Guadalajara Travel Guide

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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.

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Guadalajara Hotels

Tourists often opt to stay in colonial-style hotels in the Centro, which is convenient to many of Guadalajara's sights. For a lovely stay in the historic...read more

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Guadalajara Restaurants

The most popular international restaurants are scattered about west Guadalajara, but some of the best Mexican food is near the main attractions in downtown...read more

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Guadalajara Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    The chance to see murals by Orozco: Titanic works by this distinguished artist adorn several buildings.... Read more

  • The Struggle of the Huichol

    The Huichol (WEE-chol) Indians' true name is Wirraritari, or "people who populate places of thorny plants." It's a fitting name for this hardy... Read more

  • Guadalajara Background

    The conquistadors had a difficult time founding Guadalajara. A decade of Indian uprisings and Spanish crown interference caused the capital of... Read more

  • Slowly Shaking Off Stereotypes

    Guadalajarans have begun to come into their own. Called Tapatíos (a name possibly derived from the Nahuatl word tlapatiotl, a pre-Hispanic measure... Read more

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