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Tolhuin is a town in the province of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. It has 1,382 inhabitants as per the. It is located on the eastern shore of Lake Fagnano, in the southern part of the Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego. It is the third largest settlement on the Argentine side of Tierra del Fuego after Ushuaia and Río Grande.Tolhuin was founded on October 9, 1972. The word means "like a heart" in Selk'nam language. It lies on National Route 3, and is the only town between the cities of Ushuaia (about 103 kilometres to the south) and Río Grande (about 133 kilometres to the north) on this motorway.AttractionsPanadería La Unión is a bakery located near Tolhuin that has become famous in Argentina. Most buses going to Ushuaia stop here so their passengers can rest, have a coffee, and eat some baked goods. The walls are lined with signed photographs of celebrities, mostly Argentine, who have come here over the decades.Top Gear IncidentTolhuin was the site of an attack on the film crew from the programme Top Gear. The crew was pelted with stones in a protest over the Falkland Islands conflictTolhuin is in Province of Tierra del Fuego. Customize your holiday with our Argentina day trip planner to create an adventure that suits you.
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