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Top Choice Notable Building in Córdoba

Manzana Jesuítica

Córdoba’s beautiful Manzana Jesuítica (Jesuit Block), like its counterpart in Buenos Aires, is also known as the Manzana de las Luces (Block of Enlightenment), and was initially associated with the influential Jesui…
Top Choice Gallery in Córdoba

Museo Superior de Bellas Artes Evita

The Palacio Ferrerya – Nueva Córdoba’s landmark building – was built in 1914 and designed by Ernest Sanson in the Louis XVI style. The building itself is amazing, and has now been converted into this fine-arts museu…
Top Choice Gallery in Córdoba

Paseo del Buen Pastor

This cultural center and performance space was built in 1901 as a combined chapel, monastery and women’s prison. In mid-2007 it was re-inaugurated to showcase work by Córdoba’s young and emerging artists. The centra…
Argentine in Córdoba

El Papagayo

For a special dining experience, book a table inside this sleek two-floor restaurant, set in a narrow but light-flooded passageway. Chef Javier Rodriguez conjures up a gastronomic feast showcasing small plates that …
Cafe in Córdoba

Brunchería

Down in the hipster sector of Güemes, the Brunchería offers a great mix of fresh decor, yummy food and cool music. It's a good spot for that second breakfast (in case the typical morning fare of coffee and croissant…
Argentine in Córdoba

La Vieja Esquina

A cozy little lunch spot with stools and window seating. Don't expect elaborate meals – it's mostly empanadas, locro (a spicy stew of maize, beans, beef, pork and sausage) and other mainstays – but they're tops when…
Market in Córdoba

Feria Artesanal Paseo de las Artes

On weekends, the hip neighborhood of Güemes hosts this colorful artisans market, one of the country’s best.
Museum in Córdoba

Museo de la Memoria

A chilling testament to the excesses of Argentina’s military dictatorship, this museum occupies a space formerly used as a clandestine center for detention and torture. It was operated by the dreaded Department of I…
Church in Córdoba

Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús

Designed by the Flemish Padre Philippe Lemaire, this church dates from 1645 but was not completed until 1671, with the successful execution of Lemaire’s plan for a cedar roof in the form of an inverted ship’s hull. …
Museum in Córdoba

Museo Histórico de la Universidad Nacional de Córdoba

In 1613 Fray Fernando de Trejo y Sanabria founded the Seminario Convictorio de San Javier, which, after being elevated to university status in 1622, became the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, the country’s oldest. …