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It’s an old guidebook cliché, but Córdoba really is an intriguing mix of old and new. Where else will you find DJs spinning electro-tango in crowded student bars next to 17th-century colonial Jesuit ruins?

Despite being a whopping 444 miles (715km) away from Buenos Aires, Córdoba is anything but a provincial backwater – in 2006 the city was awarded the hefty designation of Cultural Capital of the Americas, and the title fit like a glove. Four excellent municipal galleries – dedicated to emerging, contemporary, classical and fine art respectively – are within easy walking distance of each other and the city center.

Explore Córdoba


Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Córdoba.

Top experiences

Whether it’s a guided tour of a historic landmark, private tasting of local delicacies, or an off-road adventure — explore the best experiences in Córdoba.