Attractions

Top Choice Plaza in Córdoba

Parque de 21 de Mayo

You don't come to Córdoba’s main plaza to tick off a list of 'sights.' You come here to live life. The square vies with Veracruz city's as the region’s most jazzy and vibrant. It’s far larger than the port city’s pl…
Museum in Córdoba

Museo de Antropología

This museum, which is a part of the city university, has a modest but interesting collection of artifacts including a fine Aztec ball-court marker and some Olmec figurines. There's also a replica of the magnificent …
Cathedral in Córdoba

Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepción

Dating from 1688, this blue baroque cathedral has an elaborate facade flanked by twin bell towers. The interior is surprisingly ornate for Mexico, with gold-leaf detailing and marble floors. The chapel features cand…
Park in Córdoba

Parque Ecológico Paso Coyol

Formerly a 4-hectare abandoned lot overrun by ‘delinquents,’ this eco-conscious park is now patronized by cordobeses, who run and walk trails that snake around gardens punctuated with exercise stations. Your meager …
Historic Building in Córdoba

Ex-Hotel Zevallos

Built in 1687, this is the former home of the condes (counts) of Zevallos. It’s on the northeast side of Parque de 21 de Mayo, behind the portales. Plaques in the courtyard record that Juan O’Donojú and Agustín de I…