Hermosillo, capital of Sonora, Mexico, is well known for its
perfectly lined streets and modern architecture. Some of the city's
buildings and monuments are over 250 years old making this a historic
Among its tourist attractions are: San Antonio Temple, Holy
Spirit Chapel, Asuncion Cathedral (eighteen century), Government Palace
-where there is a mural representing the History of Sonora-, Plaza
Zaragoza, Regional History Museum, Madero Park, Culture House, and the
Plaza of the Three Cultures. Close to Hermosillo is the "Cerro de la
Campana", where there is a magnificent viewpoint where you can see the
entire city as well as the Abelardo Rodriguez dam.
For those who enjoy ecology, there is the Ecological Center,
created to obtain information regarding the ecosystems found in Sonora,
as well as to promote appreciation for the natural resources and
heritage from the Sonora culture. Also, 35 miles from the Capital is "La
Pintada" area, where cave paintings can be found.