Palacio de Gobierno
An unfinished masterpiece, Xalapa’s cathedral lacks a second tower but still impresses with its scale and grandiosity. Moreover, rather...
Xalapa's centrally located main square feels like a terrace, with its south side overlooking the valley below and the snowcapped cone of...
On the plaza's north side is the Palacio Municipal.
Gran Café de la Parroquia
A cousin to the renowned branch in Veracruz city, the Gran Café is a fine place for a morning coffee and breakfast but it lacks the...
Hidden downstairs in the Mesón del Alférez Xalapa, this brightly decorated place attracts a crowd of loyal regulars who come for the...
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Palacio de Gobierno information
On the east side of the plaza is the Palacio de Gobierno, the seat of Veracruz' state government. It has a fine mural depicting the history of justice above the stairway near the eastern entrance on Enríquez.