Guadalajara Travel Guide
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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.
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
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
Things To Do in Guadalajara
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The chance to see murals by Orozco: Titanic works by this distinguished artist adorn several buildings.... Read more
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
The conquistadors had a difficult time founding Guadalajara. A decade of Indian uprisings and Spanish crown interference caused the capital of... Read more
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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