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Córdoba is inland from Veracruz. The city boasts of its historical importance, its colonial places and buildings, its cultural centers, parks and its gastronomy.


Córdoba is the business center for the State of Veracruz. It is within the mountains about a 90-minute drive northwest.

Córdoba is the location of the signing of the Mexican Independence Treaty with Spain (September 15, 1821). The building where the treaty was signed still stands on the city square. There is a significant celebration in town every September 15.

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There is no airport. Fly to Veracruz and either rent a car or take a bus.

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Map of Córdoba (Mexico)


Cordoba Cathedral
  • Parque de 21 de Mayo, the central plaza, uses the traditional Spanish layout, with a church on the east side, the Palacio Municipal (city hall) on the west, and commercial establishments on the north and south sides.
  • 1 Cordoba Cathedral (Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepción de Córdoba), Av. 3 301, Centro (ZMH "A"). A beautiful cathedral in eclectic style with baroque and neoclassical architecture from the 17th century considered a historical monument. Cathedral of Córdoba (Q8342833) on Wikidata Cathedral of Córdoba, Veracruz on Wikipedia


  • The Paso Coyol Ecological Park (Parque ecológico Paso Coyol) is a 4-ha park (9.9 acres) that was once an abandoned lot.


  • Córdoba Dance Festival: It takes place every 2 years in different venues in the city of Córdoba, although it has already been extended to Veracruz and Xalapa as a special gala. It is part of the Youth America Grand Prix and attracts representatives from the best dance schools worldwide.
  • Emilio Carballido Festival: It is held every year in August in honor of the Cordovan playwright Emilio Carballido Fentanes . Within the framework of this festival there are presentations of books, orchestras, opera, dance, dance, painting, cinema, and photography.
  • Córdoba Treaties Festival: It is held every year in celebration of the signing of the treaties that gave Mexico freedom from Spain. Its main venues are the Pedro Díaz Theater and the Los Portales cultural center.
  • Empanada Festival: It takes place every August 21 of each year in which all the types of empanadas that are in the region are presented.




  • 1 Hot dogs y hamburguesas Toño, Av 11 411.
  • 2 Taqueria San Jose, Av 9-bis calle 10, Av 9-bis Parque.
  • 3 Gorditas Favi, Av. 5 22.
  • 4 Restaurante el Rincón de Cerro Tunilla, Av 2 & Calle 1.
  • 5 Tortas Marcelino, Av. 7 703.
  • 6 Torteria Doña Ade, Av. 5 y 7.
  • 7 Taqueria Jhonny, C. 9, Centro.


Around the Hospital Covadonga are several very good restaurants.

  • 8 Mesón de la Jaiba, Av. 3 613.
  • 9 Tasca 1821, Av 1 105.
  • 10 Alcurnia Cocina de Cantina, 94560, Av. 5 1803.
  • 11 Casa Romitta, Calle 22 #903 avenida 9 y 9 bis.
  • 12 De Norte A Sur Cocina Mexicana, C. 22 907.
  • 13 Madison Grill, Plaza San José, Av 9-bis.


  • 14 La Brigada, C. 22 917.



  • 1 Casa Bonita Hotel y Hostal, Av. 5 1601, +52 271 717 8099. Check-in: 14:00, check-out: 12:00. The city's first backpackers hostel. Privates M$480, dorms M$160.
  • 2 Hotel Mallorca, Av. 4 511, Centro, 94500 Córdoba, Ver., Mexico, +52 271 712 0491. A cheap place near the main plaza with decent Google reviews. They offer a rooms for 3 hours and rent bathrooms and showers. $130+.
  • 3 Hotel Villa Florida, Av. 1 No. 3002, +52 271 716 3333.
  • 4 Hotel Virreynal, Av. 1 309, +52 271 712 2377.


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