Fodor's Expert Review Casa de Cortés

La Antigua Ruins

Although locals call it Casa de Cortés, the 16th-century customs house actually had nothing to do with the conquistador. Little is left of the structure, which once housed 22 rooms surrounded by a huge courtyard. Its crumbling masonry has been reclaimed by clinging vines and massive tree roots.


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Av. Independencia at Calle Ruiz Cortés
La Antigua, Veracruz  91687, Mexico