The city council runs free tours (in Spanish) of central Guadalajara at 9.30am and 7pm. Tours, which leave from the Palacio Municipal,...
Guadalajara’s twin-towered cathedral is the city’s most beloved and conspicuous landmark. Begun in 1558 and consecrated in 1618, it’s...
On the north side of Plaza Guadalajara is the Palacio Municipal, which was built between 1949 and 1952 but looks ancient. Above its...
Plaza Guadalajara information
Directly west of the cathedral, Plaza Guadalajara is shaded by dozens of laurel trees and has great cathedral views, a few fine cafes and fun people-watching. On its north side is the Palacio Municipal , which was built between 1949 and 1952 but looks ancient. Above its interior stairway is a dark mural by Gabriel Flores depicting the founding of Guadalajara.