The city of San Rafael offers different options for tourists of all ages . Nestled on the banks of the Río Diamante , seduces all who visit, with its buildings , its night , local food and wine blooded .
His sports centers, their playground, their casinos and shopping promenade framed to meet the expectations of visitors to its streets. Different styles ranging from colonial to Rococo , through the Renaissance , neo- romantic and modern buildings that were built respecting the historical heritage of the city are mixed .
The city rides and attractions are varied :
Elena House and Fausto Burgos
Located at the intersection of Saavedra and Chile, this house built in the early twentieth century is now a cultural center but Fausto Burgos belonged to the writer and his wife Elena .
Kept inside the library with over 3,000 volumes and a collection of artwork from the Inca culture , artistic silver , musical instruments and paintings.
Fausto Burgos was born in 1888 in Tucuman , Salta and Catamarca attended where he received master and taught and then attended college Mathematics in La Plata. Always related to the literary activity books and papers published in the press. He lived in Jujuy and later moved to San Rafael , short stay of Burgos. Although his adventurous spirit led him to make numerous trips , always sanrafaelina returned to earth, to pursue his teaching and literary work . In his copious work , Burgos plasma rescues and literary attitudes, customs , linguistic peculiarities , toponímicos characters , names of plants, animals, wind , meticulously saving from oblivion a large area of our folk heritage.
Plaza General San Martin
The French Rodolfo Iselín ( development driver in San Rafael and the manager of the French Colony ) donated the land to build this picturesque square . Layout was made by Mr. Fiorini .
In the beginning, in 1925 , there was a bust of General San Martín , until in 1928 the equestrian bronze statue seated on rocks that can be seen today was emplaced . In it , General San Martin raises his right arm pointing the way that made the Army of the Andes to free the peoples of South America control the crown of Spain .