Córdoba: culture, nature and amazing landscapes
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If you are planning a trip to Argentina, do not hesitate to include a visit tp Cordoba province besides from Buenos Aires. Get to know the city, that is called with the same name as the province, and its different tourist activities. Cordoba, the second most populated city after Buenos Aires, invites you to discover its rich culture: musicals, museums, shows, fairs, festivals and historical and cultural centers.
Discover the 3 must-do in Cordoba city!

VISIT THE JESUIT BLOCK: located in the city's central area, you will get to know: the Church and the Jesus Society Residence; the Domestic Chapel; the Rector's Office of the National University of Cordoba (old Maximo of the Jesus Society School) with its dependencies, Cloister, Hall of Degrees, Main Library, and the National School of Monserrat. These buildings represent the presence of the Jesus Society and bring together the expression of the baroque art in Latin America. It is a unique cultural and historical place that can be visited on foot and through tunnels. The Jesuit Block has been declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000. In addition to the Jesuit Block, visit the imposing Cordoba Cathedral with architectural features from the colonial period; it is an old building from the 16th Century that is in the city center. Here remain illustrious persons from Cordoba: Chieftain General Jose Maria Paz and Dean Gregorio Funes.

GET AMAZED BY THE CULTURAL GOLDEN HALF LEAGUE: a passage that concentrates great artistic and architectural value with several cultural places of Cordoba city. This route is around 2.500 meters long that goes between the San Martin Park and the Sarmiento Park, which was designed by the architect Carlos Thays. The walk includes all the following points:

- Real Theatre: known for its halls Azucena Carmona, Jolie Libois and Eugenio Filipelli.

- Libertador San Martin Theatre: a historical construction designed by Francesco Tamburini.

- Paseo del Buen Pastor: a cultural, tourist and recreational complex. In the past, it functioned as an asylum and a women's prison and today maintains the central axis of the Chapel and the Cloisters. Here you can enjoy concerts, choirs, painting exhibitions, dancing water shows, among other activities.

-Superior Museum of Fine Arts Evita - Ferreyra Palace: considered one of the most notable buildings with 12 permanent exhibition halls, an auditorium, a workshop room, main library, and an interpretation place. A true historical jewel of Cordoba city.

-New Provincial Museum Dionisi Palace: functions as the first photographic museum in Cordoba. The museum has 12 exhibition halls distributed over two floors.

- Provincial Museum of Fine Arts Emilio Caraffa: located in Sarmiento Park. This museum has nine exhibition halls and is one of the most important references for the visual arts in Argentina.

- Provincial Museum of Natural Sciences Dr. Arturo Umberto Illia: located in the New Cordoba neighborhood and named after an Argentinean past President (Arturo Umberto Illia). Here you will find the biology and paleontology collections, a journey through time!

- City of Arts: a very important artistic and educational center in Latin America, which has a national and international program of theater plays, musical shows, comedies, dances, institutional events, among others. This artistic pole is part of the campus of the provincial Córdoba University, located on a place of around four hectares in the green lung of the city.

GET TO KNOW COLONIA CAROYA AND ITS UNIQUE FLAVORS: located 55 kilometers north of Cordoba city, it is a place in the Sierras Chicas area that is worth visiting. Why? Because it brings together three essential conditions when traveling: tranquility, nature, and excellent cuisine. Referents for their salamis, cheeses production, homemade pasta, and high-quality wines. Here you will have the opportunity to visit beautiful vineyards and wineries. Discover the customs of the first Italians who founded this town (immigrants from Friuli and Udine), and the place that housed the Jesuit missions, whose history is detailed in the Provincial Museum of Caroya's House. That's not all, get to know the Jesuit Estancia (Ranch) of Colonia Caroya, which was declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO, in 2000. It was was the first agricultural and livestock establishment, organized by the Jesus Society in 1616. Its structure has an architecture of the 17th, 18th, and 19th Century. Take a trip to the history of Cordoba through its origins, customs, and culinary flavors!
However, Cordoba is much more than culture, landscapes and gastronomy. It is a province that also offers many activities for adventure and sport tourism, with options such as: golfing, mountain bike, trekking, nautical activities, horseback riding, abseiling, diving, climbing, paragliding, sport fishing, zip-lining, windsurfing, wakeboarding, rowing, kayaking, among others.

Did you know…
  • The flight from Buenos Aires to Cordoba has a 1:30 hours duration.
  • he historic building of the Libertador San Martin Theatre will host the VIII International Congress of Spanish Language (CILE), from March 27-30th, 2019.
  • Cordoba is a destination to visit throughout the year because of its good temperatures. It is mild humid subtropical with a dry winter, known as Pampean climate.

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