Guadalajara by a local guide
Hi, I’m Athziri, a design student in Guadalajara. In this tour, available in english and spanish, I will invite you to see an iconic place in Guadalajara from other eyes: those of architecture.
These sites are soon recognized for their architectural beauty and the mysteries they hide.
Join me to discover what they are
Guadalajara by a local guide. In this tour I will invite you to see an iconic place in Guadalajara from other eyes: those of architecture.
Guadalajara, the city founded 3 times.
The name Guadalajara comes from an Arabic word meaning ‘river of stones’, ‘river that runs between stones’, or ‘valley of fortresses’. And beyond rivers and fortresses we find a beautiful city. Full of impressive and preserved architecture. The goal of this tour is to know the most representative of its historic center.
10am-11am Meeting point : Our tour starts in the historic center of the city of Guadalajara, right in front of the cathedral. The most emblematic place of the old downtown. Place of the kiosks famous for its muses, here we will tell the history of the government palace. Also, we will talk about its beautiful fountains, how the kiosks arrived and the wonderful multi-architecture.
11:00 11:30 Firstly, we will enter the Cathedral, and explain the meaning of its stained glass windows, its different architectural styles and of course its history.
11:30-12:00 Secondly, we will walk to Plaza de la Liberación and arrive at the Degollado Theater.
12:00-12:30 After that, we will talk about the history, architecture and the new uses given to this famous and wonderful theater.
12:30-13:00 We will go to Plaza de los Conquistadores to walk to the Hospicio Cabañas.
13:00-14:00 In the small square in front of the Hospicio we will talk about its histore. In addition, its multiple refurbishments through the years, its architecture and its precious interior.
14:00-15:00 Then, we will enter the Hospice. This tour will focus on the art inside the Cabañas: its murals. We will also talk about its construction. For instance its magnificent vaults and multiple patios, today used as open museum rooms.
15:00-16:00 In conclusion, we will finish this tour with a lunch in one of the traditional restaurants that offer delicious typical mexican food. That my Guadalajara by a local guide !
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- Guide Name Athziri Santana
- Vendor: Athziri Santana
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Product LocationAvenida Alcalde, 44200 Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexique