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Cordoba City, Argentina

Córdoba is a city located in central Argentina, the country's second largest city, and is home to many historical monuments preserved from the times of Spanish colonialism, including one World Heritage Site.

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Typical food

Dishes you can't miss

Milanesa napolitana,Cordoba City, Argentina

Milanesa napolitana Delicious beef baked with mozzarella cheese, tomato sauce, and vegetables.

Empanadas cordobesas,Cordoba City, Argentina

Empanadas cordobesas Exquisite patties stuffed with meat, vegetables or cheese.

Medialunas,Cordoba City, Argentina

Medialunas Also known as croissants or cornetto, popular bread or "facturas", as they are known in Argentina, that can be sweet or savory.

Arrollado pionono,Cordoba City, Argentina

Arrollado pionono Exquisite dish filled with caramel milk, although it can also be prepared based on other ingredients.

Mate,Cordoba City, Argentina

Mate Typical bitter infusion from Argentina prepared with mate, that can be sweetened with sugar.

Berlinesas,Cordoba City, Argentina

Berlinesas Popular dessert prepared with a dough filled with jam or chocolate, fried, and sprinkled with sugar.

Typical food of Cordoba City, Argentina

Strongly influenced by the Italian and Spanish cultures, the gastronomy of Córdoba is complemented by exquisite ethnic traditions from the area.
As in most of Argentina, one of the main dishes of this region is "Asado", beside "Milanesas" and "Escalopes". The famous "Milanesa a la napolitana" consists of beef baked like a pizza, covered with tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, ham, tuna, and vegetables. The pizzas in squares or grilled are coated with the famous "musarela" cheese, with tomato sauce, anchovies, ham, olives, and peppers. Pasta, homemade baked patties, and stuffed calzoni are also popular.

The delicious "Medialunas", bread or "facturas", are delicious desserts known in other regions of the world as croissant, cornetto in Italy or "cuernito" in Mexico, and together with "Berlinesas" and "Arrollados pionono" are delicious sweet dishes you can enjoy after any meal. Although the favorite desserts are fudges, custards, black forest cake, and apple strudel.

"Mate" is one of the typical beverages, a bitter herbal infusion that can be sweetened with sugar; and other beverages include coffee; the Argentine wine including sparkling; and refreshing beer.

When you are in this city, you should visit the famous restaurant Betos, that offers a delicious menu of grilled dishes and Creole specialties; as well as the Bodegón del Argüello restaurant, which will delight you with exquisite regional and traditional cuisine, as well as international specialties.

Weather

Useful Tips

  • Summers in the city of Córdoba are very hot and humid. You should wear comfortable clothing and shoes.
  • If you decide to travel between May and September, it is important to pack warm clothes for winter.
  • There is much to see in Córdoba and its surroundings, so it is important to be prepared to walk a lot.
  • Many restaurants have a dress code. You should also pack formal clothing such as trousers and shirts for men, and dresses or skirts for ladies.

The weather in Cordoba City, Argentina

The city of Córdoba has a temperate climate with four seasons, moderated by the cold winds of the Pampas originating in Antarctica. The city has an average maximum temperature of 31 ºC (88 °F) in January, and an average minimum temperature of 5 °C (41 °F) in July. Córdoba has the typical climate of the Pampas, with mild winters with little rain and hot summers with cool nights. The average annual temperature is 18.4 ºC (65.1 °F).

What to bring by season

Summer (December to February): summers are hot and humid. It is common to have heat waves bringing hot and humid days and nights, refreshed by the Pampa winds in the form of storms. The summer also has thunderstorms and some hail. Nights are cooler, so you can wear lighter clothing. You should bring a cap or hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a swimsuit, and wear comfortable clothes and shoes for walking around town. Fall (March to May): by early fall, noon and afternoons are warm, while the mornings and evenings are cold. By April, the climate is considerably drier and May brings the first frosts. You should bring a cap or hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen for daytime. In the mornings and evenings, it is advisable to wear warm clothes. Winter (June to August): July is the coldest month of the year in Córdoba. When you leave, you have to wear a jacket or overcoat, as well as a scarf and warm clothes. In winter, days are cold, but the temperature drops considerably at night. You may also experience a "veranito", which are 2 or 3 days of intense heat in the middle of winter, followed by a very cold climate. It is unusual to see snow in the city, but it is more common to see it where the mountainous area begins. Spring (September to November): spring in Cordoba is extremely variable and windy. You can have some cold days with very cold nights followed by an intense heat wave, and storms with hail and strong winds. It is common to have overnight temperature differences of up to 20 °C (36 °F). You should bring a cap or hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen for daytime. In the mornings and evenings is advisable to wear warm clothes.

Overview

About Cordoba City, Argentina

Cordoba has a combination of religion, education, and modern industry. Its landscape blends brick-red skyscrapers with balconies, an occasional Gothic spire, and colonial buildings. Amid all this, the second city of Argentina emerges as a young and vibrant destination with a great heritage, bars, and restaurants, and a significant student population.

Cordoba was established as a stop for the Spanish traveling between Peru and the Atlantic coast. It was founded in 1573 by Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera. The Jesuits arrived in the late 16th century, founded Universidad de Córdoba in 1613, and financed their projects by creating six large stays located throughout the region. Today you can follow the Road of the Jesuit Estancias by acquiring a tour with a local travel agency.

The most important historical sites in Córdoba are around Plaza San Martín. There you will find the city council, the cathedral, the residence of Marqués de Sobre Monte, and the Jesuit Block, declared a World Heritage Site in 2000 by UNESCO, which was designed as a place of worship and housed Colegio Nacional de Monserrat, Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús, and the former headquarters of Universidad Nacional de Córdoba.

For a cultural night, the city council offers occasional events, including tango on Friday nights. Teatro Libertador San Martín is the city's largest theater and offers musicals and concerts. Córdoba has a vibrant nightlife, with a wide variety of sounds, from tango to alternative music. La Cañada is a popular area of bars and open-air spaces to drink. The district of Cerro de las Rosas is another haven for night owls and is famous for its fine dining. Córdoba also has its own type of music called "cuarteto", a catchy blend of violin, piano, accordion, and bass. You can find it in various venues throughout the city.

***The official currency of Argentina is the Argentine Peso (ARS).