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Guadalajara Travel Guide

Plan Your Guadalajara Vacation

The Guadalajara region's must-see sights can be found in four major areas: Guadalajara city itself, Zapopan, Tlaquepaque, and Tonalá. Each can be navigated on foot in a few hours, hitting the major sites, though to get a good feel for these places one must devote at least a day to each—and more to Guadalajara city.

Top Reasons To Go

  1. The chance to see murals by Orozco Titanic works by this distinguished artist adorn several buildings.
  2. Shopping for crafts at the source Master craftsmen practice their art in the suburbs of Tonalá and Tlaquepaque.
  3. Experiencing the most Mexican of Mexican traditions Jalisco State is the land of tequila, mariachi, and jarabe tapatío (the hat dance).
  4. Varied excursions Close to the city are Mexico's largest lake and the town of Tequila, the birthplace of the country's famous firewater.
  5. Visiting the site of pre-Hispanic ruins Los Guachimontones, in the foothills of Tequila Volcano, is redefining western Mexico's archaeological past.

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