Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Orizaba

Palacio de Hierro

The ‘Iron Palace’ is Orizaba’s fanciful art nouveau landmark. The palace’s interior has been converted into half a dozen small museums. Most notable are the Museo de la Cerveza, tracking Orizaba’s beer industry; the…
Top Choice Cable Car in Orizaba

Teleférico de Orizaba

Orizaba's newest attraction (opened in 2014) is this cable car, which rattles and sways visitors from its riverside site across from the Palacio Municipal right up to the top of the Cerro del Borrego hill for incred…
Museum in Orizaba

Museo de Arte del Estado

Orizaba’s wonderful Museo de Arte del Estado is housed in a gorgeously restored colonial building dating from 1776. The museum is divided into rooms that include Mexico’s second-most-important permanent Diego Rivera…
Plaza in Orizaba

Parque Castillo

Smaller than your average Mexican city plaza, Parque Castillo is bereft of the normally standard Palacio Municipal (town hall), which sits several blocks away on Av Colón Poniente. Instead, it is watched over by the…
Park in Orizaba

Parque Alameda

About 1km west of the center, Parque Alameda is either a very large plaza or a very small park, depending on your expectations. What it doesn’t lack is activity. Aside from the obligatory statues of dead heroes, you…