This city is located in the state of Veracruz surrounded by mountains. If you want to find a lot of attractions, make different plans and get to know a region of great cultural relevance, don’t wait any longer to discover Orizaba.
As we mentioned above, it belongs to the state of Veracruz. In it we find the White River or the Orizaba River, in addition to several mountain ranges. It has also been the capital of Veracruz since 1874 and has been considered a magical town since 2015 thanks to its long history.
Orizaba magical town
In this small but interesting territory you have too many things to do and visit. If you like heights and admiring nature, then you must take the cable car, located in the ecopark Cerro del Borrego.
Within the same you can take this route from the heights to explore the wonderful landscapes of Orizaba for $50; this route is more than 900 meters, are you ready to feel like a bird? There is also another activity that both children and adults like: you can jump from the zip line for only $100.
Do you like airplanes? Orizaba’s Aeroparque is located at the Barberán y Collar airfield. It consists of a real Boeing 727-200, a control tower, the Aviation Museum and much more. Visiting hours are from Monday to Sunday from 10:00 to 19:00.
Another great plan is to visit the planetarium and watch NASA images in real time. In the virtual reality workshop you will put on a pair of goggles that will give you a 360-degree experience. If you feel like it, come to Cri-cri Avenue from Monday to Sunday between 11:00 and 18:00 and get your tickets.
The magical town of Orizaba has achieved this nomenclature thanks to the stories and legends that have passed from mouth to mouth over the years. The house of legends compiles all the most important stories of the city.
Another plan with nature as the main protagonist is the Ojo de agua lagoon, a place that many swear was enchanted by a mermaid. Perfect also to go with children as there is a water park that will make them have fun.
If the universe fascinates you and you are looking for similar experiences, the Ka’Yok’ planetarium in Cancun is also one of the most acclaimed in the country. In addition, you can have a vacation full of cultural activities and also enjoy the sea, beach and Caribbean sun.
Palacio de Hierro Orizaba
It is an iconic building in the city of Orizaba located on Madero Norte. It was designed by Gustave Eiffel and opened in 1894. It is open to the public every day of the week with free access from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. There you will find several museums and the planetarium.
Similar to the Palacio de Hierro we have the Palacio de Orizaba, a building constructed at the beginning of the last century and in whose interior is the Museum of Fame. Its address is Colón Poniente and admission is free from 8:00 to 19:00.