Photo: Edgar Guzman, Naranjeros de Hermosillo Stadium
Hermosillo was founded where the Sonora and San Miguel rivers meet — north of a semi-arid zone and just 65 miles east of the Sea of Cortez.
As the capital of the state of Sonora, the city offers a variety of options for travelers. The downtown area includes a historic center (centro historico), featuring beautiful buildings, colorful plazas, and museums.
Must visits: Museo Regional de Sonora (Regional Museum of Sonora).
Nuestra Señora de la Asunción Cathedral was constructed from 1877 to 1908 in Neoclassic and Baroque styles.
There are guided tour of Sonora’s Government Palace, which houses artistic murals illustrating significant event in the history of the state.