Guadalajara Things to Do

  • Things to Do
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  • Things to Do
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  • Things to Do
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  • 1. Cabañas Cultural Institute

    The Hospicio Cabañas biulding is a work of architecture which distinguishes the city of Guadalajara with its neoclassic beauty. Nowadays, this location is a cultural institute dedicated to propagating...

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  • 2. Hospicio Cabañas

    Build to be a a shelter for orphans, elders and destitute people. The construction began in 1805 and open its doors 5 years later with the name "The house of...

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  • 3. The Cathedral

    It is a wonder, I would say apart from Hospicio Cabañas (UNESCO site) this cathedral is the second most interesting place to visit in Guadalajara.It was built...

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  • 4. Hospicio Cabañas

    This is a UNESCO Patrimony of the Humankind, a must visit in Guadalajara.It is one of the oldest and largest hospital complexes in the Americas. They compare...

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  • 5. Templo Expiatorio

    Beautiful gothic temple located a few blocks southwest from the main downtown area.I found out about this temple on VT, and I decided I wanted to see it even...

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  • 6. The Cathedral

    One of Guadalajara's main symbols, this impressive church - where many different architecture styles are mixed - is located right in downtown, next to the State...

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  • 7. Downtown

    Visiting the downtown is a great experience, there you will find the history ofthe city and a lot of historical buildings including the symbol of the city, the...

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  • 8. charreada

    A charreada is well a Mexican rodeo, and in Jalisco it is very popular a real recognized sport with strict rules and lots of competitions. I think in some ways...

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  • 9. Tequila express

    See travelog for the whole trip story -- tequila express Travelogues This is some really special trip the VTer gets to enjoy the Mexican people enjoying there...

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  • 10. Tapatio Tour of the City

    The city bus tour is an experience that you wil neve forget. If it is a good day, you can sit atop the two deck bus and enjoy the open air while touring. You...

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  • 11. Teatro Degollado

    The best theater in México. No kidding! is a piece of art! The Degollado theater is located in the city's downtown and was inaugurated on 13 September 1866 . ...

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  • 12. Tonala marketplace

    A visit to Guadalajara is never complete without a trip to Tonala, at least for me!. Tonala is not the typical touristic place, is more a suburb area with the...

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  • 13. Visit a Historic Cemetary

    Guadalajara has several amazing cemetaries that you can visit to get a sense of the city's history. The most atmospheric has to be Panteon de Belen, which is...

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  • 14. Monument to Beatriz Hernandez

    Behind the Teatro Degollado and on a side of the Plaza de los Fundadores (Founders' Plaza) , you will found the statue of Beatriz Hernández wich commemorates a...

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  • 15. Rotonda de los heroes ilustres

    A beautiful circular monument-cementery located next to Cathedral. This is the resting place for the military, political, and artistic elite born in Jalisco....

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  • 16. Los Arcos de Vallarta

    An opportunity you should not miss is to watch the famous "Arcos de Vallarta" this is a beautiful monument representative of Guadalajara, build in 1942 by Arq....

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  • 17. Templo Expiatorio

    The main Door were made of wood of Granadillo by Jesús Gómez Velazco and have incrustations of bronze made by Benito Castañeda. At the front facade it has 3...

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  • 18. Templo Expiatorio

    A Beautiful Catholic Church with Gothic Arquitecture. The design was made by the Arq. Adamo Boari ( the same famous italian arquitect brought to México by...

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  • 19. Mercado San Juan De Dios

    A Market place, full of people were you can find a little of all, a lot of imitations (channel,etc) and honestly is not that cheap, better stuff to buy at...

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  • 20. Day Trip: Lake Chapala & Surrounding Towns

    Lake Chapala and the towns of Chapala and Ajijic make an easy day trip or weekend trip from Guadalajara. Busses leave the Central Vieja about every fifteen...

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  • 21. Drive Under a Big, Yellow Arch

    If you enjoy sitting on benches and sending mail (see my infamous Mexico City tips), you'll LOVE driving under a big, yellow arch! Los Arcos del Tercer Milenio...

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  • 22. Monkey Around!

    Zoologico Guadalajara is a decent zoo (no cement pits a la Vancouver's Stanley Park in the 1980s) feautring a wide variety of animals, Latin America's largest...

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  • 23. Day Trip: Tequila

    Tequila makes an easy day trip from Guadalajara. We got there by taking a bus from the Central Vieja (old bus station) in central Guadalajara, although it would...

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  • 24. Rest and Relax at the Park

    Parque Agua Azul is a great place to escape the hustle, bustle, noise, pollution and general unpleasantness of Guadalajara! It's located south of the center on...

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  • 25. Ride the Tequila Express!

    The Tequila Express is "the" Guadalajara day trip. You need to book your tickets at least a week in advance, but preferably earlier. I booked mine in person at...

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