Visit the city of Córdoba

The Jesuit Block ©en.wikipedia.org

Situated almost in the centre of Argentina, Córdoba is a fantastic city, housing numerous historic monuments. The most representative and most spectacular is the Jesuit Block which was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000. If you decide to visit the city of Córdoba, I suggest you to read the following article before traveling. It will surely help you finding the best sights. Some of the most notable attractions are the Evita Fine Arts Museum, the Santa Teresa Monastery, the Iglesia Cathedral, the Emilio Caraffa Provincial Fine Arts Museum and so on. A visit to this magnificent city will surely make you a memorable holiday.

The Jesuit Block

The most representative and most significant sight of Córdoba is the fantastic Jesuit Block. The complex consists of the University of Córdoba, the Monserrat Secondary School, numerous residential buildings and a church. The Jesuit Reduction was constructed by Jesuit missionaries. The Jesuit Block and the Estancias are open to the public, attracting dozens of visitors every year.

The Jesuit Block ©en.wikipedia.org

Santa Iglesia Cathedral

Another fantastic sight of Córdoba is a religious building, the city’s main cathedral named Santa Iglesia Cathedral. It is an important colonial landmark which is very attractive for visitors. The cathedral’s interior is as attractive as its interior which includes precious details and decorations. Situated on the main square of the city, this immense cathedral presents gorgeous Baroque features. It is undoubtedly a must-see of the city.

The Evita Fine Arts Museum

There are several museums in Córdoba of which the Evita Fine Arts Museum is very significant. The fantastic fine arts museum is a major visitor attraction of the city. The museum was dedicated to María Eva Duarte de Perón, the former Argentine First Lady.  With its outstanding fine arts collections, the museum is housed in the Ferreyra Palace which is a masterpiece of Beaux-Arts architectural style.

The Evita Fine Arts Museum ©en.wikipedia.org

Santa Teresa Monastery

Another gorgeous religious building of Córdoba is the Santa Teresa Monastery. The monastery dates back in the Spanish colonial era. The Santa Teresa Monastery is with no doubt one of the most spectacular. The beautiful monastery houses a museum of religious art and a fantastic courtyard.

Santa Teresa Monastery ©commons.wikimedia.org

Emilio Caraffa Provincial Fine Arts Museum

The fantastic Emilio Caraffa Provincial Fine Arts Museum is another great visitor attraction in the city. It is housed in a beautiful Neoclassical building which was constructed in 1916. This fine arts museum is one of the most significant of its kind in all Argentina. The collections include great works of both local and international artists, including Picasso, Goya and others.

 

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