Parque de los Tecajetes
On the plaza's north side is the Palacio Municipal.
Pinacoteca Diego Rivera
Tucked beneath the west side of the plaza, this small gallery houses a modest collection of Rivera’s works, as well as pieces from other...
As unfinished as Schubert’s Eighth Symphony, Xalapa’s cathedral lacks a second tower rather than a grand musical finale but it still...
Teatro del Estado Ignacio de la Llave
The impressive state theatre hosts both the Orquesta Sinfónica de Xalapa and the Ballet Folklórico of the Universidad Veracruzana. It is...
Lonely Planet review
Another dense, jungle-like nature park where you’ll forget you’re in the city. It’s 1km from the center on Avenida Ávila Camacho. Joggers and walkers enjoy rustic paths and stone aqueducts.