It is popularly known as "Capital City of Entre Ríos Culture" or as the "Histórica" (Historical City) since it has eight historical monuments outstanding San José Palace
which was the main residence of General Justo José de Urquiza -first Constitutional President of Argentina- today National Historical Museum.
On the verge of the river there are six beaches and isles that provide you with the chance of enjoying under the sun sports like water skiing, sailing, rowing, windsurfing, jet skiing, wakeboarding, swimming or fishing of dorado, pejerrey, surubí, pacú and armado.
From the city, you can go on excursions along Paysandú Costanera Avenue, to Parque Norte (Northern Park), Ricardo López Jordán Park where you can admire the isle of the birds, the grotto with the image of Ceferino Namuncurá or the artifitial lake respectively.
In January and February, on Saturdays, the Carnivals of Concepción del Uruguay (2015 dates: January 17 through February 14, at Predio Multieventos) come to life in the city providing the region with a range of attractive colours and where the whole family can enjoy in an inexpensive way the joy and rhythm of the music as well as the dancing bodies that make this celebration an unlosable event.
Recently inaugurated, the hot springs of Concepción
have contributed a tourist attraction that lets visitors find a new excuse to come along to this wonderful destination.