Orizaba

Orizaba, Mexico

Orizaba, Mexico at Dusk

Orizaba is located 20 miles from Cordoba, its sister city, in the state of Veracruz, Mexico. Its name comes from the Nahuatl language meaning “valley of happy waters.” One of the notable sites of the city is El Palacio de Hierro (The Iron Palace). Designed by Eiffel and built with 600 tons of steel it is now longer used as the city hall but is a tourist attraction. Other tourist attractions include the Church of La Concordia and the State Art Museum.

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Cordoba

Cordoba, Mexico

Cordoba, Mexico

Cordoba is a city and a large municipality in the center of the state of Veracruz, Mexico. It has a warm and humid climate and has existed since 1618 and was originally built by the Spanish for protection from rebelling slaves.

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