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Cordoba. Where old meets new.

Cordoba, the second largest city in Argentina, is the capital city of the province of Cordoba situated in the center of the country and lying on the Primero River. Recognized for its Spanish colonial architecture, it is also a city where the old truly meets the new. As home to the Manzana Jesuitica (Jesuit Block) - a 17th century complex with active cloisters, churches and the original campus of the oldest university in the country, Cordoba also boasts a large student population which gives it a very youthful vibe.  

 

Not surprising, when the sun sets the bustling city is filled with a vibrant nightlife, theaters and museums. Dating back to the 1940's, the traditional Cuarteto music - a distinct blend of violin, piano, accordion and bass - can be heard flowing into the streets from trendy bars and clubs. Cordoba is also known for its rich leather, textile, automotive, glass and food-processing factories. 

Just outside this dynamic metropolitan city, the foothills of the Cordoba Mountains meet the plains of the Pampas. Here you will find the picturesque sierras providing a calming respite ideal for hiking and horseback riding.

Cordoba is also the origin of Gaucha Chica's newest collection of home goods, Calma Cordoba Home. Sourcing and designing unique items for your home that represent the beautiful organic resources from this under-recognized Argentine region. Explore the Calma Cordoba Home collection.

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