If you decide to pay a visit, don't forget to check out Messi's childhood house as well.
- With a population of 1.3m, Rosario is the third-largest city in Argentina, only behind Cordoba and capital Buenos Aires.
- Rosario gets its name from the Virgin of the Rosary, the city's patron.
- The city is an important economic hub, famed for its agricultural and manufactured goods export.
- The asteroid 14812 Rosario was named in the city's honour; there was an astronomical observatory inaugurated there in 1970.
- The Invention Island — A 5,140 square metres recreational space that merges science and art where visitors can learn about the most fundamental inventions in modern history.
- National Flag Memorial — a monumental complex co commemorate Manuel Belgrano, creator of the Argentine flag, who raised it for the first time on an island in the Parana River on February 27, 1812.
- Independence Park — one of the most visited attractions in the city that celebrates Argentina's independence from Spain.
- Besides, there are numerous museums, theatres and galleries that you can visit in Rosario.
- Rosario is the birthplace of such players as Leo Messi, Angel Di Maria, Maximiliano Rodriguez, Ezequiel Lavezzi, Mauro Icardi, Giovani Lo Celso, Ezequiel Garay, Ever Banega and many more.
- Football coaches Marcelo Bielsa, Cesar Luis Menotti (Barcelona coach 1983/84, World Cup winner in 1978) and Tata Martino.
- Marxist revolutionary and guerrilla leader Che Guevara was born here.
- Actress Libertad Lamarque, field hockey player Luciana Aymar, Ruby player Juan Imhoff are all Rosarians as well.