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Culture of Guadalajara. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Plaza Tapatia In order to see the diversity of attractions of Guadalajara, you will definitely need more than one day full of sightseeing. Travellers should definitely see The Basilica of Our Lady of Zapopan, This building is distinguished by a unique architectural style. The dome of the church is a magnificent example of Moorish style, and the facade of the church is decorated in Plateresque style. The construction of the church was completed in 1730. You can hear many interesting superstitions and legends connected with this religious building. The main relic of the church is the statue of the Virgin Mary, which is made of corn paste.
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Palace de Goberno is a striking architectural landmark of the city. This is a magnificent building made in the neoclassical style, the construction of which was completed in the 18th century. Nowadays the beautiful building has become the home of several administrative agencies. The palace is also open for tours. During the inspection of its magnificent halls visitors will be able to see the priceless works of the famous painter Jose Clemente Orozco. His murals have decorated the palace since the time of its foundation. Plaza de Armas Square is the location of a no less eye-catching architectural monument - the Palace of Government. This building also features very unusual architectural style and its interior space deserves the highest praise. You will see antique furnishings right at every step of your walk. Skillful masters spent many years creating these true masterpieces.
Guadalajara is also home to several family houses. The family mansion of Lopez Portillo is surely among the most remarkable places of interest of the city. The house has survived to the present days in almost perfect and untouched state and is now used as a museum. Among the priceless collections of the museum you will see beautiful European furniture of the 17th century, original decor items made of precious wood and precious metals, as well as other antique accessories, which were used as decorations for luxurious mansions of members of wealthy families several centuries ago. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The beautiful cathedral remains one of the main symbols of Guadalajara. The construction of the building was started in 1561. The works were fully completed only in 1618, so the building is an original and harmonious mix of different architectural styles. In the beginning of the 19th century the building was damaged in a huge earthquake. After this architects had to build two new towers for the cathedral. No additional changes and renovations to the exterior of the building have been added since that time. The walls of the cathedral house several priceless religious relics.
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Pyramid Guachimontones

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Later on, 9 cylindrical buildings were found on the territory of the old city, built according to the scientists' assumptions in the period from the 3rd to the 9th century. Presumably the pyramid is the temple dedicated to the god of wind. The height of the largest pyramid is 18 meters. The pyramid Guachimontones is stepped and contains 13 steps. On its summit is a sort of observatory, the exact purpose of which can only be guessed. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Guadalajara

Culture guide to Guadalajara. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Guadalajara: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Guadalajara. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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