CORDOBA VERACRUZ A HISTORICAL PLACE - THE BACKPACKING

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Tuesday, December 24, 2013

CORDOBA VERACRUZ A HISTORICAL PLACE

The foundation of the city of Veracruz in 1618 . Since then it has been the scene of important events on a story , for example, Portal Zeballos became official independence Mexicoand this is also one of the liveliest parts of the city , thanks to the cafes and restaurants housed in their arches. Opposite is the socket where spindly palms pointing to the sky and around him , several buildings of historical and artistic value . The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception has the highest towers of the entity and volumes characterized by neoclassical baroque masking its founding in 1621.

Remarkably high altar , jewel displaying a fine job of gold leaf . Exterior facade , square by , stands the Palacio Municipal on the site once occupied by the Royal Houses . Tuscan - Florentine influence and Francophiles elements , is the center of gravity of the villa, although somewhat breaks the harmony of colonial aesthetics. The best example of this period we shall find in
the Portal of Glory , consisting of three houses of the 17th and 18th centuries. The nature lovers can take the hike up the Sierra del Gallego, where there is a profusion of birds, many of which can be seen during a friendly stroll.    

  Location : Located in the foothills of Citlaltépetl , central mountainous area of the state, at an altitude of 860 meters above sea level. Bordered on the north by the Municipality of Ixhuatlán Coffee , with Coetzala south , east to Amatlán of Kings, on the west by Fortin and northeast with the municipality of Atoyac . Its approximate distance by road to the capital of the state is 90 Km

  Directions : From the bus station depart almost continuously TAPO units with Cordoba as destination or that stop in that city . Address: Av Zaragoza 200 , tel. ( 55 ) 5133-2444 . climate: Its climate is mild and humid . When to go: All year round good weather to visit this place

. Where to eat : The Cantabrian , Calle 3, between 1 and 2 Av , tel. 01 (2) 712-4626 : seafood and international cuisine, in Portales , Av 1 next to the Zocalo, there are three restaurants : The Tabachín , Los Balcones and Parish , tel. 01 ( 2) 712-3752 .