Hermosillo Travel Guide

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Hermosillo Things to Do

  • Trolley Bus

    In Zaragoza Plaza you can take a ride at the trolley bus which will take you to the both modern and old Hermosillo. The guide, whom is dressed like the 20's, will explain the history of each place it takes you. This trolley stops in Dona Maria shop, make sure to buy "coyotas" and candies there!

  • Government Palace

    It's construction began in 1881 and ended in 1906. On it's murals you can view a good part of Sonora's history. A very beautiful building!!

  • Zaragoza Plaza

    In this plaza you find the Cathedral and the Government Palace. In the center there's a kiosk from where you can have excellent images. Full of big trees and some street vendors, this place is definitely a great choice to spend a relaxing and comfortable time.

  • Hermosillo's Catedral de la Asuncion

    This Cathedral was built in 1877 and it's the city icon. Don't miss the chace to visit it. It's located in the Zaragoza Plaza.

  • Sonora's Museum!!

    This place used to be a jail and now it's a museum. Find out more about Sonora's history and antique mexican ruins by visting it. Don't forget to enter to the catacombs which are very impressive. There are a bookstore and a souvenir shop.

  • Cerro de la Campana

    Or Bell's hill it's a great choice to have a look of the city, speically at night. At the top there's a communications antenna of local TV. It is a popular destination by locals and some couples who wants to have some "privacy" =)


    This beautiful 19th century building houses the executvie branch of the Sonoran State government. Within the building - like in many other Mexican States - murals, which were painted in the 1980’s, depict the history and mythology of Mexico and Sonora. Sonora was a longtime backwater for Mexico, a definite deadend due to both the far distance from...


    Rising slightly to the east of the main square and festooned with television and communication towers, the Cerro de la Compania (Hill of the Bell) provides a grand panorama over the vastness that has become Hermosillo. The hill is a longtime favorite with locals - both for the view and as a romantic haunt. Recntly, the government has beautified the...


    Named for the Mexican general who defeated the French at the battle of Puebla, May 5, 1862 = Cinco de Mayo - The square is flanked by the Casa Mayor (City Hall), the Palacio Gobierno (State executive offices) and the Catedral. It is dominated by a central ironwork bandstand. Compared to other Mexican cities, the central square is not as large and...


    Not Hermosillo’s largest church, but certainly its most important one as it is the seat of the Bishop. Situated on the west side of the Plaza Zaragoza - Hermosillo’s zocalo - the church looks across the square to the Palacio Gobierno and the Casa Mayor. The Church dates back to the 18th century, but it took over a hundred years to build and is...

  • Sea of Cortez

    Not exactly Hermosillo, but close by. Visit the coast and enjoy some of the natural beauty of the Sea of Cortez. While most folks in and around ""Hillo" consider the small resort area of San Carlos pretty interesting in terms of night-life, I would also plug the undeveloped, and under-developed areas of the coast that are populated by smaller...

  • Missions of the Ruta del Rio de Sonora

    Drive out of Hermosillo and follow the route of the Sonora River, that's more or less what the Jesuits did (without benefit of cars) centuries ago as they founded their network of missions and visitas that dot the landscape between Hermosillo and Southern Arizona.


Hermosillo Hotels

  • Hotel San Sebastian

    Periferico Sur 96 Col Y Griega, Hermosillo, Sonora, 83290, Mexico

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Hotel Lucerna Hermosillo

    Blvd. Paseo Rio Sonora Nte. #98, Col. Proyecto Rio Sonora, Hermosillo, Sonora, 83270, Mexico

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Fiesta Americana Hermosillo

    This was a very nice hotel. I would recommend it. The room was especially clean, with modern...


Hermosillo Restaurants

  • A taste of Sonora

    Enjoy eating and drinking listening to a live mariachi. These places are one of the most populars in town and you gotta visit them as they are next to the other. They are visited by many famous people whom you can see their pictures in a wall. Chances are you are invited to sing along with the mariachis!!!

  • Tacos light?

    Convenient location, popular hang-out, a place you can eat tacos and have 'light' food at the same time . . . Tacos served in big lettuce leaves (hence, the 'light' label) a Light (lechiga y carne asada) costs 12.00 pesos and an Ultra Light (Lechuga y filete de pavo) costs 12.00 also.

  • roasted meat tacos

    DON'T you miss the chance to try one of north's specialities!!!! This place is owned by one of my grandmother's friend and I've been there several times. If you haven't eaten roasted meat tacos, you haven't been in Hermosillo!!!

  • Seafood tacos???

    You not only find tacos in Mexico City but in Hermosillo too, so there are a lot of street stands selling the famous Tacos Fish. Basically it's a shrimp taco and you can put whatever you want to it like lettuce, mayonaise, etc. Very tasty, very cheap, very Hermosillo!!

  • My favorite in Hermosillo

    Each time I go to Hermosillo, I have to stop by in Antojeria El Centro. It's a perfect place to eat or have a coffee and also I like its decoration. It's a popular restaurant between the upper class people in town.

  • Lorencas, Caramelos and Tacos

    Most people eat standing up, inches from the traffic passing by on Kino Blvd. There are two plastic tables with plastic chairs. A small radio hangs from a telephone pole and lets you hear a local station. A pick-up truck serves as the prep kitchen. After a few months of cowardly taco-only visits, I started ordering other stuff -- like lorencas and...


Hermosillo Nightlife

  • Dancing

    Neo is a popular nightclub in town visited principaly by young people but you find people from any age. It offers live music as well as the latest hits on the radio. Make sure to arrive early as it is very crownded! no sneakers!

  • Banda music``

    El Grito is probably one of the best places in Hermosillo to go out and get "The Banda Experience." Live music, enthusiastic dancing, and loud atmosphere all combine to make this one of the few nightlife options downtown. Big belt buckles, cowboy boots, you get the idea - right?

  • Fun at night

    This is a nice place where you can enjoy modern music, live music and discjoke, you can find people from 18 years Old unti 40 or more with young heart...drink beer, tequila, whisky... No wear tennis or shorts..


Hermosillo Shopping

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    I can't remember!: Souvenir shopping

    by jmbredeck Updated May 27, 2005

    Small shop with T-shirts, ironwood scultpures, and several other types of nice mexican gifts. It wasn't exactly cheap (what is?) but, they had a decent selection of quality things.

    What to buy: Ironwood carvings, t-shirts, maybe an ashtray!

    There's a shop (or there used to be a shop . . .) located next to, that is - on the roght side - of the Soriana located near the baseball stadium. Streets are Luis Encinas and Solidaridad (which is the Periferico on the West side of town.) This Soriana also has some movie theatres next to it.

    Seri indian carving, quail

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Hermosillo Sports & Outdoors

  • Baseball

    The city's baseball team is the Naranjeros de Hermosillo. The city had an American Basketball Association team, the Hermosillo Seris. On January 26, 2007 the Naranjeros won their 14th title in history, the team with the most titles in the Mexican Pacific League.

  • Beisbol

    The big sports event of the year is the baseball season, which allows everybody to go to the stadium and watch the home team - The Naranjeros - play.Of course the REAL attraction at the game is the spectators themselves - brought to you (if they´re cute and can dance) on the pantalla grande. Sunglasses, binoculars, cool dance moves

  • Baseball games

    The baseball is the favorite sport in Sonora, from October to February is the time to to the stadium and enjoy the baseball game or you can watch by TV...The Team of the "house" are The Naranjeros de Hermosillo..


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