The city of Guadalajara is the capital of Jalisco is located in the central region of the state, is the second most densely populated city, is home to Mexico’s most important in terms of culture, industry and economics, known in the world for its rich tradition and for its cuisine, with high economic potential and important tourist attractions. This city is characterized by different cultural activities take place there, as the festivals of various topics, including the international book fair, its folk festivals and more. It was the cradle of VIPs, including artists, writers, poets, filmmakers and many more. Guadalajara has many museums of great historical and architectural importance, where various exhibitions are carried out everything that has to do with art. This is a beautiful city full of history, attractions and entertainment, places must be visited are:
The cathedral, the pride of the city by the majesty of its two towers of 65 meters, considered the symbol of the city, in addition to exhibiting in the architecture styles of Gothic, Baroque, Moorish and neoclassical. The Teatro Degollado Neoclassical style, with Italian influences, has frescos refer to the fourth canto of the Divine Comedy, she performed in opera, ballet, concerts and plays, is one of the main tourist attractions in Guadalajara. Guadalajara Regional Museum, which displays in each of its 14 rooms the history of this region through fossils, pre-Columbian archaeological sites, colonial paintings and works of famous modern artists from Mexico. Its facilities show the beauty of its architecture and highlight the Baroque façade.
Government Palace, is another architectural gem of baroque Doric door and large windows, a witness to great events. Another attraction of Guadalajara mariachi, a fundamental part of Mexican folklore, as in the world is identified with Mexico.
The rodeo, national sport, where the man takes pride in its domain to inflict great beasts with special expertise, activities taking place in different places and are accompanied by mariachi music. Another major attraction of Guadalajara is Lake Chapala, located in the eastern region of Jalisco, famous for its horseback riding and a rich gastronomy based on seafood, just minutes from the lake is the village of Ajijic of great movement craft. Then there are the thermal waters of San Juan Cósala. Visit Guadalajara and enjoy an unforgettable vacation.
Government Palace: The building was completed in 1774. The Government Palace is also famous because it was where Father Miguel Hidalgo in Mexico abolished slavery.
Guadalajara Cathedral: Construction began around 1560 and took over 50 years to complete. The current towers are not that old original was destroyed in 1818 earthquake. He had to build new towers in command of the architect Manuel Gomez Ibarra in 1854. The Cathedral is located on 16 de Septiembre between Hidalgo and Morelos.
Regional Museum of Guadalajara: The building currently occupied by the museum was started around 1743. Its original use was as the College of Saint Joseph Seminary. As Museum of Fine Arts was inaugurated on November 10, 1918. Its founder and first director was John Ixca Farias. It is part of the National Institute of Anthropology and History from its inception in 1939.
Lake Chapala: Chapala Lake is undoubtedly one of the most famous in Mexico and not the resources to provide the lake, if not by the color of its waters. The well-nicknamed Red Lake, should the color of the water it runs through a clay soil, high in iron.
Charrería: The rodeo is still the identity of an entire people, is the most Mexican of all sports.