Córdoba (Argentina)

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Eco-friendly travel guide to Córdoba (Argentina) advises how to be a responsible tourist. Learn how to explore the attractions in a sustainable way and how to respect the local people and culture. Make your trip green by supporting locally owned hotels, organic restaurants and other businesses. Read more on how to protect the environment by making conscientious choices and how to travel green in Córdoba, Argentina.


  • Air quality: 3/ 5
  • Exploring by foot: 4.5/ 5
  • Exploring by bicycle: 4 / 5
  • Public transportation: 4/ 5
  • Parks: 3.5 / 5
  • Outdoor activities: 4/ 5
  • Locals' English level: 3.5/ 5
  • Safety: 3 / 5
  • Accommodation: US$90 - $200
  • Budget per day: US$50 - $200

Responsible Travel

Cordoba is one of the most beautiful cities of the country Argentina, this city is the second largest city of the country Argentina on the basis of the surface area. Cordoba Argentina is a tourist spot as it has so many sightseeing spots where tourists can visit and experience the beauty of this city. It is extremely important for the tourists who are on a trip to the city of Cordoba Argentina that they should follow all the guidelines which the tourists need to follow and they should not do anything which is against the guidelines.


Air Quality and Pollution

The air quality of Cordoba Argentina is moderate, the quality of air of this city can cause health complexities amongst the sensitive groups. Sensitive groups of the city Cordoba Argentina can use masks so that the harmful air particles present in the air do not cause any health issues, people can also opt for air purifiers in their homes so as to filter the harmful pollutants. The pollution levels of the city Cordoba Argentina are also under control now and there is not much pollution in this city.


Respect the Culture

It is extremely important for the tourists who are visiting the city of Cordoba Argentina to respect their culture. Tourists should not say anything which is inappropriate for the culture of the city Cordoba Argentina, tourists should not disrespect the culture of this city as there are strict rules being made of the government of the city Cordoba Argentina for the people who will disrespect the culture of this city. Tourists should involve themselves in the cultural activities which are being carried out in the city of Cordoba Argentina.


Top 10 Places to Visit

In the city of Cordoba Argentina there are many places where tourists can visit. Top 10 places that tourists should definitely visit in the city of Cordoba Argentina are mentioned below.


• Sarmiento Park- Sarmiento Park is a very beautiful park which is present in the region of Deodoro Roca of the city Cordoba, Argentina which is perfect for the people who love to go on long walks.

• Evita Fine Arts Museum- Evita Fine Arts Museum is a very popular art museum which is present in the region of Av. Hipólito Yrigoyen of the city Cordoba, Argentina which consists of some fantastic pieces of art.

• Paseo del Buen Pastor- Paseo del Buen Pastor is a cultural centre which is present in the region of Av. Hipólito Yrigoyen of the city Cordoba, Argentina which looks extremely beautiful during the night.

• Plaza San Martin- Plaza San Martin is a very historical and ancient landmark which is present in the city of Cordoba, Argentina, this landmark was constructed so many centuries ago in the sixteenth century.

• Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba- Jesuit Block and Estancias is a very popular museum which is present in the region of Alta Gracia of the city Cordoba, Argentina and is a very ancient museum of this city.

• Cathedral of Córdoba- Cathedral of Córdoba is a very famous church which is present in the city of Cordoba, Argentina which is famous for its architecture amongst the tourists.

• Iglesia de los Capuchinos- Iglesia de los Capuchinos is also a very ancient church which is present in the region of Buenos Aires of the city Cordoba, Argentina and by the condition of its architecture only one can easily guess how ancient it is.

• Faro Museo Emilio Caraffa- Faro Museo Emilio Caraffa is also a museum which is present in the region of Av. Poeta Lugones of the city Cordoba, Argentina which also has art pieces of some famous artists.

• Jesuit Block- Jesuit Block is a very popular history and ancient landmark which is present in the region Vélez Sarsfield of the city Cordoba Argentina.

• Córdoba Zoo- Cordoba Zoo is a protected area which is present in the region of Rondeau of the city Cordoba, Argentina where the visitors will get to see so many diverse species of flora and fauna.


Explore

The city of Cordoba Argentina has so many beautiful and interesting places to visit for the tourists, tourists should definitely pay a visit to these places as they will definitely have a great trip to the city Cordoba Argentina. The landmarks present in the city of Cordoba Argentina will definitely fascinate the tourists as they are historical and it describes the past of this beautiful city. The museums present in the city Cordoba Argentina are also a very good option for the tourists if they want to gain more information about this city.


City Parks

The local people of the city Cordoba Argentina love to spend some time in the city parks which are present in the city of Cordoba Argentina, names of city parks which are present in the city Cordoba Argentina are mentioned below

● Tejas park- Tejas park is a very good city park which is present in the region of Chacabuco of the city Cordoba, Argentina where the kids will definitely enjoy their visit to this park as for them there are so many slides and rides.

● Parque del Kempes- Parque del Kempes is a children friendly park which is present in the region of Puente of the city Cordoba, Argentina which is spread in a very large area so that the children can never feel the scarcity of space to play.


National Parks

National parks are the best places for nature lovers to visit in the city of Cordoba Argentina as here people get to see various species of animals. Names of national parks which are present in the city of Cordoba Argentina are mentioned below

● Cordoba zoo- Cordoba zoo is a must visit national park for the tourists who are on a trip to the city Cordoba Argentina as here they might see some animal or plant species which they won't see in their own country.

● Quebrada del Condorito National Park- Quebrada del Condorito National Park is the most popular wildlife sanctuary which is present in the city of Cordoba, Argentina as here the visitors will definitely like the pleasant atmosphere.


Beaches

In the city of Cordoba Argentina there are various beaches where the local people can be seen visiting on off days and here they can do so many outdoor activities. Names of the beaches which are present in the city of Cordoba Argentina are mentioned below

● Balneario Playas de Oro- Balneario Playas de Oro is a very nice beach which is present in the province of Cordoba, Argentina which is mostly occupied by the visitors as this place is very relaxing.

● Tio Joe Beach- Tio Joe Beach is another one of the favourite beaches which is present in the city of Cordoba, Argentina, this beach is maintained very nicely by the local staff of the city Cordoba, Argentina.


Landmarks

Landmarks are the favourite places to visit amongst the tourists and in the city Cordoba also there are various historical landmarks where people can visit. Names of the landmarks present in the city Cordoba Argentina are mentioned below

● Los Tuneles de Taninga- Los Tuneles de Taninga is a very popular tourist attraction spot which is present in the province of Rita of the city Cordoba, Argentina from where the whole city is visible.

● Paseo del Buen Pastor- Paseo del Buen Pastor is one such place which is present in the region of Ave Hipolito Yrigoyen of the city Cordoba, Argentina which looks extremely fascinating during the night time because of the colorful lights.


Museums

Museums are the best places to gain information regarding the local place and the tourists can be seen visiting the museums present in the city of Cordoba Argentina so as to know more regarding the culture of the city. Names of museums which are present in the city of Cordoba Argentina are mentioned below

● UNC Historical Museum- UNC Historical Museum is famous for its art pieces and ancient paintings which are present in the region of Obispo Trejo of the city Cordoba, Argentina.

● Marquis of Sobremonte provincial historical museum- Marquis of Sobremonte provincial historical museum is a very ancient museum which is present in the region of Rosario de Sta of the city Cordoba of the country Argentina.


Eat

There are so many popular dishes of the city Cordoba Argentina which the tourists should definitely consume when they are on a trip to this city. Lost of traditional and local dishes which the tourists can consume when they are on a trip to the city of Cordoba Argentina are mentioned below

● Salmorejo

● Grilled Iberian Pork

● Rabo de toro

● Flamenquín


Traditional Local Restaurants

In the city of Cordoba there are so many good traditional local restaurants which serve Argentinian cuisine to their visitors. Tourists can visit any of the traditional local restaurants of the city Cordoba Argentina so as to consume the local and traditional dishes of this city and these restaurants serve quality food to their customers at very affordable prices. Names of some of the popular traditional local restaurants which are present in the city of Cordoba are mentioned below

● El Papagayo Restaurant

● San Hoborato


Vegetarian and Vegan

In the city of Cordoba Argentina there are some really good restaurants which are mainly made for the people who are either vegetarian or vegan. There are some vegan restaurants also in the city of Cordoba Argentina which serve completely vegan food, vegan food is completely free from any kind of animal derivative. Names of some vegan and vegetarian restaurants of the city Cordoba Argentina are mentioned below

● Alma casa vegana

● Rincon Verde


Street Food

The street food of the city Cordoba Argentina is extremely famous and tourists from all over the world love to taste the street food of this city. The food served over the street stalls of Cordoba Argentina is ready to make and it tastes extremely good but the quality of food material being used is not up to the par. Names of some of the places where people can eat street food in the city of Cordoba Argentina are mentioned below

● Tres Calaveras

● Bullanga


Drink

In the city of Cordoba Argentina the local people are very fond of consuming drinks whether it be alcoholic or non alcoholic, people who are below the age of 16 are not allowed to consume alcoholic drinks in the city of Cordoba Argentina. People who want to consume drinks can visit any of the bars which are present in the city of Cordoba Argentina where they will get to consume drinks like whiskey, rum, wine, beer etc.


Tap-water

Tap water of Cordoba Argentina is not at all safe to consume and people should strictly avoid drinking tap water directly as it has so many harmful chemicals compounds and microorganisms which have the capability of causing so many diseases in human beings. Local people of the city Cordoba Argentina are using water purifiers so as to purify the water and remove all the chemical compounds and microorganisms which are present in the tap water. Packaged drinking water is also available in the city of Cordoba Argentina and people can opt for packaged drinking water if they are not having the resources of the water purifier.


Organic Cafés

The local people of the city Cordoba Argentina are very fond of consuming caffeinated drinks and whenever they get free time they always like to pay a visit to the organic cafes which are present in this city. In the organic cafes of Cordoba Argentina the tea and coffee is made from completely organic products which are free from any harmful chemical compounds. In the city of Cordoba Argentina there are so many organic cafes which are always filled by people, names of some of the organic cafes of this city are mentioned below

● Brunchería - Café de especialiad

● Gourmet coffee


Breweries

The local residents of Cordoba Argentina are also very fond of consuming beer and most of the people of this city consume it regularly. Near to the city of Cordoba Argentina there are some breweries which produce good quality beer and these breweries export beer to most of the places of this city. There is no such age restriction on consuming beer in the city of Cordoba Argentina as it has a very low content of alcohol which is quite safe for consumption. Names of breweries which are present near the city of Cordoba Argentina are mentioned below

● CRAFT pintas y growlers

● Aton beer


Activities

There are so many activities in the city of Cordoba Argentina to do for both the local people and also for the tourists who are on a trip to this city. There are some camping centres in the city of Cordoba Argentina where people can do camping and this place is good for the people who love adventures. The water parks available in the city of Cordoba Argentina are perfect places to visit for the people mainly during the summer season where they can chill and relax.


Yoga and Retreats

Yoga is not a very common practice in the city of Cordoba Argentina, but as the years are passing by the local people of Cordoba Argentina are getting more and more aware about the health benefits of yoga. These yoga retreats have trained professionals who teach yoga to local people of Cordoba Argentina at very affordable prices and they have all the necessary facilities for the people to practice yoga.


Accommodation

Getting a perfect accommodation is one of the most important factors for both the local people of the city Cordoba Argentina and for the tourists, in the city of Cordoba Argentina there are various modes of accommodation and the people can choose any one of the accommodation as per their needs and requirements. Each mode of accommodation has its own benefits and disadvantages in Cordoba Argentina, some have all the facilities but the rates are very high while some are very affordable but do not have so much facilities in this city of Argentina.


Green Hotels

The concept of green hotels has been proven very effective for improving the air quality of the city Cordoba Argentina as such hotels do not cause any kind of harm to the environment. Everything used in green hotels of Cordoba Argentina is eco-friendly and in green hotels completely organic products are used which are harmless towards the environment. The numbers of green hotels are increasing at a very rapid pace in the city of Cordoba Argentina as it has so many benefits over normal hotels. Names of some of the green hotels which are present in the city of Cordoba Argentina are mentioned below

● Azur real hotel boutique

● Hotel NH Cordoba Panorama


Hostels and Guest Houses

Hostels are ideal places for the students if they do not have any friends or relatives in the city of Cordoba Argentina, there are so many hostels in the city of Cordoba Argentina, names of some of the hostels are mentioned below

● Rivera Hostel Córdoba

● Aldea hostel


Guest house is another mode of accommodation which is opted by so many people in the city of Cordoba Argentina, this mode of accommodation is mainly opted by the tourists who are on a trip to this city. Names of guest houses of the city of Cordoba Argentina are mentioned below

● Casita Vivir

● Casa Olegario Extranjeros


Apartments

Apartments is another very convenient mode of accommodation which is mostly opted by the local people of the city Cordoba Argentina, people who cannot afford to buy their own house in Cordoba Argentina opt for this accommodation as it is very affordable and has all the necessary facilities which people require in an accommodation. In the city of Cordoba Argentina also there are so many apartment renting agencies which provide their apartments for rent to the people of this city. Names of some of the apartments present in the city of Cordoba Argentina are mentioned below

● Olmos Suites

● Apartamentos boutique


Couchsurfing

Couch surfing is the most budget friendly practice which is done by so many tourists who are on a trip to the city of Cordoba Argentina, for couch surfing it is extremely important that the tourists must have a local friend or relative in this city. The local residents of the city Cordoba Argentina are very humble when it comes to couch surfing, they welcome their guests with an open heart.


Camping

Camping is one such adventurous activity in which people require a lot of experience and in Cordoba Argentina camping is quite challenging to do. But to make camping easy there are some camping centres in the city of Cordoba Argentina which try to give the best experience to their visitors of camping. Camping centres of Cordoba Argentina are perfect for the people who like to do adventurous activities and camping is also an adventurous activity.


How to Get There

Getting to the city of Cordoba Argentina is not so difficult as it has various modes of transportation and the people can opt for any one out of them. Air transportation is the only mode of transportation which is available in Cordoba Argentina for the tourists who are from another country as other modes of transportation will take a lot of time to reach their destination. Trains are also a very convenient mode of transportation in Cordoba Argentina if anyone wants to travel from city to city or from region to region.


Air

There is only one airport in the city of Cordoba Argentina which is named as

Ingeniero Aeronáutico Ambrosio L.V. Taravella International Airport, the city of Cordoba Argentina has a very well developed air transportation. This mode of transportation is very rapid and convenient and the flights are always on time and follow a very strict time table in the city of Cordoba Argentina. Although this mode of transportation is very costly, daily thousands of people travel in airplanes daily in Cordoba Argentina. The local people of Cordoba Argentina have the facilities of booking the tickets online where they can choose their seat as per their convenience and budget.


Bus

The city of Cordoba Argentina has a very good network of roadways and the roads are very nicely maintained by the government of this city which makes the transportation through buses very convenient. Travelling in buses in Cordoba Argentina is extremely affordable as the ticket prices are very cheap and everyone can afford to travel in these buses. In the city of Cordoba Argentina there are various bus stations from where local people can take any bus as per it's route, names of some bus stations of this city are mentioned below

● Cordoba bus terminal

● Cordoba bus station


Train

In the city of Cordoba Argentina there is only one main railway station which is named as Cordoba Mitre Railway Station, this railway station is always very busy and daily thousands of travel through trains and arrive at this railway station. The city of Cordoba Argentina has less railway tracks although it is well connected to the rest of the cities of this country. Trains of the city Cordoba Argentina are very punctual so that they can help their passengers to always reach on time to their respective destination. The local people of Cordoba Argentina can book train tickets online and choose their seat which is most ideal for them and they can also pre-book their tickets online.


Hitchhiking

Hitchhiking can be a very effective practice in the city of Cordoba Argentina as the roads of this city are well maintained by the Government, the local people of the city Cordoba Argentina are also very humble and kind towards their fellow residents and always help them on the way by hitchhiking. Although there is a very high risk of getting robbed in hitchhiking when anyone is practicing it in the city of Cordoba Argentina so one has to be extremely careful and should choose people very wisely for hitchhiking. This practice is extremely common in the city of Cordoba Argentina and tourists can be seen doing hitchhiking as they are not aware of the routes.


Others

Others mode of transportation which is available in the city of Cordoba Argentina is hiring a taxi, the city of Cordoba Argentina has various taxi renting agencies which rent their taxis to the people at reasonable rates. The local people of Cordoba Argentina can very easily book a taxi in this city online and all they have to do is just give the information about the starting point and the ending point of their trip and it will show the fare as per the distance. People also have the facilities of renting a bike from any of the bike renting agencies of the city of Cordoba Argentina.


Moving Around

There are so many modes of transportation in the city of Cordoba Argentina through which people can move around this city very easily without facing any kinds of difficulties. Every mode of transportation in the city Cordoba Argentina is best in it's own way and has its own significance, people can choose any of them as per their convenience. Buses are the most common mode of transportation in the city of Cordoba Argentina and local people prefer traveling in the buses as they are very punctual and help them reach on time.


Walk

Going on a walk is one of the best ways for the tourists to explore the activities and places to do near the accommodation of Cordoba Argentina, the local residents of the city Cordoba Argentinaare very fond of going on a walk regularly as they are very health conscious. There are various city parks which are present in the city of Cordoba Argentina where walking tracks are made specially for the people who like to go long walks. Tourists who are on a trip to the city of Cordoba Argentina should definitely go on a walk near to the accommodation so that they can get to know more information about the places of this city.


Bicycle

It is good to opt for a bicycle if anyone wants to go to a nearby place in the city of Cordoba Argentina as it is not only good for the health of the humans but it is also eco-friendly as it does not cause any kind of pollution or leave any byproduct into the environment. The people of Cordoba Argentina love to go on bicycle rides and this city has some city parks where cycling tracks are made for the local people. Tourists get the facilities of renting a bicycle in the city of Cordoba Argentina and there are various agencies which rent bicycles to the interested people.


Electronic Vehicles

Use of electric vehicles have so many benefits over the other vehicles which release harmful chemical compounds which cause heavy pollution and there is a definite need to use the electric vehicles in Cordoba Argentina. These vehicles do not cause pollution as they run on electricity and there is no by product formed after the use and such vehicles will definitely help in improving the air quality of Cordoba Argentina. Although in the city of Cordoba Argentina the use of electric vehicles is not so common, the local people of this city are still using vehicles which run on fossil fuels which are harmful for the environment of Cordoba Argentina. In the near future the use of electric vehicles will definitely increase in Cordoba Argentina as the resources of fossil fuels are very limited.


Public Bus

The public buses of the city Cordoba Argentina are very convenient if anyone wants to travel to any part of this city, every route has a different public bus in Cordoba Argentina and people can choose them on the basis of the routes they want to travel. There are various bus stops in the city of Cordoba Argentina from where people can board public buses. The ticket prices of the public buses of Cordoba Argentina are also very reasonable, they are always on time and the local people of this city don't need to wait for so long for the buses.


Tram, Train and Subway

Trams are not present in the city of Cordoba Argentina currently as they were removed some years ago when vehicles came into play. Train transportation is one of the most convenient modes of transportation in the city of Cordoba Argentina, the local people of Cordoba Argentina opt for the trains when they have to travel to another city or region This mode of transportation in Cordoba Argentina is very rapid and they are also very punctual, these trains follow a very strict time table so that their passengers should never get late and should reach their destination on time.


Sustainable Shopping

Sustainable shopping should be promoted not only in the city of Cordoba Argentina but also in every part of this world as it has so many benefits towards the welfare of the environment. The local residents of the city Cordoba Argentina also prefer to use the sustainable products as they are aware of the benefits it has.


Food Markets

In the city of Cordoba Argentina there are various food markets from where local residents can purchase food products, these food markets consist of fresh vegetables, good quality spices, and much more food products. The food markets of Cordoba Argentina are very reasonable if anyone wants to purchase food products in bulk, names of food markets which are present in the city of Cordoba Argentina are mentioned below

● Mini Market Cordoba

● Mercadito Healthy - Organic Store


Flea Markets

Flea markets which are present in the city of Cordoba Argentina are mostly filled by the local people, although in Cordoba Argentina there are very few flea markets but the products available for sale in these flea markets are of good quality. Here the local people of Cordoba Argentina can purchase commodities at very low prices as the same product will be costly in any other market of this city. Tourists should definitely visit the flea markets which are present in the city of Cordoba Argentina as here they can purchase any commodity they want which shows the culture of this city.


Second Hand Stores

The local residents of the city Cordoba Argentina prefer to buy commodities from second hand stores specially middle class people, such people cannot afford to buy the commodity in a new condition so they buy it from second hand stores which are present in Cordoba Argentina. The second hand stores of Cordoba Argentina are very reasonable and they also provide heavy discounts to their regular customers, they try to engage their customers as much as they can and the local people of Cordoba Argentina are also finding this business very effective. Names of second hand stores which are present in the city of Cordoba Argentina are mentioned below

● Second Hand for Family

● Lo mío es tuyo


Eco-Fashion

Using the clothes which are made from completely eco-friendly materials should be definitely promoted not only in the city of Cordoba Argentina but also in every part of this world as it can reduce the rates of environmental degradation. In the city of Cordoba Argentina the local residents have started using the clothes which are totally eco-friendly and their degradation would be extremely easy. Such clothes are also very safe for the use of human beings as these clothes are not made from chemical compounds which can cause so many skin related issues in the human beings.


Recycling

Recycling is a very beneficial process which contributes towards the welfare of the environment and in the city of Cordoba Argentina also there are some agencies which recycle every kind of product whether it be non biodegradable. Non biodegradable waste should be recycled very carefully and it requires a lot of machinery and effective techniques so as to recycle such products and the agencies of Cordoba Argentina have all the modern machineries and techniques. The city of Cordoba Argentina is doing a great job in recycling waste materials and making something effective after recycling every kind of waste material.


Waste

The city of Cordoba Argentina has a very well managed waste management system as the agencies present in this city have all the modern technologies and techniques which help them to manage waste properly. The agencies of Cordoba Argentina try to aware the local people of this city regarding the correct methods of disposal, every waste material has a different method of disposal and the people of Cordoba Argentina should follow these methods correctly.


Work and Study Abroad

The job opportunities in the city of Cordoba Argentina are not so high, people have to work extremely hard so as to get some work and make their living from it in Cordoba, Argentina. The universities present in the city of Cordoba Argentina provide chances to their students to settle abroad, although settling abroad requires a lot of money and everyone cannot afford it specially the students who belong to middle class families in Cordoba Argentina.


Exchange Student

The universities which are present in the city of Cordoba Argentina carry out exchange programs every year for the students of other cities, they help the students in every possible way by providing them with accommodation, food and all the basic necessities which they require in their day to day lifestyle in the hostels of Cordoba Argentina. Students just have to give their personal information and upload their grades and on the basis of this they will select students in the universities of Cordoba Argentina.


Au Pair

There are various au pair agencies which are present in the city of Cordoba, Argentina, these agencies are providing jobs to so many people who are in need of jobs in the city Cordoba Argentina. These agencies have highly increased the job opportunities in the city Cordoba Argentina by helping so many people to earn their living as having a job is extremely important for the local people of this city.


Volunteering

The companies which are present in the city of Cordoba, Argentina provide chances to the freshers to do volunteering in their company so as to test them and help them get a respectable job if they are deserving and dedicated enough to do a job. This is the most effective process so as to get a job for the candidates in the city of Cordoba Argentina, volunteering requires a lot of hard work and dedication and one has to be very careful when they are doing it in Cordoba.


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