Much of a nation’s comes through its ability to generate revenue through industries and the usage and development of advanced methodologies. To that effect, the country’s economic status among the nations is an important parameter and crucial ingredient in its overall image. Hermosillo, situated in Sonora, is one shining example of a Mexican city that has its roots deeply fixed into economic growth and industry. It is, in fact, one of the country’s most important industrial centers. Despite the fact that its an industrial center, the city is a big draw for tourists with its many museums, impressive buildings and typical Mexican extravaganza.
In the vast Sonoran desert, the city lies on a plain surrounded by desert vegetation on all sides. The only city to provide purified drinking water for domestic use, Hermosillo is a popular stop for tourists who happen to be the road aficionado types. Places in the city worth a look include, among others, the Cathedral de la Asunción, the Plaza Zaragoza, the iconic Government Palace of 1881, and, among the natural wonders, the Cerro de la Campana, a small mountain symbolic of the city. Museums are another of the city’s strong points, and you should definitely visit the Regional Museum, the Museo de Sonora and the Museo de Culturas Populares e Indígenas. All of these museums are sure indicators of the rich Mexican heritage.
And since you have come to Hermosillo, dont leave it without paying attention to the Centro Ecológico de Sonora, if you happen to be a nature lover. The ecological center will satisfy you with its comprehensive collection of 300 species of plants and about 200 species of animals. Also worthy of note are the two important festivals in the form of Fiesta de la Vendimia (the grape harvest festival) and the Feria Exposición Ganadera e Industrial (The exposition of livestock and industry). You’d be amazed at how much Hermosillo can offer you. Just visit it.