Best Things To Do in Cordoba, Argentina

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With so many colonial buildings in the city, there are many sites for visitors to explore.

  • THE MANZANA DE LOS JESUITAS: Built by the Jesuits in the 17thand 18thcenturies, it was declared Humanity’s patrimony by UNESCO. The whole block is lined with the same Jesuit colonial buildings in the city centre.
  • PARQUE SARMIENTO: This is the most popular parkin the city and it hosts a zoo, a beautiful flower garden and an artificial lake. This is a great place to visit in the afternoon for a leisurely walk or a picnic.
  • PARQUE SAN MARTIN: The park is Cordoba’s greatest park and boasts of a ferial complex, a soccer stadium and a nature reserve, although it is now run down. The park remains one of the city’s great sites.
  • CENTRO DE ARTE CONTEMPORANEO: This is one of the city’s magnificent sites. This little 19thcentury castle has beautiful patio and exhibits modern art. The view from the patio is simply breath-taking.
  • EX RECTORADO DE LA UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE CORDOBA: This is one of the finest colonial buildings in Cordoba. The building has an interesting architectural view and hosts a museum. The building also has a beautiful patio which has great views.
  • PATIO OLMOS: This shopping mall offers diverse shopping and entertainment options for visitors and students. Its beautiful architecture is breath-taking and it has become the city’s landmark due to its location in the heart of Cordoba. It offers more than 150 stores and a movie theatre. 
  • EX ABASTO: The place is located near Suquia River and is known as the Red Light District. The place is home to many rock and cuarteto clubs and offers a wide variety of music. The area is unsafe and is usually packed with young people during weekends.
  • LA RUSTICA: This is a very cheap bar offering punk, rock and heavy metals music. No live music is offered but strip dancers are available. Students and young visitors frequent the place..

Below we have a list of things to do in Cordoba and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Cordoba getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Cordoba with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Cordoba

Here is the list of things to do in Cordoba and tourist attractions in city.

  1. El Paseo Buen Pastor

    4.5 (439 Votes)
    El Paseo Buen Pastor

    Art And Culture, Church, Entertainment, Performance

    This former prison for women is now the cultural center of the city and is a great place to chill after a long tiring day out. There are a number of live performances carried out to encourage ad promote young and emerging artists. Spread over a triangular area it is uber modern maze of restaurants, cafes, art exhibits and gardens. The old prison built in 1901 was a chapel-monastery and is now d...Read more
  2. Iglesia Cathedral

    4.6 (432 Votes)
    Iglesia Cathedral

    Church, Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Built for over 200 years, this Catedral is a unification of styles of different famous architects of those times and is a beautiful structure that will grasp your eye sight and keep it hooked. It is adored by a classic Romanesque dome and overlooks the plaza San Martin. The ravishing exterior structure is not the only thing to admire, but the lavish interiors that come from the renowned painter...Read more
  3. Plaza San Martin

    4.1 (381 Votes)
    Plaza San Martin

    Plaza, Square, Neighborhoods

    Surrounded by street Independencia (northwest side) , Rosario de Santa Fe ( northeast side ), Buenos Aires ( south side) and St. Jerome ( south side),this lively center of Cordoba dates back to 1577 and is a green space amidst the buzzing town of Cordoba. It is also the current historical down and town and has prominent structured that date back to the Spanish times like the Cathedral, the Cabi...Read more
  4. La Manzana Jesuitica

    Church, Religious Site, Landmark, Historical Site

    Also known as Manzana de las Luces, this UNESCO world heritage site is an urban block in the city of Cordoba and is a assortment of classic buildings including the Domestic Chapel, the National College of Monserrat, the Church of the Society of Jesus, the former headquarters of the National University of Córdoba and the Residence. Built by the Jesuits in the 17th century, this place is t...Read more
  5. Cripta Jesuitica

    4.1 (289 Votes)
    Cripta Jesuitica

    Historical Site, Entertainment, Performance

    Built at the beginning of the 18th century by the Jesuits, the Cripta Jesuítica was originally designed as a novitiate and later converted to a crypt and crematorium. Abandoned after the Jesuit expulsion, it was demolished and buried around 1829 when the city, while expanding Av Colón, knocked the roof into the subterranean naves and built over the entire structure. It remained al...Read more
  6. Palacio Ferreyra

    Landmark, Historical Site, Palace, Architecture

    As the name implies, Ferrerya family Palace is Nueva Córdoba’s landmark building that was built in 1914 and designed by Ernest Sanson in the Louis XVI style. If you do not want to miss out an architectural masterpiece, you should add this to your wish list. The building itself is amazing and has recently been converted into a fine-arts museum, featuring more than 400 works in 12 ro...Read more
  7. Museo Historico Provincial Marques De Sobremonte

    Art And Culture, History Museum

    The largest colonial house to survive intact in Argentina, this historical museum was used as the 18th-century home and office of the first Spanish governor of Córdoba. Completed in 1772, the house showcases the town's early colonial history. The governor's commercial and office rooms were downstairs, with the more intimate family rooms upstairs. An amazing collection of period furniture...Read more
  8. Museo Provincial De Bellas Artes Emilio Caraffa

    Art And Culture, Art Museum

    One of the best contemporary art museums in Cordoba, this aesthetic building was designed by Juan Kronfuss. With a monthly change in the exhibits, this neoclassical has nine exhibit halls spreading over an area of 1500 square meters. The museum is a hone to collection from poplar artists like Juan Carlos Castagnino, Pablo Curatella Manes, Fernando Fader, Emilio Pettoruti, Lino Enea Spilimbergo,...Read more
  9. Museo Superior De Bella Artes Evita

    Art And Culture, Art Museum, Architecture

    Another feather added to the Cordoban cap of arts and culture, this Museum displays fine art pieces of artists like Emilio Caraffa , Antonio Segui, José Hands Limited malanca or series of Carlos Alonso.  This museum is housed by the Ferreira Family and the stands proudly in the Palacio Ferrerya. The architectural building in the imperial style and the various activities that take pl...Read more
  10. Museo Municipal De Bellas Artes Dr Genaro Perez

    Art And Culture, Art Gallery

    This amazing art gallery hosts exhibits from 19th and 20th centuries and works from artists like by Emilio Caraffa, Lucio Fontana, Lino Spilimbergo, Antonio Berni and Antonio Seguí,. The chronological display of the history of the Cordobés School of painting and the statue at the entrance of Genaro Pérez himself is a paradise for art lovers. The building of this museum is a...Read more
  11. Parque Sarmiento

    4.2 (370 Votes)
    Parque Sarmiento

    National Park, Walking Area, Fountain, Picnic Spot

    This National park was developed in the early 20th century and covers an area of about 17 hectare (43 acre). The rose garden is immensely popular and the city Zoo was incorporated in the park. Later, the alluring Greek style amphitheatre, the artificial lake with a significant bridge and fountains add up to the charm of the place. The Parque Sarmiento is an adjacent location to have a quick nap...Read more
  12. Estancia De Alta Gracia

    4.6 (232 Votes)
    Estancia De Alta Gracia

    Walking Area, Neighborhoods , Old Town, Unesco Site

    This UNESCO world heritage site is a little town towards the southwest of Cordoba city and its beautiful buildings have an enthralling charm from the Jesuitical times. The museum of Santiago de Liniers, "El Tajamar" which is a man-made lake, the El Obraje, the house of revolutionary Che Guevara used to live, now Museum and many other museums like Manuel de Falla's Museum, Gabriel Dubois Art Mus...Read more
  13. Teatro Del Libertador General San Martin

    Entertainment, Performance, Theatre

    Located just next to the famous Park Sarmiento, this theatre was built in 1891 and is since then, a centre for cultural and performing arts. It has a historic background and was designed in an opulent manner which could be well used both for performances as well as a grand venue for parties and meetings. Catch up a performance here and you will be acquainted to the art of Córdoba.
  14. Universidad National De Cordoba

    Library, Educational Site, University

    Founded in 1613, this is Argentina’s oldest university and is since then the centre of knowledge for the entire nation. It is also a cultural, scientific, political and social hub of the country and has had an influence on the Argentinean society since four centuries. It is also one of the oldest universities in America and its students have had a large impact on the social reform movemen...Read more
  15. Museo De La Memoria

    4.4 (164 Votes)
    Museo De La Memoria


    This museum is an exception to all the other and will definitely give you goose bumps as you wander around its hallway. This construction was formerly used as a clandestine center for detention and torture in Argentina’s Dirty war. Operated by department of intelligence back then, this will place will leave you touched. The huge walls still bear the pictures of missing people from last 30...Read more