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Preparing your trip to Guadalajara: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Plaza Tapatia 1. When you plan to make a travel, you should definitely not forget to bring some warm clothes with you. In the daytime this place can be rather hot, and when night falls to the city the temperature drops to +13 ° C even in summer.
2. Travelers, who expect to spend a lot of time walking in fresh air and visiting various excursions, are recommended not to visit the city in July. During this period it always rains a lot.
3. Tequila remains one of the most popular souvenirs among travelers. It can be purchased at any specialty store and at a trade fair. Many tourists are often confused by the low price of the drink, but in fact the local tequila is of a really high quality.
4. Experienced travelers recommend going to suburbs of Tlaquepaque and Tonala for shopping purposes. They are famous because of a rich choice of various shops and outlets. Moreover, special craft shops offer their visitors to purchase incredibly beautiful glassware and ceramics.
5. The city is distinguished by an excellent public transport system. Buses here ply from early in the morning until late at night. Tourists usually enjoy making bus tours to the city’s suburbs. A road to Lake Chapala will take you less than an hour. Copyright
6. Savvy travelers are recommended to visit shops and restaurants located in the eastern part of the city. The western area is considered a new one and so its territory is home to a huge number of elite stores, luxury hotels and restaurants.
7. Travellers are recommended to visit the city in late August, when Guadalajara hosts a large music festival. At this time of a year you can visit various interesting events. What’s more important, the entrance to many concerts, fairs and children's presentation is absolutely free.
Guadalajara has several amazing hotels with a unique historical atmosphere. A special place among them is Quinta Real Guadalajara. This luxurious hotel occupies a unique historic building … Open
8. The best way to exchange currency is to visit banks. As a rule, they offer most attractive exchange rates. There are also special exchange offices in the city, some of which serve clients around the clock.
9. In order to rent a car you will need a passport, a driving licenses of the international standard and a credit card with the required amount of collateral in the account. There are also some limitations to renters. The age of a renter must be at least 21 years and his/her driving experience must be at least one year.
10. When going for a walk, tourists are recommended to take a copy of an identity document. Entering many recreational facilities that work at night is possible only after you show your documents.
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Toilet with Glass Floor

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The room in which the toilet is today was once the elevator shaft. After the conversion of the building, a new application has been developed for this purpose. Although not everyone can get into the toilet, the curious tourists can see this unusual sight. For this you just have to rent the chic design appartements for a few days. Guests can use the unique toilet at any time. The former elevator shaft is impressively lit with the headlights, which intensifies the impressions of the stay on the glass floor. … Read further

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