Starting with the Cathedral of Loreto, located on the streets Lavalle and Federico Moreno, crossing the Plaza Sarmiento diagonally towards the northeast through Buenos Aires Street, is the Municipal Aquarium with an interesting variety of species, and the Snake house. Then towards the North, there are the O’Higgins Park, with a playground for children and the Gabriela Mistral Theatre.
Then there is the Plaza Pedro del Castillo, the foundation area of Mendoza (March 2, 1561), there is a beautiful museum, in which it is possible to observe “trenches” of archaeological excavations, elements and images from the Mendoza past. In the back, there are modules and friezes by modern artists who evoke the life of the Huarpe and cultural-historical facts. Almost at the center of the square, there is the crypt of the original fountain, which used to receive the drinking water at the time. A frieze of impressive dimensions lies on the west sidewalk of the square completing an impeccable architectural collection. The tour ends at the ruins of San Francisco, across from the square, declared a National Historical Monument; a few blocks away, there is the San Martín solarium and on the Montecaseros street there is the Church of La Merced.