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Cordoba is Argentina's second largest city. Though it is only 700 km (435 miles) away from Buenos Aires, it may as well be a world away. Less hurried, less crowded, considerably cheaper and pleasantly laid back. Cordoba doesn't usually rank high on most tourist's radars, and truthfully, it should.
I used Cordoba as a base from which to explore other sights in the province. it is a useful springboard for seeing the historic Jesuit estancias, the low sierras to the west of the city, the higher mountains. I was crazed to see Argentina's newest national park, Quebrada del Condorito, more than anything else to see the condor. (see my Villa Carlos Paz tips for that)
Transportation connections to the rest of Argentina are excellent as Cordoba is right in the center of the country.
- Pros:the historic center, great museums
- Cons:very hot at midday
- In a nutshell:laid back lovely city
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