Visiting san isidro using the coast train

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From Retiro train station (thief warning) you can take two trains that will take you to San Isidro. The branch you need to take is called mitre, one goes up to Tigre and the other one to Bartolome mitre, both of them will take you to San isidro. In this article, we will talk about the Retiro - Bartolome Mitre branch. Once you get into the train you have to get off at the last train station (Bartolome Mitre), there you will arrive at the first train station of “Tren de la costa” called “Maipu”. Once there you have to walk up to to the end and follow the signs. The coast train has a very nice tour and there are many train stations where you can get off.

Tren de la costa estacion San Isidro

San isidro train station

Currently, the station is abandoned, but it used to be a very active train station in the 90s with cinemas, skating rink and many shops. The station is secure if you go by day since it has some security. If you like to take photos of abandoned places, this could be a great opportunity.

Mitre Park

Catedral San Isidro

When you leave the station you will see the Mitre park. At the weekends at this park, you will find a nice craft fair. The park sourrondings are very nice since there are a lot of historical and old houses, some of them remains is to Colonia at Uruguay. If you continue walking towards the other side of the park you will see the San Isidro Cathedral.

Quinta los ombues

Quinta Los Ombúes

Quinta los ombues is very close to the Cathredal. This Quinta is now a small free museum (a donation is recommended). The house is very nice and you will see a very nice view of the garden. The house is located at the historical helmet of San Isidro and the interior is incredible.

Quinta Los Ombúes

At the same street were this house is located you will find a public balcony with a view of the river and the coast neighbourhood of San Isidro.

Mirador San Isidro