Centro Ecológico de Sonora
The central orange-tree-shaded main plaza is fronted by the Catedral de la Asunción (constructed 1877–1908) and the Palacio de Gobierno...
New in the city center this spectacular and airy art museum has edgy exhibitions, cultural events, short films and bizarre...
Museo de Sonora
On the east side of Cerro de la Campana in a stone-walled, century-old former jail, this museum has comprehensive exhibits (in Spanish)...
In the Zona Hotelera, intimate Mochomos (literally ‘shredded beef’) serves Sonoran fusion cuisine. With the city in the heart of beef...
Lonely Planet review
This lush botanical garden and zoo 7km south of center features an excellent array of plants and wildlife from Sonora’s mountains, deserts and prairies, including the endangered, antelope-like Sonoran pronghorn (berrendo): North America’s fastest-moving land animal. Take the southbound Línea 11 bus from the west side of Jardín Juárez out into the southern suburbs and get off when the bus turns north off Xolotl on to Templo de Tláloc, then walk 600m south on Templo de Tláloc.