Tigre, Argentina

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TIGRE owes its poetic name to the jaguars – popularly known as tigres in Latin America – that inhabited the Delta region until the beginning of the twentieth century. The town sits on an island bounded by the Río Luján, the Río Reconquista and the Río Tigre and was first documented in 1635 under the name of El Pueblo de las Conchas, a small settlement that functioned as a defensive outpost against Portuguese invasions. A favoured summer retreat of the Porteño elite in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the town's sumptuous mansions and …
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Tigre Hostel

If you are coming to Tigre you must stay at The Tigre Hostel & Suites. The hostel is set in a refurbished 1860s house in the centre of the historical area of Tigre. From Tigre Hostel ...