Where is Cordoba? Well, it is about seven-hundred kilometers northwest of Buenos Aires and is known as the country's second largest city and cultural center. It was founded by Jeronimo Luis de Cabrer in 1573 and became one of the first Spanish colonial capitals within the region. Cordoba is named after a famous Spanish city. Today, it has emerged as a technological and industrial leader in Argentina. As a result, Cordoba tours will certainly expose the exceptional mixture of historical significance and the technological expertise.
The complex and multi-faceted history of Cordoba city generates a dynamic and bustling atmosphere for its inhabitants today. With the architecture of the city dating back to the late sixteenth century, one will see history face to face as they walk down on nearly any street. The Universidad Nacional de Cordoba was founded in 1613 and it became the first functioning University in all of South America. The school still remains active today. Cordoba also surfaced as an industrial power-house with the opening of its Fábrica Militar de Aviones, or Military airplane factory.
Today, Cordoba city offers a wealth of activity for both locals and tourists. The competitive tradition of sports as well as a bubbly nightlife welcomes visitors from all walks of life. Welcoming tourists with all the necessary amenities, the city remains ready for visitors all through the year. Travelers can expect cold and dry winters, humid and stormy summer months. A pleasantly warm and sunny fall season is the best time to visit though.
Reaching Cordoba city is not difficult at all. With incoming daily flights form multitude of airlines from a variety of South American urban centers, you can take half hour taxi ride to the heart of the city.
Great Cathedral and Mosque and Casa de Sefarad are places of religious attractions in Cordoba. Some other places which are a must see are Archaeological Museum of Cordoba, Casa Andalus, Jewish Quarter and Calleja de las Flores.