Guadalajara is ready to share its essence with you.
It is a destination infused with true Mexican life. Your favorite salty taste of tequila, pulsating sounds of mariachi music and the awkward, but truly Mexican sombrero all originated in Guadalajara.
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In addition, in Guadalajara you are closer to great cuisine than ever. From street dining to sophisticated dishes Mexican cuisine is all hot. Whether you prefer a sandwich in a pavement cafe or exquisite restaurant you should eat in moderation.
After filling dining the best way to burn your energy is sightseeing. Attractions include;
- Guadalajara Cathedral built in 1618 it features an eclectic mix of gothic, neoclassical and Palladian architecture
- Plaza Guadalajara, a cathedral with circular fountain and restaurant
- Palacio de Gobierno, a historical center of the government of the State of Jalisco
- Plaza de la Liberación features a sculpture of Miguel Hidalgo, a person to sign the Mexican Declaration of Independence
- Templo Expiatorio, a neo-gothic cathedral built in the late 19th century
As soon as Mexico was captured by the Spanish in 1521, Guadalajara was settled by the Spanish Conquistadores. The resistance of locals resulted in bloody campaigns in the area. The area was totally taken over after the Mixton War (1540-1542). On September 16, 1810 Mexico gained independence from Spanish rule and soon Guadalajara grew into a prosperous city.
Today Guadalajara has developed an industrial base that introduced it to the world as the most business-friendly destination in Latin America. The city is proud of the ranking of the top ten in Latin America city by gross domestic product and the second strongest industrial hub in North America after Chicago.
But industries don't prevent Guadalajara from being vibrant and striking destination. Divided into five parts - Guadalajara, Zapopan, Tlaquepaque, Tonalá and Zapopan, - it is a destination for all kinds of experiences. Tonalá is a great place to complete some purchases and enjoy art, while Zapopan features colonial architecture with beautiful cobbled streets and tiny lanes. For its architecture it was named as the Guadalajara’s Beverly Hills. The city is so compact that you can navigate in on foot, but first you need to find a place to stay.
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