.

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Albury, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

This is a lovely colonial square with the cathedral and many restaurants as well as the MAAM where the mummies are. We didn't try any of the restaurants so cannot comment. We were there on International Women's Day and there was a march going on. One of the marchers gave my wife a IWD brooch; that's the kind of place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

A much nicer community atmosphere in this plaza than in other plazas in Argentina. Restaurants are great for people watching but have terrible service and food.

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

A good place to rest and enjoy the local scenery. Nothing fancy but calm. Restaurants nearby are a bit expensive, try to get out of the center for cheaper food

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Vienna, Austria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

The main place of Salta is really beautiful, with dominant cathedral (really worth to see from inside!) and incredible museum MAAM. What is unfortunately a catastrophy, are (most of) the restaurants there. We tried few of them - of course you expect them to be a bit pricy, but if you for that even get really bad food, than it's... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

A lovely place where everything you need comes together. There are shops and lots of cafes where you can try their famous empanadas and take in the world as it walks past.

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