Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Cordoba, Argentina


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 15 sights
Distance 7.9 km
Ascend 148 m
Descend 181 m

Explore Cordoba in Argentina with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Cordoba

Sight 1: Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales Dr. Arturo Umberto Illía

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The Presidente Arturo Illia Provincial Museum of Natural Sciences is a natural history museum located in Sarmiento Park in the city of Córdoba, Argentina. It is named in honor of the former Argentine president, Arturo Illia. It is administratively dependent on the provincial government. It brings together a permanent exhibition on 3 exhibition levels, carries out research tasks in biology laboratories, has a workshop for the reproduction of pieces and a repository where the collections are safeguarded and preserved. Throughout its history, it operated in four locations. It currently operates in the building formerly occupied by the Democracy Forum, which was remodeled to be used as a museum and reopened in 2007.

Wikipedia: Museo de Ciencias Naturales Arturo Illia (ES)

156 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Faro del Bicentenario

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The Bicentennial Lighthouse or Faro del Bicentenario is a lighthouse-like monument located in Sarmiento Park, Córdoba, Argentina. It stands 335 feet. The opening was attended by Cordoba Governor Juan Schiaretti who said that it was intended to serve as a city icon.

Wikipedia: Bicentennial Lighthouse (EN)

524 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: Palacio Ferreyra

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The Evita Fine Arts Museum is an art museum in Córdoba, Argentina.

Wikipedia: Evita Fine Arts Museum (EN)

505 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 4: Iglesia de los Capuchinos

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Iglesia de los Capuchinos Randal Sheppard / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, better known as the Church of the Capuchins, is located in the city of Cordoba, Argentina at the intersection of Buenos Aires and Obispo de Oro streets. The Capuchin Church belongs to the Franciscan Order and was chosen as the First Artificial Wonder of the City. Its construction began in 1926 and was completed in 1934. It was the first Argentinian church made of reinforced concrete.

Wikipedia: Iglesia del Sagrado Corazón (Córdoba) (ES)

1441 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 5: Hombre Urbano

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The Urban Family is a saga of monuments located in different places in the Argentine city of Cordoba.

Wikipedia: Familia Urbana (ES)

1556 meters / 19 minutes

Sight 6: Teatro Real

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The Teatro Real is a complex or cultural space with rooms for theater and other activities such as: talks, courses, conventions, didactic functions, cycles, programs for retirees, programs for people with disabilities in Cordoba, Argentina. The Cordoba Comedy, the Children's Youth Comedy and the Stable Puppet Theatre are the official artistic bodies that carry out their activities in the Theatre. It also works on artistic education policies through an annual plan for the training and professional improvement of stable bodies and young creators. Its activities begin in February and continue until December. The Theatre works from Thursday to Sunday, and from Monday to Friday administrative tasks. Approximately 100 people work in this organization.

Wikipedia: Teatro Real de Córdoba (ES), Website

121 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Museo de Arte Religioso Juan de Tejeda

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The Juan de Tejeda Museum of Religious Art is a museum located in the city of Córdoba, Argentina.

Wikipedia: Museo de Arte Religioso Juan de Tejeda (ES), Website

134 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 8: Plaza San Martín

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The Plaza San Martín is a green space located in the heart of Cordoba, Argentina, historic center and current microcenter.

Wikipedia: Plaza San Martín (Córdoba) (ES)

111 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 9: Catedral de Córdoba. Nuestra Señora de la Asunción

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The Cathedral of Cordoba is the mother church of the Argentine city of Cordoba, capital of the province of the same name.

Wikipedia: Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción de Córdoba (ES), Website

439 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 10: Cripta Jesuítica del Noviciado Viejo

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The Jesuit Crypt is the underground ruin of what was once the Jesuit Novitiate in the city of Cordoba, Argentina. In 1928, during the widening of Avenida Colón, the vaults of this old construction appeared on the surface of the sidewalk. It is currently a municipal museum where guided tours and a cultural exhibition hall are held.

Wikipedia: Cripta Jesuítica (ES)

462 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 11: Basílica de Santo Domingo

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Basílica de Santo DomingoMicah MacAllen from Travel Bums, Latin America / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Basilica of Santo Domingo is a Roman Catholic church located in the central streets of Deán Funes and Vélez Sársfield, in the city of Córdoba (Argentina), it is one of the most important temples in the country. He was a witness to fundamental events, from the very birth of the nation. It currently houses part of the historical, cultural and architectural heritage of the country.

Wikipedia: Basílica de Santo Domingo (Córdoba) (ES)

62 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 12: Museo Genaro Pérez

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The Genaro Pérez Municipal Museum of Fine Arts offers a permanent collection of Argentine paintings, and in particular those from Cordoba, from 1868 to contemporary art. The works are classified in a linear itinerary that begins with the Precursors of the 19th century, continues with the Generation of the 30s, the abstracting avant-gardes of the 1950s and ends with the currents from the 1960s to the present. It is located in the downtown area of the Argentine city of Cordoba.

Wikipedia: Museo Genaro Pérez (ES)

510 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 13: Teatro del Libertador General San Martín

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Teatro del Libertador General San Martín User:Cordobes / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Teatro del Libertador General San Martín is the premier stage theatre, opera house and concert hall in Córdoba, Argentina.

Wikipedia: Teatro del Libertador General San Martín (EN)

618 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 14: Plaza de la Intendencia

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The Plaza de la Intendencia in the city of Córdoba, known as Plaza de la Intendencia in the city of Córdoba, is a green space in the city of Cordoba.

Wikipedia: Plaza de la Intendencia de la ciudad de Córdoba (ES)

1297 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 15: Plaza Colón

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Plaza Colón is one of the most beautiful squares in the city of Cordoba. It is located between Avenida Colón and Rodríguez Peña, Avellaneda and Santa Rosa streets in Barrio Alberdi. It was built in 1888 under the name of Plaza Juárez Celman, renamed Plaza Colón in 1892, being remodeled in 1955 and in 2022. The fountain, statues, columns, masts and planters were part of the Argentine Pavilion at the Universal Exposition in Paris (1889) and were delivered to Córdoba by the President of the Nation Miguel Juárez Celman, who was a native of that city.

Wikipedia: Plaza Colón (Córdoba) (ES)


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