History & Muralism: Guadalajara Walking Tour

History & Muralism: Guadalajara Walking Tour

Are you looking what to do in Guadalajara? Stroll the historic center hosted by a local expert. Live a one-day cultural experience that will take you through the history, traditions, and ways of life “Tapatíos”.

You will visit the main attractions of the city center: squares, monuments, churches, walkways, colonial buildings, and local craft shops. Appreciate the striking murals of Jose Clemente Orozco, one of the great exponents of Mexican muralism.

After learning the history, and appreciating the architecture and art, we will end up in the Libertad market where you can find dozens of options to try the traditional food and drinks of Jalisco such as tejuino, torta ahogada, and birria.

This is a full immersion tour into the local culture. It is designed to share knowledge and create a social, friendly, and fun atmosphere. An indispensable tour if you have a few days to explore Guadalajara.

Benefits:

• Knowledgeable local guide
• Access to Cabañas Museum
• Small Group Tour

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Plaza de Armas, Plaza Colon Zona Centro, Guadalajara 44100 Mexico

Surrounded by the most important buildings in the historic center, it is the oldest square in the city founded in the 16th century

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Parroquia El Sagrario Metropolitano, C. José María Morelos 348, Zona Centro, 44100 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico

Inaugurated in 1839, it was the first parish in Guadalajara made of golden quarry with a beautiful neoclassical style. It is one of the architectural jewels of Guadalajara.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Guadalajara Cathedral, Av Alcalde 10 Zona Centro, Guadalajara 44100 Mexico

Appreciate the exterior and interior of the bishopric's headquarters. Its construction began in the 16th century and today it is the most important Church in the state of Jalisco and one of the largest in the country.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Rotonda de Los Jaliscienses Ilustres, Alcalde @ Hidalgo, Guadalajara Mexico

Neo-classical style monument dedicated to the most important men and women in the history of Jalisco.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Palacio Municipal de Guadalajara, Av. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla 400, Zona Centro, 44100 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico

The Guadalajara Municipal Palace is a neocolonial-style building built between 1949 and 1952 that is the headquarters of the Municipal Council of the capital of the state of Jalisco.

Stop At: Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Jalisco, Avenida Independencia Ote. 502 Zona Centro, Guadalajara 44100 Mexico

Inaugurated in 1790 was the Guadalajara Court during the viceregal period, later the military barracks and the seat of the Jalisco congress. In its main staircase, you can appreciate one of the murals of the Jalisciense muralist José Clemente Orozco.

**Access to the place is subject to availability according to the indications of the state government**

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Plaza de la Liberacion, Guadalajara Mexico

Plaza dedicated to the independence of Mexico, built in the 50s.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Teatro Degollado, Av. Hidalgo y Morelos Zona Centro, Guadalajara 44100 Mexico

Opened in 1866 during the war of reform, it is the most important theater in the city in terms of beauty and acoustics.

**Access to the place is subject to availability according to the indications of the state government**

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Plaza Fundadores, Paseo Collado s/n Zona Centro, Guadalajara 44100 Mexico

The square is dedicated to the foundation of Guadalajara in 1542. You could appreciate a bronze sculpture made by the local artisan Rafael Zamarripa dedicated to the founders.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Plaza Tapatia, Avenida Hidalgo y Morelos Zona Centro, Guadalajara 44100 Mexico

Built in the 70s, it is the largest and newest square in the historic center, dedicated to commerce and the sale of handicrafts

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Hospicio Cabañas, C. Cabañas 8, Las Fresas, 44360 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico

In it, you will be able to appreciate the masterpiece of one of the 3 greatest Mexican muralists: José Clemente Orozco. These are 57 fresco murals painted on the walls and domes of the main chapel.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mercado Libertad, Javier Mina y Calzada Independencia, Guadalajara 44100 Mexico

Visit the largest traditional market in the city and Latin America of its kind. In it, you can find typical food, regional crafts, and souvenirs.

Duration: 15 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Hora de Inicio: 10:00 AM
Duración: 3 To 4 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Av. Ramón Corona 31, Zona Centro, 44100 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Access to Cabañas Museum
  • Knowledgeable Local Guide
  • Small Group Tour
  • Entry/Admission - Parroquia El Sagrario Metropolitano
  • Entry/Admission - Guadalajara Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Hospicio Cabañas
  • Entry/Admission - Mercado Libertad

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