Mar del Plata

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Mar del Plata, popularly known as Mardel, is the second largest city in Buenos Aires Province, and the seventh largest city in Argentina with a population of over 660,000 residents. The city is one of the major fishing ports and biggest seaside beach resort in Argentina, as a top beach resort town that boasts 10 miles of sandy beaches. Mardel offers its tourists with history, outdoor sports, and galleries from classical style to more avant garde notions, including the Museum of Fangio and Museum del Mar. The city is the most visited city in Argentina, as the most popular beach destination in the country with famous destinations such as Playa Bristol, Playa Varese, Playa La Perla, and Playa Grande. Among the other tourist spots in the city include Torre Tanque, Aquarium Mar del Plata, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Puerto Mar del Plata, Torreón del Monje, and Aquasol Parque Acuatico. Mar del Plata’s economy is led by the service sector, followed by tourism, agriculture, horticultural, metal mechanic, chemical, and fishing.