Ushuaia, the uttermost corner of the World
The City of Ushuaia represents the southernmost corner of the world. It is located on the shores of the Beagle Channel, at the southern tip of¬† Tierra del Fuego Island, and surrounded by the Martial Mounts.
Its superlative location allows you to enjoy sea, mountains and forests¬†at the same time.
Ushuaia’s name¬†comes from the language¬†of the¬†y√°manas or¬†yaghanes indians, its¬†original inhabitants,¬†and means “bay that penetrates¬†westward.”
Ushuaia is a young city. The city foundation was in October 12, 1884 when an argentine expedition arrived to establishing a sub-prefecture.
However, some 300 Anglican missionaries of the South¬†American Missionary Society already populated the area.¬†They built the first houses¬†and took care of¬†evangelize the¬†natives.
For Argentinean people Ushuaia began to be known in the early¬†twentieth¬†century when it was¬†decided to build¬†there a prison.
The prison of Ushuaia is part of the city‚Äôs history and the prisoners were the ‚Äúfirst settlers‚ÄĚ.
The picturesque¬†village¬†suffered¬†a sudden¬†onset¬†of¬†population growth¬†since¬†the 1970’s, thanks to¬†a special regime of¬†industrial promotion.
Today,¬†Ushuaia¬†is a tourist¬†city¬†with¬†international airport and¬†all necessary services.¬†It is also¬†a cruise port¬†and the closest deepwater port to the¬†Antarctic.
Ushuaia is a paradisiacal place.¬†It’s the End of the World, and that is barely enough to say…
The ideal trip for those willing to know Argentina's travel icons: Perito Moreno Glacier in El Calafate, the End of the World in Ushuaia, the indispensable and mysterious Buenos Aires and the new Wonder of the World, The Iguaz√ļ Falls.
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